Position: Embedded Software Developer

St Neots, Full-time

Employment Type
Full Time
Job Location
Hail Weston House, Hail Weston, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 5JY, United Kingdom
Base Salary
Per year
Date Posted
10 January 2022
Job Description

Job description

The Embedded Software Developer position is a worker role designing and developing the software and firmware of our security systems and building energy management systems (see www.tensor.co.uk and www.heatingsave.co.uk). Development is in C/C++ and includes maintaining and porting Linux kernels to ARM-based processors, plus also creating custom drivers and applications in C/C++.
The role involves:

  • Maintenance of existing embedded firmware & drivers on the ARM Cortex A8, Cortex M3 and ARM9 platforms with future development on peripheral rich MCU using Cortex-M family
  • Work on the embedded firmware supporting TCP/IP Stack, UDP, RS485 and RS232 communications systems with encryption options, data processing of configuration and transaction data
  • Development of RFID based product
  • ZigBee development of our Smart Meter and Smart Energy products
  • Serving as a mentor for junior engineers

You will be joining our existing team.


You will be a bright, sharp, enthusiastic person who thrives in being a part of a team creating new and innovative world-beating products. Your required skills are:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering, or equivalent
  • At least four years of experience as a professional embedded engineer
  • Real-time embedded system design, development, debugging and support
  • Strong problem solving and debugging skills
  • Fluent in C/C++ software design
  • Bare board bring-up, low-level drivers, start-up code C and Assembler experience
  • Fluent in debugging real-time embedded systems
  • Experience with Git and SVN version control systems
  • Experience in interfaces, IP protocols, and hardware subsystems
  • Fluent in Keil, Linux, and Android development systems
  • Linux kernel and system programming experience
  • Awareness of deploying software on real-time Operating Systems and ARM-based processing platforms and have an appreciation of firmware and electronics design


  • Salary of £40,000 - £46,000 per annum (salary depending on experience)
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme available
  • Additional annual leave achievable
  • Mobile phone and laptop included
  • Car purchase scheme also available

Location: Hail Weston,St Neots,Cambridgeshire,PE19 5JY,United Kingdom, St. Neots PE19 5JY.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £40,000.00-£46,000.00 per year

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