Embedded Software Engineer (C, C++, Linux)

High Wycombe, England, United Kingdom


Embedded Software Engineer (C, C++, Linux)

Term: Full-time, Permanent
High Wycombe

Are you an engineer looking to be a part of an innovative team who create audio products such as synthesisers and audio interfaces for live music performance, studio recording and education applications?

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for developing embedded software from driver to application level. There will be close collaborative with other multidiscipline teams throughout the product engineering lifecycle, opportunities to contribute to strategic team objectives and engage with wider department continuous improvement goals.

You should apply for this role if you have:

It would be advantageous if you have some of the following:

Ported C and C++ code between platforms and familiarity with open source projects

Optimised the Linux kernel to improve latency, boot time and system robustness

Experience of Git, Mercurial and SVN. Familiarity with of Jenkins and Artifactory

Test driven development (TDD); unit, integration and automated testing experience

Consumer electronics experience and ideally able to read a schematic

Knowledge of how to configure Linux for security (e.g. embedded content protection)

About Us

Incorporating the Focusrite, Novation, Ampify and ADAM Audio brands, we aim to enrich lives through music by removing barriers to creativity.

As the number one selling audio interface brand worldwide, Focusrite has an illustrious history. We have received multiple Queen's Awards for Enterprise Innovation and have been recognised 5 times in "The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For". The hardware and software that we develop plays a significant role in shaping the sound of modern music. From beginner to professional, our vision is a future where we've made a difference, creating opportunities for anyone to enjoy making music.

We embrace evolution, and that means being open to new ideas. Our business has a flat structure and is set up to enable everyone to contribute and be heard at all levels and stages of product development. We encourage innovation, fresh thinking and are passionate about creating great products.

Benefits include 28 days holiday on top of UK bank holidays, flexible working, home working, share options, an employee product discount scheme, company music events, games nights, offsite company parties, free breakfast/lunch in the canteen, and showers for runners and cyclists. Lunch-time entertainments include table football, table tennis, pool, video games and card games. We arrange company training sessions, hack days and lunch & learns, and encourage personal development through dedicated learning days and collaboration with industry and education.

Focusrite is an equal opportunity employer. We are a company of employees spanning a wide range of diverse backgrounds and we acknowledge that embracing our diversity is one of the keys to our future success.

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