Vacancy detail

Embedded Software Engineer

£45,000 – £65,000

Location: United Kingdom (Hertfordshire – Stevenage, Hertfordshire) Type: Permanent

Embedded Software Engineer

Employment Type - Full Time

Location: Onsite in Stevenage 4-5 Days per week

*Must hold a British Passport and be able to obtain or hold active SC/DV Clearance! *

Hey there, Embedded Software Engineers!

If you're looking for your next challenge, look no further! Europe's most successful Integrated Defence Company is seeking a talented individual to help design, build, and deploy Embedded Real-Time Systems. These innovative software solutions will be integrated into some of the world's most advanced Defence Products, including OS's, Firmware, and hardware.

As part of a small, multi-disciplinary team of software, systems, and electronics engineers, you'll work in a highly supportive atmosphere of interdependence. Together, you'll specialize in hard real-time software development, using SysML/UML and C, C++, or Ada programming, and model-based development using UML tools such as IBM's Rhapsody or Matlab/Simulink. Your contributions will be critical to the success of the team.

This global leader in the Aerospace and Defence sector is renowned for its next-gen Missile Systems, which are crucial to maintaining National Security and protecting Military personnel in Armed Service, including Army, Navy, and Air Force. Join this team of experts and make a real impact on the world by helping to deliver cutting-edge solutions that keep people safe. It's an exciting opportunity to grow and develop as an Embedded Software Engineer while working on projects that matter.

Essential Experience:

  • Development of Embedded Software with C and/or C++.
  • Real Time Operating Systems (Highly Desirable)
  • Model-Based Development - UML tools; IBM's Rhapsody or Matlab/Simulink.
  • Deploying software on real-time Operating Systems and ARM-based processing platforms.
  • Firmware and Electronics Design.
  • Knowledge of modern software development practices and standards; DefStan 00-55 & DO178B/C
  • Restricted coding standards knowledge: MISRA would be advantageous.


Having recently landed the top spot on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2023 league table, the team also claimed the Top Employer position in the Manufacturing category. Plus, they've been ranked amongst the Top 10 in Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Awards!

But that's not all. This company takes great care of their employees with fantastic career development opportunities, including an annual pay review in Feb/March, and access to a range of Learning & Development tools, courses, training and certifications.

During the pandemic, they made sure no employee was left behind. They didn't put anyone on furlough and no redundancies were made across the business. In fact, everyone received a pay rise and a full bonus that year.

They're also flexible with their working hours, so you can choose to start and finish early, and there's even potential for a 4-day working week on an adhoc basis, subject to agreement with management. On top of that, they have onsite restaurants and a gym, and they're planning to expand their recreational areas for employees.

Benefits Package:

  • Base Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
  • Annual Bonus: Circa £2,500
  • Pension can rise to 14% (6% Employee and 8% Employer)
  • 25 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • 6x Annual Salary Life Assurance Cover
  • Can claim OT (Dynamic Pay)
  • Annual Pay Reviews
  • Access to work class training and development Career tools
  • Pro Rata Bonuses; Graded against company performance and individual performance collectively.
  • Extended Benefits can be selected via a salary sacrifice (Dental Cover, Cycle to work scheme, extra holidays, mortgage support, tech discounts, share options and many more)

The team is currently experiencing an unprecedented level of growth and is set to deliver an incredible £18 Billion worth of projects over the next 6 years. This presents a unique opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and thriving organisation as it continues to build momentum with each passing year.

If this sounds like the kind of exciting and rewarding environment that you could thrive in, then we encourage you to apply using the link below or reach out to us directly to take the first step towards joining the team.

Contact: 02077806706

Embedded Software Engineer

Reference: AMC/RKI/ESES

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