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Embedded System Engineer (Telecoms)

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-5 Months
REF: 565634s_1578612626
Contact Name: Ellise Fleming
Contact Email: ellise@projectrecruit.com
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a major global IT service provider, requires an experienced Embedded System Engineer (Telecoms) for a 3-5 months temporary contract based in London.

The core purpose of this role is to support upgradation of communications units which are responsible for the following services:

  • Ultrafast free public WI-FI
  • Phone calls
  • Device charging
  • Tablet for access to city services, maps and directions

The successful candidate will have strong implementation knowledge of Single Board Computers, Embedded Software and Android and, preferably, a basic understanding of networking. As this is a client facing role, you should possess a positive attitude and be a great communicator with the ability to deliver complex ideas and messages easy for others to understand.

Applicants should be available to co-locate and travel for development and integration work to Ipswich and London. There may be travel required in other places in UK and Europe based upon project requirement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take current hardware solution (Single Board Computers) and develop embedded software and work on relevant operating systems for this hardware
  • Reverse engineer current SBCs to identify the solutions deployed on the same
  • Recommend and advise on off-the shelf Application for Integration into digital advertising solution
  • Write technical specification and test documentation for the required software development for the delivery by a 3rd party software development partner
  • Report to manager

Key Requirements/Skills:

  • Previous implementation knowledge on SBCs, Embedded Software, Android etc.
  • Basic knowledge on networking is desirable.
  • Knowledge of Single Board Computers and the Software/OS installation process on the same
  • Good debugging capabilities
  • Strong Software development experience using Open source software and various Android OS variants
  • Ability to Integrate a small number of Application for the operation of an End User tablet and delivery of advertising content to a large display
  • Good communication and analytical abilities
  • Ability to manage own time. Able to set own milestones and work within project time scales.
  • Strong individual to take current hardware solution (Single Board Computers) and develop embedded software and work on relevant operating systems for this hardware.
  • Ability to analyze data and RCA information
  • Available to co-locate and travel for development and integration work at a central place in the UK and visit supplier in Europe