Low level Embedded Software Engineer

Somerset  ‐ Onsite
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Embedded Software Real-Time Operating Systems Security Software ARM Architecture Configuration Management Computer Programming Debugging Linux Embedded C FreeRTOS Product Lining Subcontractors Relationship Management Subsystems System Lifecycle Systems Integration Security Systems Pikeos Hardware Debugging


World Class Defence Organisation based in Bristol is currently looking to recruit 2x Low level Embedded Software Engineer subcontractors on an initial 6 month contract. The role will likely be required to be onsite, but it can be worked on a 4-day week basis.

Contract Duration: 6 Months initially and then ongoing.
Hourly Rate: £70.00ph (Umbrella)

Low level Embedded Software Engineer Job Description:

Bristol Embedded Software provide Real Time solutions for our in house advanced weapon
Bristol Embedded Software develop Real Time software solutions for Missile Units/Subsystems. We design, develop, build, integrate, test and support the whole SW product.
The Low Level & Security software engineer will be responsible for the through life development of one or more of the internally developed security solutions and bespoke product lines.

Skillset/experience required:


  • Embedded C programming & debugging
  • Hardware/software integration experience
  • Experience working to standards
  • Experience with ARM processors
  • Basic Linux skills


  • Full software life cycle experience (design, development and test)
  • Knowledge of Real Time Operating Systems (eg PikeOS, FreeRTOS)
  • Knowledge of Lauterbach debug tools
  • Experience with ARM Cortex-A series processors
  • Knowledge of ARM TrustZone
  • Knowledge of IBM Configuration Management tools (RTC/EWM)
  • Very interested in knowledge of Texas Instruments TD4A family of processors
  • Knowledge/Understanding of security software.

Start date
6 months +
(extension possible)
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