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Embedded/Firmware Engineer

Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Development
Salary £30000-48000
Location Other

Our client is a trusted toy and games developer for some of the world's leading entertainment brands. They develop a diverse roster of titles for handheld devices, interative toys and consoles.

They're looking for a new member to join their internal R&D / software engineering team to help design and create firmware for their extensive slate of current projects, plus new and exciting projects for 2018 and beyond.

At the higher end you will primarily be programming in a C based environment for SOC's based on the ARM Cortex Mx series of devices from manufacturers such as STM and Nordic, examples of these being the STM32F0x, STM32F3x, STM32F4x, Nordic nRF51x and Nordic nRF52x.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong background in C programming.
  • Good understanding of low level comms such as i2C, SPI, UART.
  • Able to operate in often resource constrained environments.
  • Able to read, understand and make use of the data sheets and SDK's from various vendors.
  • Ability to get familiar and up to speed with new kit very quickly.

Would Be An Advantage:

  • Good understanding of IMU's covering accelerometers, gyros, pressure sensors etc.
  • Embedded Linux knowledge.
  • RF comms including WiFi and BLE.
  • Assembly language.
  • Interests in robots and drones.
  • Use of SVN.

For more information about this excellent role contact Greg Brotherton at greg@aswift.com or give us a call on 01709 834777.