Embedded Software Engineer
Job ref: 1141
Cambridge Consultants creates exciting and novel breakthroughs in technology and products. We help our clients achieve the kind of game-changing leap forward that will transform their whole business.
At the heart of what we do are talented and motivated software teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems to solve difficult problems for our clients.
Examples of our work
The breadth of what we’ve achieved is such that our work has touched most people’s lives in one way or another, from the best-before date printed on the eggs that made your omelette to the Bluetooth chip that lets your phone connect with your car.
Here are just five of the many breakthroughs powered by the software developed at Cambridge Consultants.
- Robot Communications
Our breakthrough in 4G radio design enabled online retailer Ocado to create the most advanced automated warehouses in the world.
- Satellite Communications
Our world first with Iridium Communications lets rescue workers in remote locations keep in touch using the latest satellite phone technology.
- Wireless Pacemaker
We helped develop the world’s first wireless powered pacemaker, transferring energy to a leadless electrode using ultrasonic pulses.
- Smart Insulin Pen
Our battery-less smart insulin pen and integrated tracker app won an internationally renowned Red Dot Design Award.
- Aircraft Radio
The last time you flew anywhere, chances are your pilot was relying on the market-leading ground-to-air radio we developed for Northrop Grumman.
You will . . .
- Design and implement software for custom embedded platforms
- Participate in system architecture design
- Lead and participate in design reviews and code reviews
- Work with clients to define requirements
- Design and develop world firsts
- See your amazing ideas come to life
- Grow your own skills and responsibilities
- Choose the technologies you work with
- Proactive mentoring and training
- Work as part of a talented multidisciplinary team
- Don’t just work for one great company – work for them all
You must have a good degree in science, engineering, maths, etc. and a strong interest in embedded systems and software.
We are hiring at all levels from graduate to system architect.
- Good salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
- Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
- Pension scheme
- Life assurance plan
- Private medical insurance
- Travel insurance
- Disability insurance plan
- Free canteen - lunches and refreshments
- 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays
- Relocation assistance if applicable
- Excellent career development and training opportunities
- Flexible working hours
- Social committee
Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.
We’re looking for a software engineer, who is passionate about the DevOps movement, to join our world-class team delivering innovative digital services. You’ll be using the latest technologies to build and deploy automated cloud-based, extensible and scalable web services.
Cambridge Consultants are looking for high calibre candidates that can add new dimensions to our Machine Learning team. You’ll be working with the latest techniques in Deep Learning, Reinforcement Learning and more, to build unique products in a wide breadth of markets.
The role will encompass elements of the design across a range of projects – focusing on design for and transfer to manufacture, planning and implementing low volume assembly of complex electromechanical products. This will involve a high degree of technical ability, experience in design for and transfer to manufacturing, close attention to detail and a drive and determination to improve quality of a given design.
As a member of our test group, you will help to grow and evolve the group, through sharing and deliberate practice as well as reaching out to internal and external expertise. You will also have the opportunity to grow your own skills through our community and the variety of projects you will work on.
We are looking for an experienced RF Test Engineer to develop and implement test solutions for new ground-breaking wireless systems. Working closely with our RF Design Engineers you will be part of our test group involved in the testing of early prototypes through to the verification and regulatory testing of the final system.
We are looking for a lead hardware design engineer who wants to use their FPGA/ASIC and electronics design skills to develop breakthrough technology and world-class products.
Working with C# on Windows or Linux (Mono) you will work on secure systems for UK government. With knowledge of C#, Python and Web technologies you will develop and deploy systems with connectivity to embedded devices and employing analytics algorithms. As part of our ICE division (Industrial Consumer Energy) there will also be the opportunity to work with other industries : Industrial (including Robotics), Consumer and Energy.
This role will involve designing and building software for scalable cloud applications and would suit someone with experience in developing Service Oriented or Microservice based software systems.
Would you like to architect and deliver scalable cloud applications? Do you have experience in designing Service Oriented or Microservice architectures? Are you interested in working with the Internet of Things, Smart Homes, Connected Health and Wearable applications that deliver excellent cloud based services to end users?
The Principal RF Engineer will take a leading design role in the development of new ground-breaking wireless systems from initial client meetings through systems specification, detailed component level design and eventual hand-over to mass production.