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  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Rate: Up to 50.00
  • Start Date: 16/08/2019
  • Duration: 6 months+



Looking for an Embedded C contractor with around 3 years + experience.

This role involves supporting existing developments and working on the commercialisation of new developments with focus on the Control Plane aspects of the system.

You will also investigate customer issues, porting features across multiple customisations and taking an active interest in developing and improving Control Plane testing and diagnostics.

The software is written in "C" and runs in a resource constrained, Embedded, Real Time environment.

Day to day tasks:

  • Design and document individual modules.

  • Develop and test (unit, system and acceptance) firmware of major scale and complexity

  • Maintenance of software including defect investigation

Your background and experience:

  • Degree (or equivalent qualification/experience) in maths/science/software/electronics

  • Excellent proven understanding of 'C' programming language for resource constrained Real Time environments where MIPS and memory have to be utilised carefully

  • Effective team player and good communicator

  • Excellent problem solving ability and tenacity in finding root cause for complex issues with focus on delivering results

  • Excellent oral and written communications with attention to detail

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience of developing Embedded protocol software ideally wireless communications

  • Understanding of Embedded debug techniques and tools especially using ARM processors/too

  • Knowledge of a Scripting language such as Perl or Python

For more information, please apply below and i will give you a call.

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