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Principal Firmware Engineer

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Advanced Technology
  • Function: Engineering
  • Contact: Paul Robson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446117
  • Expiry Date: 25 August 2022
  • Job Ref: 62074

Principal Firmware Engineer – Milton Keynes - £ DOE

Our client is a highly regarded engineering consultancy, that has pioneered the application of high performance electric drives across a range of technology sectors, notably in the automotive and motorsport arena. They are seeking an experienced Principal Firmware Engineer, who will participate in and drive activities including requirement specification, design, implementation, test and integration of embedded software.

As Principal Firmware Engineer – You will be required to

  • Perform hardware related programming, and be involved in SW architecture and microcontroller selection
  • Integrate high level algorithms with low level embedded software drivers.
  • Develop dynamic and static code test and verification environment.
  • Configure AUTOSAR compatible base software and MCAL.
  • Develop complex device drivers for electric motors.
  • Contribute to design reviews of software projects and product design.
  • Manage / coordinating engineering changes and maintain detailed design records.
  • Any other tasks that are reasonably assigned to you by your line manager, including development activities, which are within your capability and grade

As Principal Firmware Engineer – You will

  • Have a degree in either Software or Electronics Engineering.
  • Be familiar with V process model in software development.
  • Have knowledge of protocols such as J1587, J1939, ISO14229 (UDS), i.e. serial communication, diagnosis and software download.
  • AUTOSAR experience and development activities within an AUTOSAR framework.
  • Functional safety, ISO26262 and safety critical development activities.
  • ASPICE & MISRA-C experience Agile SW development process.
  • Revision Control and Change Management software (eg. SVN, DOORS.)
  • Be an expert in C/C++, ideally for 32 bit microprocessors, microcontrollers.
  • Have Software-in-the-loop (SiL) or Hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) test and Freescale MPC57xx experience or similar.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter 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.