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Senior Embedded Systems Engineer

Bath, Somerset
£55,000 to £65,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Our offer

Capgemini are looking for a senior embedded systems engineer to join our High Integrity Systems team.

Our team develops software and hardware for safety related and critical applications in the Aerospace, Defence, Rail, Automotive and Energy sectors, often related to critical national infrastructure. Our industry award winning projects make step changes in operational efficiency and safety in their domain and are highly respected by our customers. You will join a diverse team of excellent and experienced engineers who are committed to ensuring our projects meet our customers high expectations.

Your role

You will take on lead roles in the development of our safety critical software and the associated hardware platforms. This may be setting direction for a customer in a small, high value consultancy job or assuming a lead development or test role in one of our large software or systems development projects.

Depending on your particular area of strength your responsibilities might include:

Shaping technical strategy on bids and projects basing your approach on our standard life-cycle model, extensive quality management system and development toolset and techniques.

Taking lead consultancy roles to shape how our customers approach their software-based systems development challenges.

Taking a lead in the generation of software requirements, architecture and design.

Taking a lead in the development of hardware architectures and hardware specifications.

Taking a lead in the development of software and systems.

Taking a lead in the testing of software and systems.

Working with the safety team to provide evidence against the relevant standards.

Line managing and/or mentoring junior staff and support their competency growth.

Being an advocate for our correctness-by-construction approach both internally within our business and externally with our clients.

Work with our market sales teams to support bidding for new projects.

Your profile


Strong knowledge of the whole safety critical systems development life-cycle.

Extended expertise in either requirements, development or test.

Experience in at least one of the following markets: aerospace, transport, defence, rail, automotive.

Experience of applying relevant standards such as 61508, 50128, 26262, 00-55, ED-109, DO-178 etc.

Track record of the technical leadership of high value software and embedded systems development projects.

Experience in leading people, building careers and capability.

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly build rapport with others.

Self-motivated and able to use initiative.

Organised, good time management and prioritisation.

Methodical approach to work, with good attention to details and strong logic and reasoning skills.


Degree qualified in software engineering, electronics engineering or related/relevant subject.

Chartered Engineer and member of the IEEE or BCS.

Knowledge and experience in static analysis techniques.

Knowledge and experience of microprocessor-based and FPGA-based design techniques.

Experience of taking a new embedded systems design through to manufacture and approval
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  • Job Reference: 662713673-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Capgemini Engineering
    Capgemini Engineering
  • Location: Bath, Somerset
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent