Connecting to LinkedIn...

Vacancy Details


105375 - Embedded Software Engineer - Antrim

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Antrim
Date: 7/07/2020
Job Reference: 105375
Contact Name: Karl Lippett
Contact Email:

Job Description

Embedded Software Engineer - Antrim - 105375
Embedded Software Engineer

Our client, a technology company in Antrim are currently looking to recruit an Embedded Software Engineer
for their site.

We currently have an opportunity for a highly motivated and talented embedded software engineer to enhance our dynamic software engineering team. The successful candidate will develop real time embedded software used in various products for advanced monitoring, control and automation of the low voltage distribution network. This role would be perfect for an ambitious engineer who relishes solving challenging problems and creating innovative, efficient and robust solutions that make a difference for our customers.

  • Understand domain and product requirements in order to design, develop and test high quality C/C++ software running on embedded platform with RTOS
  • Provide associated unit and functional tests within a continuous integration environment.
  • Participate in agile process collaborating with Product Owner, team members and other local or international stakeholders
  • Produce clear and concise design documentation
  • Participate in manual end to end system integration testing
  • Provide Support and maintenance for existing software

Required Criteria
  • Degree in Computer science / software engineering, or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years C/C++ development experience for embedded platforms
  • Practical experience using real time operating systems.
  • Knowledge of source code revision control, preferably GIT
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal

Desired Criteria
  • Development on 32 bit microcontroller (Atmel, Analog device blackfin), running an RTOS
  • Experience developing low level device drivers on embedded hardware
  • Experience using unit test frameworks e.g. TUT, Google Mock
  • Experience using scripting languages, preferably python
  • Familiarity with networking protocols such as TCP/IP, ZigBee and CAN
  • Code maintenance for “product quality” projects (Static code analysers, Code refactoring)
  • Familiarity with embedded hardware design
  • Familiarity with digital signal processing algorithms and methods including FFT, digital filters, re-sampling
  • Familiarity with control theory (PID controller etc.)
  • Experience working in an Agile environment with continuous integration.

Personal Attributes
  • A strong team player with determination and capability of meeting objectives under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues.
  • A positive "can do" enthusiastic attitude towards addressing the technical challenges facing us and our clients
  • Quality focused, conscientious individual demonstrating attention to detail along with high levels of ownership and commitment
  • Motivation to create high quality products and systems and learn new skills

For further information on this Embedded Software Engineer role in Antrim please contact Karl Lippett on 086 1070950 /

Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –
Please Note: HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval

Share this Job

“I have worked with HERO recruitment (formerly HERO recruitment) for a number of years both within my current and previous position. I have always found HERO recruitment excellent to partner with, the consultants know our industry and cultural fit and can therefore successfully source high calibre candidates to match our open vacancies. I find HERO recruitment very professional to deal with and any candidates I interview who are sourced by HERO always have a positive recruitment experience”.

Moira Faherty,
Human Resources Manager
Chanelle Group

“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
Engineering Manager 
Boston Scientific

“HERO have been a key strategic recruiting partner to Hollister ULC over many years. During our continued growth and expansion at our facility in Ballina, Hero have worked closely with us to really understand our recruiting needs, the calibre of talent we are looking for, and the fit for our Hollister culture. HERO have successfully sourced and placed candidates for us into Research and Development, Project / Process Engineering, Supply Chain and key Management roles.  They have a very experienced and professional team, and bring an excellent regional, national and international perspective”. 

Tom Horkan,
Asst. HR Manger
Hollister ULC, Ballina, Co. Mayo

"From the first prompt call-back to the ultimate congratulatory call to inform me of a job offer, Karl was an absolute professional; sound advice, solid research and knowledge of companies, unwavering persistence and friendly encouragement. West is best, so for anyone looking for a technical role, talk to Karl"

Fiachra Collins
Computer Vision Algorithm Team Manager

“HERO Recruitment continues to be a valued partner in supplying high calibre candidates to all three Boston Scientific sites in Ireland. In particular they have been successful in delivering on specific roles for key project scale-ups. HERO has also provided on-site recruitment presence during increased activity when required and consistently operate in a highly professional and competent manner”.   

Lorraine McDonnell,
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Boston Scientific 

“HERO Recruitment were instrumental in sourcing and delivering key talent to the organisation and enabled us to meet our key deliverables within our start-up phase. They thoroughly understood our culture and constantly over delivered on our expectations. Our partnership with HERO Recruitment has without a doubt been  a professional and collaborative one. HERO exceed themselves in all aspects of recruitment and are an absolute pleasure to work with”.

Christine Power,
VP of Human Resources

“HERO recruitment is an extension to our talent acquisition team. From hiring strategy meeting to the induction of the right talent, the HERO recruitment team provide an exemplary service. They are knowledgeable about our business needs, responsive and thorough. A true talent acquisition partner”. 

Orla Keady-Giblin,
Human Resources Manager
Ingersoll Rand – Thermo King

I am extremely grateful to Anne-Marie at HERO Recruitment for helping me land an opportunity in Ireland. She had a great deal of information regarding the job profile, was extremely prompt in arranging an interview and followed it up brilliantly. She was an excellent point of contact between the employer and me during the whole process. She has good knowledge about the process and was well aware of the timelines. I would recommend Anne-Marie, HERO Recruitment to anyone who is looking for opportunities in the country

Nikhil Pradeepkumar
Optical Engineer
Valeo Vision Systems

Clients we are proud to work with