Bluefin is working with a client in Nottingham who are experiencing strong growth and are needing to grow their embedded software capabilities. They are seeking a Senior Software Developer to join the team and be accountable for all Software output.

Key Accountabilities:

  1. Responsible for the overall software effort, quality, and timelines for assigned projects, taking ownership of the project and clearing any roadblocks that arise in day to day.
  2. Develop and champion a software strategy and ethos throughout the business.
  3. Planning and producing software test criteria, condition and scripts in accordance with the test strategy.
  4. Controlling and maintaining suitable development and testing environments and the software release process to the wider business.
  5. Timekeeping and Performance reporting
  6. Ensure continuous improvement through established best practices.
  7. Aid with the security aspects of software testing.


Skills / Experience

  • Strong academic background, 2:1 or 1st Class Degree in Computer Science or similar
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the following:
    • Designing and Delivering embedded software solutions.
    • A lead role in Software Engineer or similar environment
  • Experience in architecting, writing and developing code for microcontrollers (ARM Cortex-M and 8051) in various languages C, C++, Python associated with embedded software design.
  • Experience in developing in RTOS, Linux and bare-metal.
  • Experience in software testing environment and best practices (Jenkins etc)
  • Enthusiastic, committed with strong communication and listening skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Adaptability and willingness to continually improve and explore the feasibility of research development
  • Strong organisational and listening skills, with a genuine passion for technology.
  • Good judge of understanding customer needs and accurate estimations of work packages.
  • Excellent PC skills in Outlook/Word and Excel
  • Experience of added value technical products / solutions with a quality focus and technical bias
  • A team player with a friendly inclusive approach

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who are experiencing significant growth. If you are interested in applying please send a copy of your CV to

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