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Senior Embedded Software Engineer (BMS) (Ref: 2180998)

The office of the CTO at Sensata technologies has created a megatrend-focused organization to capitalize on growth opportunities presented by Electrification, Autonomy, Connected and Sharing. A key Incubation project we are focusing on is the Battery Management Sensing.

Sensata’s battery management engineering team is innovating new sensing and control solutions for lithium-ion energy storage systems. Together with leading global customers, we are developing next generation battery management technologies and products that significantly improve the safety, performance, reliability and costs of battery systems – and the next generation of electric cars, trucks, buses and stationary storage systems that use them. We’re looking for a world class technical talent to lead our global battery management engineering teams.
The Embedded Software Engineer for BMS initiative in Sensata will be integral in developing next generation BMS technology to meet the needs of safety and efficiency of high voltage batteries for automotive, industrial and ESS applications.  The role includes:

Embedded Software Engineering for BMS product development, working with internal and external customers to define software architecture, requirements, creating software design and supporting software acceptance testing, implementing in C.

Essential Criteria

  • Software Engineering or Electrical / Electronic Engineering related discipline (minimum 2:1)
    Minimum of 7 years in relevant industries in an embedded software design role
  • Advanced Embedded C language skills, knowledge of microcontrollers and peripherals, low level device drivers and of communications protocols such as CAN, Flexray, SPI, I2C.  Experience with over the air communications would be an advantage.
  • Excellent team working and communication skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Functional safety and cybersecurity skills
  • Knowledge of high voltage battery system and BMS
  • Excellent understanding of software development processes, like Agile or v-model, skilled in the use of source control tools such as SubVersion/GIT and be familiar with the full product development lifecycle.
  • Familiar with scripting languages, working knowledge of RTOS’s, hardware peripherals and hardware interfaces, the implementation of algorithms and/or communication stacks on embedded targets
  • Experience with MISRA C and static analysis
  • Experience of test driven development

This role involves an element of foreign travel.


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