Embedded Software Engineer - Linux, C++ (Medical)

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear Salary:
Sector: Engineering Type: contract

A client of progressives is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer in Newcastle for a 6 month contract £40 -£45ph.

We are looking for a C++ Software Developer who, as a key member of the development. This is an opportunity to bring your knowledge of C++ development in the medical device or diagnostic market to support a cutting-edge technology in the human health space. Working in an agile development model, you will be a key element in the drive to develop powerful software within the IEC 62304 regulatory framework.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

You should have a strong background developing embedded C++ applications based on Linux operating systems. This experience should include direct exposure to the medical device/diagnostic industry, so you have a natural understanding of how to develop software that meets the regulatory requirements for this sector.

This should be accompanied by:

  • Test driven development approach, experience with automated build and test environments
  • Experience with medical device safety critical systems and software development based on compliance with IEC62304
  • Ideally you should have some experience with Cloud-based service development, connectivity and data management
  • Experience and a champion of Agile software development practices

Experience, knowledge and requirements


  • Proven C++ application development experience
  • Experience with embedded Linux operating systems
  • Eligible to work full time in the UK without restriction


  • Experience of embedded firmware development and working with bootloaders
  • Product and software development experience in the life science/biotech arena

This position can have and extremely quick turn around. Should this be of interest to you please send me you latest CV and contact number Tel: 0121 632 5555

Kind Regards,

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