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Embedded Systems Engineer - R&D

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 22394

Embedded Systems Engineer

The Embedded Systems Engineer (Firmware & Hardware) role is a new role in a fast growing animal health diagnostics company based in Sligo. You will support both R&D and Operations related activities. As a key member of the team you will participate in development, manufacturing transfer and market support activities related to an embedded handheld medical device.

We are seeking a highly motivated and self-managing engineer with experience working in customer focused commercial environments. The role will require you to join a tight knit team to develop and manage products for a growing customer base.

Ideally you will have experience in the development of electronic devices and instruments with a strong knowledge of integration of components including sensors, microcontrollers etc. Firmware experience is essential and a knowledge of PCB design is important. Experience with wireless technologies such as Bluetooth is required.


  • Design and implementation of embedded devices from the requirements stage to manufacture and commercialisation

  • Plan, design, develop and conduct tests on electronic and mechanical assemblies coming from third parties

  • Design, develop, code, test and debug software

  • Provide post production support and advise customer facing colleagues

  • Work with production to optimise manufacture and to identify alternative components as required

  • PCB design experience with a good understanding of design concepts and component selection

  • Modify designs as required to correct operation deficiencies/reduce production issues as required

  • Identify use errors and difficulties and provide expertise in evaluation of root cause analyses in both product development and on-market product troubleshooting

  • Strong understanding of signal processing technologies

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering/Software/Mechatronic

  • 3+ years of experience

  • A high degree of technical knowledge balanced with creative ability and a hands on approach

  • Hands-on experience in the development and troubleshooting embedded devices

  • Programming experience

  • Ability to modify and update current firmware

  • Experience with Embedded Linux, iOS, Android

  • Experience working with third party vendors, contractors and collaborators

  • Good written and verbal communication

Competitive salary on offer plus the opportunity to be part of an early stage start-up business with huge potential and a team who have been successful in launching top new products in the past. 


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson

071 9140251