Senior Software Engineer

50000.00 - 58000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP58000/annum Pension, Private Health Care etc
09 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Position: Senior Software Engineer
Location: Hertfordshire
Term: Permanent
Remuneration: to cGBP58K pa & Full Comprehensive Benefits

Our Client; a Globally operating Tier 1 Automotive company that specializes in the supply and manufacture of high technology electrical and electronic components, supplying most of the major Automotive OEM's, are enjoying continued growth in terms of new projects. Given this rise in new business, their task now is to find an experienced Senior Software Engineer, to join their Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering department on a permanent basis. On offer to the successful candidate will be a neogitable, albeit dependent upon relevant experience, basic salary, together with a full and comprehensive benefits package.

Reporting to the Team Leader of the RFQ Team, you will take additional responsibility for the following:
-To design and develop electronic and instrumentation products for the Automotive market that meet quality standards.
-To provide Software support to their RFQ team, customers and design and development teams.
-To continuously research, report and document the trends for electronics in the European Automotive market.
-The department shall, where suitable in regards to resources, equipment, experience etc..., provide my Client's European sales offices with technical support for RFQ's, exhibitions, workshops and similar types of activities.

Job Responsibilities in detail are:
-To design, develop, code and test Embedded Software.
-Liaise with outsourcing suppliers.
-To act as a mentor for the less experienced Software Engineers in the department.
-Participate in quotation activities where duties include, deciding microprocessor concepts and other hardware components, estimating resource requirements (memory, clock, ports etc), estimating development lead-times, preparing and presenting chosen software strategies and development procedures to customers.
-Evaluate and select software test and development tools (compilers, emulators, debuggers).
-To assist with the development and implemention of standardised software design methods and processes.
-To investigate and keep up to date with new software design methods and processes.
-To co-ordinate and participate in benchmarking activities, such as research, record and present customer profiles and trends.
-To assume a supervisory role in supervisor's absence.

Qualifications and Experience ideally required:
-Should ideally be educated to Degree level in Electronics or Software Engineering, although lesser qualifications and plenty of relevant experience may be considered.
-You will have significant Software Design for Embedded applications experience from within an Automotive environment.
-You will have experience in a technical lead role for Embedded Software development.
-You will have some experience/understanding of Automotive body controller projects.
-Experience with HMI development design and tools is preferable.
-You will have the ability to develop Software architecture from system level customer requirements
-You will have a knowledge of real-time programming in C and assembler.
-You will have a very good knowledge of Embedded Software design and engineering tools.
-You will have a good understanding on electronics hardware design.
-Should be prepared on occasion to travel nationally and internationally, be legally able to work in the UK and have a valid driving licence and passport.
-Not essential, but fluency in German, French, Japanese on top of English would be ideal.

Is this you? If so, I'd love to hear from you??????????????????????????????

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