Embedded Software Engineer (Ref: 2180115)

As part of the Systems Development Group, this role is to support all aspects of the software product life-cycle, from initial software requirements capture, architectural design, coding design and implementation, test, through to release to SOP. It comprises all the broad skills of a software engineer.

The ideal candidate would be able to:

  • Understand the product features offered on the software application of our ECUs (engine control unit) and contribute to the feasibility of the specification, notably in the areas of microcontroller resources, system test, software development process and coding of the embedded software running on the ECU.
  • Assist our system engineers in collaboration with the customer to realize a robust solution to our product offering with focus on the software module including functional safety considerations.Follow the documented software development process, including utilising the recommended toolchain, using Agile/Scrum methods and an Autosar-like architectural layered approach.

In order to apply for this role you must have the following:

A degree in Software Engineering or Electrical / Electronic Engineering related discipline (minimum 2:1) & 2 years industrial experience in an embedded software design role.

Embedded software development experience covering a range of different embedded microcontrollers

Embedded code development in C or C++ to MISRA compliant standard

Understanding and experience of the software development toolchain: Requirements capture tools, bug/Issue tracking tools, IDEs, software analysis and testing tools, documentation tools, compilers and debuggers.

Experience of automotive systems: vehicle communications, e.g. CAN bus or J1939, diagnostic and warning systems, HMI interfaces, Autosar development standard at hosting and basic software component level.

The ability to work in an Agile/Scrum team development: writing user stories, sprint planning and workshops, being compliant to SPICE and/or ISO26262 functional safety standards.

The successful candidates will receive job-specific training, coaching and formal training, as required.  Occasionally, some foreign travel may be required.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. As an Investor in People, Schrader is committed to the provision of training, development and promotion opportunities. A comprehensive Induction programme is also available to all our new employees.

Please note that all successful candidates must undergo a medical examination which includes a drugs test.

Schrader Electronics is an equal opportunities employer