Embedded Software Engineer – Health Tech


Full time
Posted 2 years ago


We are working with an independent technology company where scientists, engineers and designers collaborate to invent and develop new products and technologies – Your work will help facilitate life-changing inventions!

This is coding with real-world impact. 

Your coding could help shape the future development of global healthcare. Join their Health Tech team and you’ll create code to enable life-transforming treatments. You’ll get to lead the firmware development for prototypes and inventions that will turn complex science into new technologies. Every breakthrough creates simple-to-use, patient-centric solutions. 


The goals are audacious, requiring high levels of communication, alignment, trust, responsibility, and insight. It’ll place you on a rapid journey by broadening your skills and understanding of new technologies.

They’ll help you develop into a consummate consultant.

This means you’ll get to grow your technical, project leadership, and client-facing skills to new heights. And when leading, you’ll get to promote these values – but when acting as a team member – your razor-sharp focus on the project goals will be key.


The focus will be on Software engineering for robust real-time embedded control systems in C/C++.

This will lean on your knowledge of embedded micro-controller architectures and embedded interfaces (e.g. SPI, I2C, UART, USB) and protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, BLE, Modbus).

When necessary, you’ll also apply your understanding of hardware debugging techniques. 

Whether you’re in the early stages of your career or an established Software Engineer, you’ll need a track record of achievement and academic excellence to thrive in this role.  

They want to hear about your collaborative, analytical, and structured approach to tackling complex technical problems and your ability to plan and pre-empt potential coding errors. 

Your application will have a distinct edge if you’ve worked within a highly regulated industry having developed whole systems and demonstrated ownership of risk and quality management.


Our client prides themselves on being an employee-owned business, operating from green surroundings within Cambridgeshire.

They are currently building new purpose-built, sustainable offices and labs in the same location.Their culture encourages shared ideas and technical collaboration whilst providing you with the freedom to do your best work.

Employees benefits such as 25 days holiday (pro-rata for this 6 month fixed term contract) and a cycle to work scheme.

  • Annual profit-related bonus
  • Employer pension contribution of 12% of pensionable pay
  • Private medical insurance for employees and dependants
  • Free lunch and all-day refreshments
  • Life insurance worth 6x salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave, with the option to return part-time for a year
  • Electric car leasing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • A wide range of activities including squash, Zumba, yoga, arts and crafts, and their very own rock band!
  • Local sports facilities and theatre discounts and memberships
  • A comprehensive relocation package is also available, if applicable

So, what’s stopping you?!

If you have the right experience and would like to be considered, apply online today, or feel free to call us on 01223 953 678.

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