Embedded Software Engineer – Bristol

Embedded Software Engineer

Cirrus Selection



The company has a customer order book of several years and good profits. They’re stable with controlled growth and a great pension & bonus. It’s a world leading, technical, scientific engineering enterprise and has an Embedded Software Engineer’s position.



They’re tasked with supplying a full range of hard real time software solutions for the next generation of missiles. This unique opportunity will allow you to develop technical and leadership skills across our broad range of products.


You will be developing embedded, real-time software. This is a hands-on role and requires the continued development and integration of missile subsystem software products and evolutions for future products. You will be developing software targeting C, C++ and/or Ada languages. This software will be integrated with other software from several sources, an OS, firmware and hardware.


There’s a strong emphasis on development and training.


Required: Software Engineer: tooling

  • Experience of development of embedded software in C, C++ and/or Ada.  It would be desirable for you to have knowledge of Real Time Operating Systems.

  • Experience of working in a collaborative manner with engineers from other disciplines and with international colleagues.

  • Experience in model-based development – either using UML tools such as IBM’s Rhapsody or MATLAB/Simulink.

  • An awareness of deploying software on real-time Operating Systems and ARM-based processing platforms. You will have an appreciation of firmware and electronics design.

  • Knowledge of modern software development practices. Knowledge of standards such as DefStan 00-55 & DO178B/C and restricted coding standards such as MISRA / SPARK would be advantageous.


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