System Designer

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Secure Thingz in our Architecture team. We are looking for a Systems Architect / Systems Designer. This role offers the right candidate the opportunity to grow into a management position, ultimately becoming responsible for designing all products across our company.
The successful candidate will have strong business acumen, knowing how to balance market pressures with technical excellence, drawn from their experience as a senior embedded software engineer. They will have experience in providing solutions, designing block diagrams and working with the user to design user-friendly systems.
In this role, you will be responsible for working effectively across teams in our Cambridge office and our sister company, IAR Systems, to design and support those teams in delivering the end to end implementation of our commercially viable complex products. You will also be responsible for setting the technical direction of the team, you will be great at considering all points of view and prioritising ideas. 

Required Skills: 

  • Experience in a Systems Architecture / Systems Design role.
  • Previous experience in Embedded and PC based software.
  • Knowledge of microcontroller / microprocessor architectures and boot processes (ARM Cortex, etc).
  • Experience of developing products for volume manufacturing.  

  • Desired Skills: 

  • Experience in developing & documenting system architecture using UML.
  • Knowledge of software systems security and cryptography.
  • Software implementation in C, C#, Python. 

  • About you: 

  • You enjoy communicating technical issues at all levels
  • You are sociable and enjoy working as part of a team
  • You quickly grasp new concepts and technologies

  • Secure your future with Secure Thingz and apply now!

    Job Reference: JD16

    Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

    Salary: Competitive + Benefits

    Location: Trumpington, Cambridge, UK

    We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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