Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Role Title: Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Reporting To:Chief Engineer – Embedded Software  
Location:Head Office at Birmingham Business Park
Ref. No.RRF-110
Role Purpose:As a member of the Embedded Software team within Sprint Power, you will be working on a range of demonstrator and production projects, developing software for embedded systems in automotive applications. You will be involved in all stages of the software development process, and liaise directly with customers, suppliers, and other engineering teams.

Key Aspects of the role:

  • Provide technical delivery of embedded software activities.
  • Creation and management of software requirements.
  • Architectural design of the software.
  • Development and testing of embedded C code.
  • Integration of application and base software.
  • Support system integration activities and provide debugging capability during development.
  • Interface with customers and suppliers.

Qualifications, Functional Experience & Skills:


  • Degree qualified in an Engineering or Science related discipline as a minimum 5 years of experience successfully delivering projects in an engineering environment, either in an OEM, Tier 1 or Engineering Consultancy for production or R&D programmes.
  • Supporting systems engineering processes and software development lifecycle.
  • Embedded firmware development, deployed onto and interfacing with bespoke hardware.
  • Experience of C/C++ languages in real-time embedded systems.
  • Software development to MISRA C coding standards and guidelines.
  • Authoring required documentation, including requirements specifications, technical reports, test specifications, user manuals, work instructions, etc.
  • Bench testing and practical validation of software functionality and safety requirements.
  • A history of interfacing with external stakeholders (e.g. customers or suppliers) for dealing with technical queries and resolving technical issues.


It would be beneficial if the applicant has experience in the following areas:

  • Automotive communications protocols e.g. CAN, CAN-FD, Flexray, UDS, OBD, J1939 etc.
  • Development of low-level drivers and software for xEV components e.g. BMS, inverters, DC/DC converters, etc.
  • Familiarity with Automotive SPICE development framework.
  • Use of standard automotive diagnostics and calibration tools.
  • The application of systems and software modelling languages (e.g. UML, SysML) and tools (e.g. Simulink, Targetlink).

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated, creative and adaptive team player.
  • Willingness to take on roles, responsibilities and challenges required to achieve company goals and objectives.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Able to Prioritize and organize project workloads, schedules and tasks.
  • Strong presentation, report writing and communication skills.

Other Features of job

  • Eligible to work in the UK.
  • This role is based at our Head Office at Birmingham Business Park, 0900 to 1700, including 30-minute paid break 5 days a week.
  • UK Travel very occasionally.

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