Embedded & Backend Software Engineering Consultant
PA Knowledge Limited
Royston, Cambridge
14h ago

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-

driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.

With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel.

Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we turn complexity to opportunity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career.

Isn’t it time you joined us?

Become part of the Team

Why do you enjoy developing software?

  • To have a variety of complex software problems to solve?
  • To turn your talents to all manner of design and development tasks - real devices and machines, electronics or mechanical systems, directly with hardware systems?
  • To work in a talented and collaborative cross-disciplinary team that provides insight into best practice software product development -
  • from button sized embedded electronics systems through to innovative manufacturing process control?

  • To use your toolbox of programming knowledge and a desire to work in Agile teams.
  • To design and build solutions using the best-suited technologies for the problem you are trying to solve?
  • To add value through your non-software capability (e.g. as an applied physicist, mathematician, regulatory expert, comms expert, mechanical / mechatronics, etc.)?
  • Because it’s what you do in your spare time too, for fun?
  • At PA Consulting our Technology Innovation function brings

  • Experience of how to design our clients’ to manage technology and innovate better because we innovate every day, for a living.
  • Knowledge of multiple sectors where solutions to our clients’ challenges may already exist because we work across all major sectors.
  • Ability to take a product from idea to market quickly and efficiently because we deploy multidisciplinary teams with world class facilities on a single site.
  • Commercial understanding to exploit technologies successfully because we design and improve the businesses that drive these products to profit.
  • Organisations we work with

  • Invest in their innovation, research and development effectiveness. They need to redesign their capabilities and processes and understand what new skills they need to continuously deliver both incremental and disruptive innovation in their domains.
  • Invest in new ideas that deliver better consumer experience and capture their public’s view of right’ values across the supply chain.
  • Look inside and outside their organisations to identify the optimum partnerships to spark, and then deliver, innovative products and services.
  • What we’re looking for

    We expect you will have :

  • Degree : 2.1 or above in relevant degree (Software Engineering or Communications ) or have equivalent experience
  • Commercial experience of design, development and testing of protocol software for wireless or fixed communications standards
  • Ideally Phy experience, L2 and above
  • Experience of working in an Agile development environment
  • Likely to have experience of one or more of : ASN.1, TTCN, OSI, Bluetooth or cellular protocols, satcoms, C4ISTAR
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