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Embedded Software Engineer


Nottingham, NGM, GB


Markem-Imaje is a trusted world manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, print and apply label systems. Markem-Imaje delivers fully integrated solutions that enable product quality and safety, regulatory and retailer compliance, better product recalls and improved manufacturing processes.



The Role


We are looking for a passionate and confident engineer who wants to use their experience and skills, as a member of an innovative team within a global company, focusing on existing as well as next generation market leading products.​ You’ll be part of an entrepreneurial and agile team, writing software and firmware code for embedded system components, while providing strong technical leadership for internal and external engineering partners. ​You’ll have an opportunity to take your skills to the next level as you play a lead role in pushing for continual improvement of global embedded software development best practices.


What you will do:



  • Defines and troubleshoots system level software design proposals describing complete technical architectures and solutions.
  • Works with hardware engineers to help in microprocessor selection, relevant interfacing circuits and input / output communications at the module and systems level.
  • Performs component testing of software design, verifies embedded firmware and software functionality and compatibility with hardware design.
  • Drive quality and efficiency within the embedded software team by setting an outstanding example in terms of high-quality design, code, and validation.
  • Lead and facilitate high-level software estimation to support business planning activities.
  • Interface with other engineering teams, stakeholders, and customers to understand the application space and business requirements.
  • Act as a liaison between cross-functional teams and as a spokesman for the Software Discipline.
  • Use outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to lead and create efficient interfaces with third party engineering partners.


What you need to have:



  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering with minimum 10 years of professional experience developing software or Master's degree with minimum 8 years of professional experience developing software.
  • Demonstrable record of developing high-quality embedded software for end-user products from requirements analysis to delivery.
  • Demonstrable experience in a technical leadership role within a software team.
  • Expert knowledge and experience with implementation skills such as object-oriented programming, pair programming, memory management, distributed systems programming, multi-threaded programming, and on-target debugging.
  • Advanced knowledge of C++ is required.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development practices.
  • Advanced knowledge of verification skills such as test-driven development, unit testing, code reviews, defect characterization, requirements analysis and planning skills such as user story development, backlog management, high-level estimation, and detailed estimation.
  • Advanced configuration management skills such as revision control, continuous integration, continuous deployment, automated build systems, release management, and technical documentation.
  • Intermediate knowledge of electronics including micro-controllers, memory, and peripherals as well as in reading schematics and basic use of oscilloscopes/logic analyzers.
  • Advanced knowledge of the following tools is not required, but a plus: GCC, Visual Studio, Eclipse, JSON, XML, Python, Bamboo, SCONS, FitNesse, Lauterbach debuggers.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, with an ability to influence and build strong, credible relationships.
  • Aptitude in engineering excellence processes such as FMEA, Root Cause Analysis, Design of Experiments, etc. is a plus, but not required
  • FPGA (VHDL) programming experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience in an industrial printing domain is a plus, but not required.



You’ll only be the right candidate if you are aligned to our values and culture:


  • Collaborative entrepeneurial spirit
  • Winning through customers
  • High ethical standars, openness and trust
  • Expectations for results
  • Respect and value people


If you believe you match our values and experience we're looking for, then apply! We can't wait to hear from you!



 Work Arrangement : Hybrid


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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This position may be located in : EMEA : United Kingdom : Nottinghamshire : Nottingham

Sub Division: Research & Engineering UK

Job Requisition ID: 53774

Job Function : Engineering

Job Segment: Test Engineer, R&D Engineer, Testing, Software Engineer, R&D, Engineering, Technology, Research

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