Embedded Software Engineer

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Jonathan Lee is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to join a leading technology company near Livingston easily commutable from Glasgow or Edinburgh. This is a permeant role with flexible working of 3 days in the office & 2 days working from home.

Why you will love it

Engaging and challenging projects that fulfil and develop you. People that support and inspire you to realize your full potential. A workplace centred on collaboration and integrity. At our company, we’re at our best when opportunities are met with passion, open communication and teamwork.

The Role

We are currently growing our technical teams across our business for a number of new projects. These projects will involve you working as part of a global team to deliver innovative solutions. You’ll be working with a mixed discipline team of engineers (software, hardware, mechanical, quality) to support our medical, telecommunications and aerospace customers.

We have multiple roles available, and if you have the attitude and aptitude to succeed, combined with creative engineering skills then our company near Livingston, Scotland could be the place for you. We require engineers who:

  • Enjoy learning about multiple technologies;
  • Can think laterally;
  • Are keen to be involved in the complete product development lifecycle from requirements capture into production;
  • And, are looking for a technically challenging environment.

This is the ideal role for a relatively new engineer who wants to broaden their technical skills; develop customer-facing skills; work on a variety of interesting projects; and harness latent leadership skills.

What you will do

  • Design and development across the full lifecycle from concept definition; requirements analysis; detailed design; software implementation and integration onto customer PCBAs; onto manufacturing functional test and production support.
  • Create high quality deliverables for our customers including, requirements documents; architecture and design documents; verification test documents; and most importantly source code for embedded systems, covering Qt GUIs, custom device drivers for numerous operating systems, and control algorithms.
  • Provide support for our continuous improvement activities and develop an understanding of how a multi-billion dollar manufacturing services company operates.

Essential Skills

  • Demonstrable ability to work as an individual contributor or as part of a team;
  • Experience with embedded development – have you played with a Raspberry Pi?
  • Experience developing cross-compiled software on ARM microcontrollers and/or ARM microprocessors;
  • Confident with the C and/or C++ programming languages;
  • Awareness of software considerations when reviewing hardware schematics;
  • Experience of debugging software and supporting board bring-up activities;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.

Desirable Skills

  • Awareness of Agile development practices;
  • Familiarity with one or more embedded operating systems – Linux, Windows embedded, VxWorks, QNX;
  • Awareness of real-time development and/or safety critical systems;
  • Awareness of scripting languages and continuous integration frameworks.

Required Education/Experience

You should hold an MEng or BEng in Electrical and Electronic engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline.


  • Technical development
  • Induction program and coordinated career development scheme
  • Strong mentoring scheme
  • Technical Leadership Development program
  • Flexible working hours – including early finish on Fridays
  • Social Committee
  • Free on-site parking and gym
  • On-site cafeteria
  • Contributory Pension Scheme

If this is of interest please send me your latest CV and mobile number. My contact details are – Email: Mobile:

We also have a £300 referral reward scheme for successfully placed engineers. Please send me any colleagues or friends who you think might be suitable.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.