Firmware Manager

16 Mar 2017
13 Apr 2017
Isabelle Eustace
Electronic, Software
Contract Type
Full Time
The opportunity sits within a team working on Firmware Development for Embedded SOCs. Due to the growth of the business they are looking to grow the team and for a Technical Team Leader to join and help to grow, shape and drive the team.

The ideal candidate has experience of Project Management, Team Leadership and has a background/ exposure to Embedded Development working on complex systems or Embedded Firmware.


* Project completion in line with agreed project plans
* Responsible for a major project/sub project deliverable, full ownership across all project disciplines (eg ownership of ASIC, firmware, hardware deliverables – to ensure full project success)
* Planning estimation, tracking and risk management
* Innovation in project development and product features
* Take initiative and be able to identify and resolve potential issues before they have significant impact on project timescales.
* Ability to have strong working relationship with multi-site Project Leads
* Proactive generation and propagation of good design practice around the team
* Established design methodology, standards and procedures based on industry best practice
* High-level problem resolution (system debug and covering ASIC and firmware issues)
* Successful technical development and progress of engineering colleagues
* Team management of allocated resources when required

Desired Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role, the candidate should have some of the following expertise:

* Ability to provide detailed information to the Product Definition Response Document as a response to a Marketing Requirements Document or Engineering Requirements Document.
* Ability to conduct code reviews
* Ability to provide consultancy on wide range of software issues.
* Strong experience in software architecture and design.
* Experience of design methodologies
* Understand performance tuning techniques and requirements
* Experience of software development from specification to release.
* Ability to estimate task duration, produce a plan and track it.
* Ability to define specification from customer or market requirement.
* Detailed knowledge of QA procedures and proven implementation of the procedures.
* High level of innovation and creativity for design, process and product ideas.

If you would like to know more, please get in touch.

Matchtech is acting as the recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy

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