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Date Added: Wed 15/11/2023

Embedded Communications Iot Firmware Engineer

Cambridge, CB2, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Role: Mid-level or experienced Embedded communications IoT Firmware Engineer

Location: Cambridge + Hybrid working with 3x days onsite

Salary: £ competitive

My client based in Cambridge are looking to hire an IoT firmware engineer who is able to develop software gateway functionality for IoT device management and passing and managing sensor data before being passed to our AWS-based smart cloud system.

Anyone with IoT comms protocol experience: BLE, LoRaWAN, MQTT plus his AWS, Flask and Python experience is desirable or anyone who has developed a software gateway or has firmware experience.

Anyone with LTE and LTE radio modules (from an IoT perspective) would also be a huge advantage.

Key Skills Required:

At least 5 years of industrial firmware development experience.
Familiarity of various development environments and tool chains.
Experience developing on STM32 family microcontrollers.
Sound understanding of communication protocols.
Highly motivated problem solver able to work with minimum supervision.
Some IOT background e.g. Coap, LWM2M, MQTT,
Some use of C or C++ in a bare metal or RTOS environment is preferred
Exposure to GIT or SVN

The primary tasks for the role are as follows:

Firmware development in C.
Writing test scripts in high level languages such as Python.
Documentation (flow diagrams, code documentation, etc)
Create and maintain engineering records and design files.
Support in development of compliance testing and certification requirements.
Work with the Data Services team to ensure effective integration between products.
Support projects as they transition from concept to market readiness.
Mentor and support junior team members.

How to apply?

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