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Software / FPGA Build Configuration Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Greenford
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
01 Jun 2017
Closes
29 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP391565
Contact
Martyn Hudson
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Purpose;

Provides Configuration and Build Management of software and FPGA code.

Scope / dimensions:

One of a team of two who provide Configuration and Build Management support to approximately 30 software and FPGA engineers engaged across several projects on two sites.

Key Responsibilities:

* Build and Configuration Management of software and FPGA implementations across the business unit.
* Applies configuration management philosophy, structures and tools across the business unit.
* Provides builds for and support during integration/regression test.
* Deals with issues arising from test of software/FPGA builds and releases.
* Formulates, issues and maintains all software/FPGA configuration management/change control documentation processes/procedures and release documentation.
* Produces configuration status accounting information, providing at any time configuration status and supporting metrics.
* Actively seeks opportunities to improve build/configuration tools and techniques.
* Mentors and coaches less experienced engineers; shares knowledge willingly and constructively.
* Seeks input from peers and manager as required; ensures that work has been reviewed to a suitable level.
* Present proposals clearly and constructively debates input from others.
* Manages security of information as defined in the Security manual.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Degree in Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent industrial experience.
* Has knowledge of software change and configuration management fundamentals and principles i.e. baselines, merging/branching, build processes etc.
* Has knowledge and proficiency in the use of Software Configuration Management and Continuous Integration tools.
* Has knowledge and proficiency in the building of software for embedded applications and FPGAs.
* Is proficient in using automated methods for the production of software and FPGA builds and regression testing.
* Is proficient in the use of scripting languages e.g. DOS, BASH, Python, TCL.