Senior Firmware Engineer

Based inAberdeen

Published2nd October 2017

Salary£55000 p/a



Stafffinders’ client is a leading technology company with a strong focus on electronic, software and mechanical research and development supplying the Oil & Gas industry globally. Continuing to enjoy sustained growth and success, they are currently seeking talented engineers to enhance their reputation for innovation and to keep them ahead of the competition.

As a pivotal member of the R&D team, you will design, develop and test firmware for downhole and surface tools, being responsible for the full firmware development life-cycle.

Key factors in the design and development of the firmware will include: Low Power; safe failure modes; existing communication protocols and design methodologies; the impact of harsh operating environments.

You will be degree qualified with experience of writing embedded C code on 8/16 bit microcontrollers, having completed complex coding projects in the past and can provide examples of this.

You will have developed a good understanding of the unique requirements and pitfalls experienced when designing code for microcontrollers along with a reasonable understanding of digital electronics and to a lesser degree analogue electronics, able to follow circuit diagrams and use tools such as oscilloscopes and the like.

You will be a lateral thinker, having the ability to come up with unconventional solutions to design challenges and designing custom algorithms.

This is fast-paced environment, often working to tight delivery schedules, so the ability to prioritise and take ownership for projects is essential.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Stafffinders which is operating as an employment agency.


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Stafffinders is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.