We are currently looking for a firmware engineer who has good aptitude for embedded systems. The role will involve all aspects of design and development for opto-electronic measurement instruments in a small R&D team.

 To be considered for this opportunity the candidate will be required to demonstrate: 

  • Degree level qualification in an electronics/computer science discipline
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience gained in R&D environment
  • Essential skills: Embedded C, VHDL, digital communications protocols, microcontrollers, FPGAs, high speed digital design, working with test equipment/FPGA tools
  • Desirable skills, digital signal processing, analogue design (ADC)

 Main duties will include:

  • Supporting new product design, integration and validation with other R&D team members (Software, Electronics, Mechanical)
  • Working closely and supporting Senior Analogue Design Engineer
  • Designing, developing and maintaining of code (FPGA Altera, AVR/ARM Microcontrollers)
  • Interfacing/communication with digital components (using USB, I²C, SPI, RS485)
  • Implementing digital signal processing methods
  • System testing and troubleshooting
  • Supporting existing products

PE.fiberoptics is a world leader in the design and manufacture of Fiber Optic measurement instrumentation. Our customer base spans the globe and includes the leading manufacturers and users of optical fiber and cable. We seek candidates who in addition to talent, bring enthusiasm, unique perspectives, and a desire to be an important member of a tight-knit team where you will be able to flex your technical muscles in an atmosphere that encourages innovation.

PFO offers a flexible and friendly work environment where each person is considered an important member of the team.

The wellbeing of the team is central to our success so workloads are managed effectively. On top of this we have a host of benefits designed to support our people such as 5 weeks annual holiday, Pension scheme with employer contributions, Life insurance and performance related bonus.

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