Firmware Embedded Engineer (Embedded Systems / Hardware and Software R&D)

Client Description:
Our Client is an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for mine safety, offers the services of a system integrator with comprehensive turnkey solutions including the full bouquet of multi-disciplinary services and program management methodologies required to ensure a successful and cost effective solution for the full spectrum of mine safety solutions and management.
Education & Experience Required:
  • A Bachelor's degree in electronic/computer engineering
  • A Master or doctoral level degree will be an added advantage.
  • 3-6 years’ experience in the Electronic Engineering field with emphasis on Embedded Systems
  • 5 years embedded C, C++ experience
  • Java / C# experience will be beneficial
  • Hardware and Software R&D Experience non-negotiable
  • Gas detection Technologies experience beneficial
  • Knowledge of Collision Warning and Detection Technologies
  • Instrumentation and Control knowledge
  • Familiar with wireless communication technologies
  • Experience with RTOS coding is beneficial
  • Experience with safety critical systems
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplinary environment will be an advantage
  • Experience with “Bare Metal” microprocessor coding
  • Capable of showing prior work done
  • Must be technically competent with good presentation & communication skills & a willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work towards deadlines.
  • Ability to be self-directed.
  • Design and develop various types of algorithms, control interfaces and drivers.
  • Capable of generating algorithms against business rules
  • Embedded Software design and maintenance.
  • Strong technical ability, especially the ability to see the whole picture without ignoring the detail.
  • Analyze higher-level defined project requirements and consequently define lower-level sub-system functionalities and solutions as required.
  • Interpret user requirements and specification in order to generate detailed item development.
  • Conduct design reviews of sub-systems, that is, hardware and software as required.
  • Prepare design information to a suitable quality and standard to ensure quality management.
  • Participate in the development of design standards and recommend modifications as appropriate.
  • Maintain networks and relationships with key customers, consultants, contractors, suppliers and planning authorities, in order to effectively deliver technical advice and meet deadlines on engineering projects.
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of relevant engineering legislation, engineering tools and policies as they apply to projects, and ensure that all engineering work adheres to regulation and requirements.
  • Confident in the use of multiple toolchains and debugging equipment.
  • Ability to work within constrained systems, and extract performance.
  • Ability to manage and work within complex code projects.
  • Capable of bringing up new hardware systems from scratch.
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Michelle Muir
Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment 
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