Firmware Engineer

Posted yesterday by Fort Recruitment

DE4, Oaker, Derbyshire

We are seeking a Firmware Engineer to join a busy design and development team working for an outstanding company that operates in the utilities industry.

Firmware Engineer – The Role

  • Developing and implementing software for industry specific hardware
  • Designing firmware solutions based on company or project needs
  • Assist in designing and documenting detailed firmware specifications and test plans
  • Ensuring that firmware is always functional and up-to-date
  • Evaluating existing firmware performance
  • Troubleshooting firmware
  • Creating instructional technical manuscripts for firmware operations
  • Performing code reviews

Firmware Engineer – Candidate Requirements

  • Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant Degree
  • 3+ years of experience developing firmware for real-time embedded systems
  • Experience designing code for test and manufacture
  • Solid C programming experience on 16/32-bit microprocessor embedded platforms
  • Good understanding of software architecture and bare-metal design principles
  • Experience with cellular M2M modems or other LPWAN for IoT applications


  • Arm Cortex M, MSP430, M16C, Python, Bash, Scripting, Assembly experience
  • IAR Embedded Workbench, SVN, Doxygen, Jira familiarity
  • MODBUS, RS232, RS485, MQTT, I2C, SPI experience

Firmware Engineer – Benefits

  • A starting salary of £40,000pa
  • 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
  • Personal Pension Scheme

If you think you have the necessary skills and experience for this Firmware Engineer role, then please apply for this position today

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