Embedded Software Engineer

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 5 months ago
Contact Steven Cinnamond
Job Ref SC20_1561719106

Job Description

Role: Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Antrim

Salary: TBC

Grafton Specialist recruitment has been retained to recruit an Embedded Software Engineer for a leading sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions company based in Antrim.

The role

Recruiting an Embedded Software Engineer to develop software for the systems and products in our Electrification growth initiative within the business.

As an Embedded Software Engineer you will be playing a key role in the emerging BMS systems engineering activities within the company and with key partners and customers.

As an Embedded Software Engineer you will work within a cross-functional team to develop embedded software for next generation BMS technology to meet the needs of safety and efficiency of high voltage batteries for automotive, industrial and ESS applications.


  • Developing embedded C software for BMS product development
  • Supporting all aspects of the software product life-cycle, from initial software requirements capture, architectural design, coding design, implementation, test, and release to customers
  • Algorithm design and implementation for new functionality
  • Developing proof-of-concept demonstrations to customers and development partners
  • Working according to all agreed team procedures, including Agile/Scrum methods

Required Qualities

  • Honours degree in Software, Electrical / Electronic Engineering or a related discipline (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 2 years in relevant industries in an embedded software design role
  • Embedded C language skills, knowledge of microcontrollers and peripherals, low level device drivers and of communications protocols such as CAN, Flexray, SPI, I2C.
  • Excellent team working and communication skills

Preferred Qualities

  • Functional safety and cybersecurity skills
  • Knowledge of high voltage battery system and BMS
  • Excellent understanding of software development processes, like Agile or v-model, skilled in the use of source control tools such as SubVersion/GIT and be familiar with the full product development lifecycle.
  • Familiar with scripting languages, working knowledge of RTOS's, hardware peripherals and hardware interfaces, the implementation of algorithms and/or communication stacks on embedded targets
  • Experience with MISRA C and static analysis
  • Experience of test driven development
  • Experience with over the air communications would be an advantage

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Manufacturing and Procurement.

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