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Senior Principal Embedded Software Engineer

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New Malden, London
£58000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
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Date Added
July 4th, 2024

Senior Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Our client provide safe, efficient and reliable Navigation Solutions for the commercial and defence maritime industry. With over 100 years of history, they are established as a major global provider, operating in over 10 countries, with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas and Asia, and employ over 360 people.

They are always looking for talented individuals to help drive their mission to provide best in class maritime navigation solutions. Whether you're just starting out or have proven professional experience, their wide range of engineering opportunities will provide you with a unique opportunity for you to fulfil your career aspirations.

They are a truly multidisciplinary team, with engineers from electronics, software, mechanical, system engineering and system test backgrounds all working in integrated teams to develop best in class products and solutions. They foster development, and your knowledge and career will develop no matter your experience when you first join the team.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Create embedded software for new products
  • Support product testing activities
  • Work in the Software team and collaborate with Hardware team
  • Participate in AGILE-based development.
  • Participate in code reviews and regular team meetings.

Skills & Experience


  • Strong experience with both C# and C++ languages
  • Strong experience with Real-time multi-threaded software concepts
  • 6+ years' experience as Embedded software engineer


  • Build environment
    • OpenEmbedded
    • Bitbake
    • Makefiles
  • Networking
    • Protocols (UDP TCP/IP etc)
    • Analysis tools (e.g. Wireshark)
  • Linux Kernel and CLI tools familiarity
  • BASH scripting experience
  • Python language experience
  • Xilinx UltraScale+ and/or 7000 series experience.


  • U‐Boot concepts
  • Wt web GUI library familiarity
  • Experience of AMD Xilinx Vivado toolset
  • Knowledge of radar concepts
  • Experience of ASTERIX (cat240) Radar Data protocol
  • Knowledge of analogue devices RF transceiver integrations

Personal Characteristics

  • Good communicator and able to influence thinking/get point across
  • Able to present and summarise complex information to a wide audience
  • Self-sufficient and self-motivated approach
  • Able to assess priorities and order their own work
  • Able to work in tight deadlines


When you join the Company, you'll also enjoy a range of attractive employee benefits:

  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews
  • Up to 8% contributory pension scheme.
  • Up to 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Option for a compressed working pattern (alternate Fridays off)
  • Hybrid Working Policy
  • Private Medical Healthcare Cover (dependant on level of role)
  • Ongoing training and development
  • A range of other benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Bike Scheme, EV Car Scheme, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme and more.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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