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Senior Embedded Engineer

Job Location: Cork

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00620666


- Job description

Senior Embedded Engineer

Location: Cork

A self-starter with the ability to provide support to our existing and new customers, we are looking for an experienced Embedded Software Engineer to be based in in our Cork office. 
The role will be to work with a team of engineers in disparate locations, in the ongoing delivery of embedded software projects. 

The ideal candidate will be technically strong with the ability to lead other engineers, with over 5 years’ experience in software development on embedded platforms.
Strong experience of Continuous Integration – comfortable with development tools, build systems & software debuggers.  Experience of agile practices and tools such as Jira & Confluence, and experience of automation tools such as Jenkins. Skilled at software configuration management and experienced with working in a Linux environment.

Ability to script with a high proficiency in Python and to code in C/C++. Good communication skills, with the ability to handle queries from our clients and help resolve issues they may have with software within our scope of responsibility. Experience of Digital Video CPE platforms with the ability to work with SOC vendors and OEMs to resolve issues with platform integrations would also be an advantage. Availability for short term international travel also required as needed.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

An honours degree or post-graduate qualification in computer science, electronic engineering or related discipline.
A minimum of 5 years software development experience with a strong understanding of the software development lifecycle and software development methodologies. 
Strong Software development skills in C, C++ and Python programming languages
Embedded Operating Systems, experience working with Linux and compilers etc.
Embedded software development for device drivers, protocol stacks or integrated applications.
Embedded Debugging, Real Time, System Specification, and Test planning and realisation
Familiarity with SCM tools and concepts
Strong oral, analytical, time management and written communication skills
A passion to learn and to work with new technologies


Experience in working with disparate teams of software engineers in remote locations
Experience working in a continuous integration and agile environments
Digital TV, Broadband and Audio/Video technologies.
Familiar with Jira,  Confluence,  Jenkins and similar tools and concepts
Strong understanding of software concepts and  issue identification with a view to prioritising and resolving such issues
Ability to develop and maintain processes that support and automate finding and resolving software issues.
Understanding of PHP,  Javascript and JSON
Strong time management skills

Support for preparation of proposals

Experience in estimating work

Supporting technical business development activities

Responding to RFIs/RFPs

What are the next steps?

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