Embedded Software Engineer

  • Focusrite
  • High Wycombe, UK
  • Feb 26, 2022
Full time Information Technology Software Engineer

Job Description

Embedded Software Engineer
Term: Full-time, Permanent
Location: High Wycombe, with potential for some remote working
£35000 - £55000 pa + excellent benefits

Are you a passionate and determined Embedded Software Engineer looking for their next opportunity? Focusrite offer a chance to work at the cutting edge of Audio Technology, creating innovative, market-leading products for use in world-class recording studios, live sound, broadcast and post-production facilities, and education.

You will develop high quality real-time embedded software for our networked audio interfaces, participating in the whole product lifecycle - refining product specifications, producing innovative designs, generating estimates, resolving issues - as a part of a multi-disciplinary team.

We strongly value continuous improvement, and you will have the opportunity to contribute to the evolution of our technology and processes.

You should apply for this role if you have:

  • Strong debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with C and C++ in at least one of the following embedded environments:
    • Embedded Linux and/or FreeRTOS
    • XMOS microcontrollers
    • ARM Cortex-M and/or Cortex-A
  • Enthusiasm for working with and supporting a multidisciplinary development team
  • Confident written and verbal communications: you will need to be able to clearly articulate problems, estimates and approaches for both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Some experience of the trade-offs and constraints involved in embedded firmware design approaches
  • Active interest in music technology, production or audio engineering

It would be advantageous if you have some of the following:

  • Previous industry experience in firmware development roles, including any or all of the following:
    • Agile and/or Scrum team workflows
    • Git version control
    • Continuous Integration setup and maintenance
    • Development of automated integration and system tests
    • Test-Driven Development workflow
    • Experience of bare-metal embedded development
  • A technical or engineering-based degree
  • Confident Python and/or Bash scripting skills