Embedded Software Engineer

BH-271249
  • Market Rate
  • Australia Western Australia Perth
  • Contract
  • IT
Our client, a global leader in the decarbonisation space is looking for the next Embedded Software Engineer to join their versatile software team to work on world-first products. This will be a 12 month contract engagement.

Key accountabilities will include:
• Design hardware and software architectures for distributed and real-time systems.
• Contribute to the development and integration of standards, workflows and best practices.
• Support and implement quality engineering processes (System-/D-FMEA, Functional Safety etc.)
• Troubleshoot software issues at test benches, test and field vehicles
• Ensure successful delivery of control systems, data, and software deliverables for the project
• Work within and develop software development lifecycle workflow, processes and frameworks
• Ensure the control systems design, implementation and testing comply to relevant standards and Functional Safety requirements
• Ensure control systems and software undergo comprehensive verification and validation process, resulting in quality, reliable, and consistent products
• Maintain a strong focus on product development, delivering a system that is ready for manufacturing and sales to customers
• Develop a culture focused on quality and continuous improvement


Qualifications and skills required:
• Bachelor of Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Control Systems, Software or Mechatronics Engineering.
• 5+ years’ Experience in software development for real-time and distributed systems in industrial applications e.g. mining, marine, rail, road transport or similar.
• Knowledge of embedded systems and experience developing in C/C++ .
• Knowledge of model-based design and development utilising MathWorks products is an advantage (Simulink, Stateflow).
• Understanding of network communications and protocols. (DDS, CAN, Modbus)
• Experience with operating systems deployed in industrial edge computing e.g. QNX, SafeRTOS, Linux, Embedded Linux (Yocto).
• Skills relating to the full software development life cycle (documentation, requirements, testing, traceability).
• Experience with software version control systems such as Git or SVN is essential.
• Experience with Functional Safety Rail SIL1, SIL2 rated software development is advantageous (EN50128 or equivalent).
• Experience developing control strategies for energy management (Electric Vehicles (BEV)) is advantageous
• A background in physics and mathematics is desirable.
• Passion for identifying issues and discovering ways to fix them.
• Ability to apply creative thinking to solve problems.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Candidates required to have full working rights.
Candidates based in Perth, Western Australia are preferred due to required in office presence. 
Due to high volume of responses, shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.
This position has been brought to you by Rebecca Blake, Technology Recruitment Consultant at NES Fircroft. Reach out to Rebecca for further information on application process.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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