Part-Time Senior Firmware / Software Engineer (embedded C, Audio) (MS0916)
Senior Firmware / Software Engineer (embedded C, Audio)
We're looking for a highly experienced embedded firmware engineer to join the R&D team. The right candidate must be technically proficient and able to work closely with our small team of talented and rapidly developing engineers. A crucial element of the role is the ability to mentor staff, review/critique new designs, evaluate existing designs and evolve the development processes. Our vision is to grow our firmware capability to achieve efficient and professional results with processes which are rigorous but not so onerous to take the fun out of the engineering.
The role will involve hands on development work for state of the art midi controllers, synthesisers and audio interfaces (some of which can be undertaken remotely) and regular visits to the office (1-2 days a week minimum) to work closely with the team.
You'll be involved throughout the development cycle and must be able to evaluate new technologies, develop new products and optimise existing products. We’re looking for someone who has a thorough engineering approach, is logical, proactive and innovative. The role will require strong design, test, review and debugging skills. It will be important to integrate effectively with the other team members who are responsible for other disciplines, be able to break projects down into stages with clear deliverables/dependencies and then deliver project work to committed timescales.
You will be part of an energetic and creative team designing industry leading sound recording and music production equipment in an exciting company which is committed to grow and evolve.
An ideal candidate would be able to:
We’ll be honest – Focusrite is a pretty great place to work. Incorporating both the Focusrite and Novation brands, we make music easy to make, from bedroom DJs to the greatest show on earth. Everyone who works here has an enormous passion for music: as it says on our website, sound is everything. We take that very seriously – though we have a lot of fun doing it.