Senior Embedded Software Engineer – 18 month Fixed Term Contract

Thales teams deliver cutting-edge solutions to armed forces the world over. We are Europe’s number one supplier of defence electronics and a leading provider of integrated air defence systems. But our people don’t just work with incredibly advanced technology. The armoured vehicles we build can resist the full force of improvised explosive devices, while our avionics solutions control some of the world’s most iconic military aircraft. Together, our people make the world safer.

Primary Purpose of Job
– Embedded Software Engineer
– Software development experience across the software development lifecycle
– Software design and test in real time embedded systems

Key tasks and accountabilities
– The estimation, analysis, design, implementation, test, debugging and qualification of software systems in a real time, embedded, safety related environment.

Technical and Professional Skills
– Real-time embedded Software Engineering (C and C++ preferred)
– Experience of a range of RTOSs, platforms and of the hardware/software interface
– Experience of a range of development environments
– IBM Rational Rhapsody in C++

– Working knowledge of DOORS and requirements management
– Experience of hardware/software interface and debug
– Experience of developing communications protocols (RS232, RS485, Ethernet, TCP/IP)
– Experience of developing to standards in a safety-related environment (DEFSTAN 00-55/00-56, IEC 61508, DO178B or similar)
– Familiarity with agile development and CI practices
– Testing software to high levels of integrity and coverage, using both static and dynamic testing

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