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Are you an experienced software engineer who enjoys working on a variety of projects in a diverse range of fields? Do you have a passion for working in the embedded devices sector and with innovative and disruptive technologies? As a Director of Software, you will be working in a dynamic team environment with world class engineers across a broad range of disciplines, leading technical and commercial activities in a new arm of our business.

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We work on client projects as a team, combining the feel of working in a start-up with the resources and support of a globally successful company. In this position you’ll play a leading role in the continued expansion of our global services, focused on winning and delivering projects for our west coast clients. In helping our clients, you will make a difference by being a part of the solution, and you’ll have both the freedom and backing to drive personal and technical success.

You will carve out and have responsibility for delivering in our substantial professional fee-for-service consulting and technology design & development business, on our team covering connected devices in a range of domains: Telecoms & Mobile, Digital Services, Wireless Communications, Professional Radio, as well as our growing Aerospace sector.

This is an entrepreneurial role which requires a passion for disruptive product development and the use of state-of-the-art technology to deliver business impact in a range of markets. Your understanding of such technologies and your desire to succeed in both the technical and commercial domains will enable you to be trusted by clients and internal teams to guide the creation of world-changing technological innovation. You will lead and work on exciting programs like:

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Market Sector: Aerospace



Our work in this sector includes:

  • Raising awareness of the value of the professional services that Cambridge Consultants delivers in the connected systems space
  • Developing strong and trusting relationships with senior executives and technology leaders in client and potential client companies
  • Development of cutting edge services that complement the product and technology offerings of our clients
  • New hardware and software design on large-scale multidisciplinary projects, up to and including some of the most complex engineering challenges ever undertaken.
  • Working alongside world class project managers and technical leads with state of the art labs, you will take responsibility for the delivery of successful projects to our clients.
  • Interacting with teams across diverse geographical markets, and technical teams from across the whole of the Cambridge Consultants global organization.

Cambridge Consultants is an extraordinary place to work. No two days are the same, the learning is continuous, and you will work with some of the world’s most amazing companies as trusted inside partners.

Day to Day

As a Director of Software within the Wireless and Digital Services Division (WDS), you will take a leading role in our embedded and connected systems business. You will be responsible for supporting our business development team, developing trusting client relationships, and most crucially, designing and delivering cutting edge technology in a broad variety of areas.

What You Need to Succeed


  • Experience in low-level embedded and systems software engineering
  • Experience and a track record of technology design and development within the mobile, telecoms, aerospace, or other connected systems sectors
  • Ability to support business development in the connected devices domain working alongside other commercial, project management and technical staff
  • A degree in an appropriate technical domain
  • Ability to personally lead greenfield project developments
  • Knowledge of wireless technology (for example: 2G/3G/4G/5G cellular, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and/or critical communications, custom radio solutions)
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in professional fee-for-service product development
  • Experience of complex, high-value, technical sales and delivery
  • Experience in software development for aerospace applications
  • Experience of taking products or services through the full development lifecycle

Why Cambridge Consultants?

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 multi-disciplinary teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems to solve difficult problems for our clients.

We recognise and celebrate individual talent and we understand the importance of letting individuals be just that. Our people are here to do the best work of their lives and our job is to provide the platform for them to do it. That means letting people pursue the projects that interest them and develop their career in whatever direction they choose, while maintaining a healthy, work-life balance.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse workplace. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels included and has a sense of belonging.

We value all people regardless of gender, age, disability, race, ethnic origin, parental status, language, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) are important concepts in the workplace and Cambridge Consultants Inc. is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, veteran status, military service, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law. Cambridge Consultants Inc. will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions in accordance with applicable law. 


Learn about Life at CCWhat to expect when applying


  • Choice of medical dental and vision plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • 18 vacation days for full time employees
  • Competitive base salary
  • Pay for performance
  • Profit share bonus plan based on company and individual performance
  • 401K with discretionary company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Relocation assistance, if applicable


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