Embedded Software Engineer
The Role: Exciting opportunity for an Embedded Software Engineer to join a leader in digital technologies within the energy industry. Main responsibilities of the Embedded Software Engineer: To develop or integrate IEC61850 protocol stack and API, under VxWorks RTOS, and interfacing with proprietary systems for GOOSE, MMS, etc. data exchange. Development of HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) specific Logical Devices and Logical Nodes. Implement appropriate testing strategy. Development of configuration tool, together with creation of supporting documentation package. Technical Experience Hands-on experience of the IEC 61850 protocol or SCADA protocols like: (DNP3, IEC60870-5-104, VDEW or others). Knowledgeable on Ethernet principles and TCP/IP communication and network. Proficient in Real-Time Embedded Software Engineering in C/C++ on any embedded processor/DSP/ Microcontroller and RTOS, such as VxWorks. Experience with Device Drivers and Application Interfaces implementations. Understanding of system scheduler with respect to performance tuning. Software design and integration experience specific for control systems development. Experience in all phases of the product engineering and development cycle. Test driven design techniques (e.g. Continuous Integration, Unit Testing, automated regression testing). Requirement and change management. Desirable Experience Implementation of IEC61850 stack. Good Appreciation of system bus protocols like Open-VPX, PCIe. Static analysis tools and procedures (e.g. Workbench). Familiarity with embedded debugging and runtime analysis tools. Software architecture and modelling (e.g. UML, SysML). Model-Based Design techniques (e.g. Matlab-Simulink). Automated code generation techniques (e.g. Matlab-Simulink). Agile development practices (e.g. Scrum). The Company: A leading power and automation company. About Fircroft: Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.