Leading Software Design Engineer

Title:Leading Software Design Engineer, Pure International Ltd

Responsible to: Software Engineering Manager

Location: Kings Langley, Herts, UK


This person works within a team of experienced, enthusiastic engineers developing software for cutting edge, market leading consumer electronics devices. The person has management responsibilities.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

Design and development of SW for Pure products, requiring the following skills/activities:

  • Analysis / design / specification of SW tasks
  • Coding
  • Test and debug
  • Timescale estimation and planning
  • Research into, and evaluation of new technologies
  • Liaison with 3rd party engineers and technology providers
  • Documentation
  • Mentoring of junior engineers
  • Specification and adoption of SW design processes

Required skills:

  • Degree in software engineering, electronics or related

Thorough knowledge of SW design, including:

  • Strong low-level software experience and of working close to hardware
  • Experience of managing software engineers and/or software development projects
  • Knowledge of SW build systems
  • C/C++
  • RTOS experience
  • Design for test
  • Knowledge and experience of collaborative development tools (e.g Confluence / Jira)

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of RF standards such as WiFi, Bluetooth, DAB
  • Knowledge of SW standards such as DNLA, uPNP
  • Mobile application development
  • Design for test
  • Cloud programming

Personal qualities:

  • Approachable with motivating communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent personal organisation with effective prioritisation and time management skills
  • Sound decision making skills
  • Ability to handle and communicate complex software design issues

or email recruitment@pure.com