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We’re looking for a Lead Signal Processing Software Consultant to join our team, to manage and support the technical delivery of projects, develop sales opportunities with both new and existing clients, and advance Cambridge Consultants’ capabilities at the cutting edge of technology. 

What we can offer 

You will be part of the Signal Processing Group within the Wireless and Digital Services Division. The group is focused on component delivery of signal processing solutions for exciting and diverse products and services. Examples of projects we have worked on in the past are: 

We can provide a huge amount of variety in this role. You may be designing filters for simulation of a system one week, getting hands on with programming for a platform the next, or providing vectors or interpreting results from our hardware test team.  

We take pride in being ahead of the technology curve, working with and developing exciting new technology. Our accolades include being an Arm Approved Design partner collaborating to design cutting edge systems with the latest low-power technologies. The platforms on which we develop solutions includes devices from TI, ARM devices, PicoChip, Dialog, Tensilica HIFI, Ambiq, Cirrus Logic, and custom ASICs developed in-house. 

 The wide history of projects previously undertaken by the group have been implemented using a variety of software technologies. For embedded systems: C, C++, Assembler. For scripting and modelling: Matlab, Python, native Windows/Linux scripting languages. Utilising systems and processes: version control systems, issue tracking, continuous integration, test driven development.

As you continue to grow and develop your career, you will have the opportunity to become a technology leader and contribute to the strategic development of the department and its capabilities.

What you can bring 

You will be an experienced software lead who can utilise yourexpertise to develop and present technical work programmes, nurturing client relationships from initial interaction through to established partnerships. You will also make contributions to sales campaigns in the Wireless and Digital Services Division (including Telecoms and MobileSemiconductor, and Aerospace), and assist in the preparation of project proposals and statements of work in collaboration with our experienced team of Project Managers. 

As an experienced member of the group your role will involve being an integral member of project teams, often taking on a significant role in designing, implementing, and testing innovative and new technology. Effective communication skills and being able to describe your work and abstract ideas to audiences both technical and non-technical is an essential asset. This is a specialist role in signal processing, so experience in digital signal processing or algorithm implementation (particularly on resource-limited systems) and a solid understanding of Signal Processing concepts is a must. 

You will also have extensive programming skills in C or other low-level languages, and experience using scripting languages (such as Python or Matlab) to model and automate systems.

In addition, any experience of the following would be helpful, but is not necessary: 

  • Overseeing project teams of engineers 
  • Mentoring/developing other members of the team 
  • Engaging with sales activities and bidding 


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  • Competitive salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
  • Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life, disability and travel insurance, plus private healthcare
  • Free canteen - breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays, with flexibility to carry over / borrow
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Excellent career development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social committee
  • Discounted train season tickets, through Travel Plan Plus
  • Free shuttle service to/from Cambridge North train station, through Cambridge Science Park

Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees' careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

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