Principal Embedded Software Engineer

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    Paul Coates

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    07947 342592

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Jonathan Lee Recruitment are looking for a Principal Embedded Software Engineer for an excitng R&D company based in Wiltshire.  You will be part of a Robotics Team working in a agile release train with a definition of done that spans low-level design, development, unit test, integration and regression test. The team focusses on a low-level platform that runs on ARM based in house designed PCBs. The platform runs a real time OS and the main programming language is C. The low-level platform interfaces to a Linux based high-level platform, hence experience of Linux user space development is desirable. The team specialises on the safety critical aspects of the robotics projects hence safety critical development/certification experience is required.



  • Embedded Safety Critical Software development/certification
  • Scrum Agile experience
  • Use of C and Python
  • Experience of low-level control of motors and sensors using UART, I2C and SPI
  • Low level debugging experience (including use of JTAG, oscilloscopes etc)
  • Version control (preferably git)


  • Experience in developing software to IEC 60730-1/IEC 60335-1, or equivalent
  • FreeRTOS and/or Micrium (or any safety critical embedded OS)
  • Experience of dedicated hardware bring-up
  • Ceedling / Unity / CMock unit test framework
  • Behave BDD testing
  • Linux user space development
  • Safety critical software development
  • Use of Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo etc.)
  • Creation of End of Line production line software
  • UML
  • C++ (C++ 11)

Suitably qualified and experienced Embedded Software Engineers should apply by contacting Paul Coates at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0) 07947 342 592 or by emailing their CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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