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Senior Embedded Engineer

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A leading technology and engineering services business that designs and manufactures bespoke battery systems for next generation aerospace applications is currently looking to recruit a Senior Embedded Engineer. The successful applicant will be responsible for the full development lifecycle of the Battery Management System (BMS) firmware. Initially the role will focus on development of a BMS and if required building a software team to support this. There are several project phases before full product certification is needed.

The Senior Embedded Engineer will:

  • Develop prototype BMS in view for certification
  • Develop and execute the software team strategy, processes, toolchains, and innovation
  • Provide technical leadership in the full development lifecycle of HV batteries, BMS, and electric aircraft powertrain integration
  • Work with the commercial team to evaluate opportunities and prepare programme bids
  • Work with programme managers to plan and execute electronics programmes
  • Engineering sign-off of software

The successful Senior Embedded Engineer will have:

  • Engineering Degree in related discipline
  • Experience in designing and implementing firmware for High Voltage Battery Management Systems (BMS)
  • Knowledge of comms protocols such as CAN and ISO SPI
  • Membership of an industry related professional body is advantageous but not essential
  • Knowledge of aerospace Design Assurance Levels (DAL), or Automotive Safety Integrity Levels (ASIL) is desirable
  • Knowledge of ARP 4754 and DO-178 (Aerospace electronic hardware development lifecycle) and or ISO26262 automotive equivalent is desirable