Senior Embedded Systems Engineer

  • Department: Electronics & Embedded Software
  • Location: Burton upon Trent
  • Salary: £48,000 - £60,000

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All UK office locations considered for the right candidate.

Closing date is 15th August however we encourage early applications.

Salary range for this role is £55,000pa - £70,000 depending on experience.

Are you someone who can look beyond the task presented, who has a desire to apply their embedded software skills to tackle problems in new industries; to take a systems view to understand our clients’ needs and consult and deliver sustainable solutions that truly add value?

You will be working in a close team with a mix of experience on projects that are varied both in scale and industry sector. We typically have a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from designing prototype electronics / Internet of Things (IoT) devices through to developing large-scale control systems for some of the most complex and high-profile engineering projects in the UK today. This diversity and the growth of our embedded systems development capability provides a wealth of opportunities for career development and progression within our team.

Alongside the technical aspects of the role, effective communication is also key as we collaborate widely internally, with partners and with our broad customer base. The role will involve hybrid working in our offices and laboratories, at home, at clients’ sites and field trial environments depending on the needs of projects


The successful applicant will meet the following minimum requirements:

  • An Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, Physics or a General Engineering Degree (Masters/PhD or Batchelors with evidence of post graduate experience).
  • Industrial experience in embedded control and/or architecture/software.
  • Experience in embedded systems development.
  • Experience of developing systems from initial concept through to realisation.
  • Expertise of working alongside clients and stakeholders to implement their visions.
  • Software engineering experience covering software modelling and or experience of working within software development lifecycles.

It is to your advantage if you meet any or all the following additional requirements:

  • Model Based Design (MBD) and Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).
  • Experience of the development of novel embedded systems/platforms, robotics, real-time controls, and or similar.
  • Understanding of system operational vulnerabilities.
  • Experience of high integrity system development within defined industry standards.
  • Industry experience in hardware and software integration.
  • Understanding of RF/microwave systems, waveform design and implementation.

Due to the nature of the work that Frazer-­Nash Consultancy undertake, candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening and must be able to satisfy clearance criteria for UK National Security Vetting.

Happy to talk flexible working

With benefits to suit your lifestyle, we have a flexible approach to your location and working arrangements.

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