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Embedded Systems Engineer - Glasgow

Ref: 600 Date Posted: Monday 21 Jun 2021
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As an Embedded Systems Engineer in our fast-paced technology manufacturing organisation, you will play a critical role in driving the design and development of our new product’s embedded control systems and will be key in improving quality, functionality and performance through innovative design.

Working as part of the Design Engineering Group, you will be based at our Head Office, Inchinnan, working with the Hydrogen Technology Development team. With a relevant qualification and/or relevant experience you will bring a genuine passion for technology and a robust understanding of embedded systems from a hardware and firmware perspective.

You will be comfortable working in a hands-on capacity and bring a fresh approach to problem solving. You will be responsible for:

  • Designing and producing prototypes for manufacturing
  • Testing and debugging
  • Maintaining new and current embedded electronic control systems
  • Identifying new innovations and opportunities to develop future product lines

With a strong work ethic and the desire to work as part of a close-knit team, you will have excellent time management skills and the ability to work to deadlines. You will also bring: 

  • A genuine passion for embedded hardware, software and new technologies
  • Experience of writing technical reports and specifications
  • Robust knowledge of embedded systems engineering with a focus on the interaction between firmware, hardware and mechanics
  • Solid C coding skills with the ability to develop, test and maintain firmware for real time systems
  • FreeRTOS and MATLAB experience would be a distinct advantage 

Ideally you will also have knowledge or experience of the following, however ongoing training and support will be available:

  • Analogue and digital electronic design
  • PCB design, schematic capture and PCB layout – Altium experience would be an advantage
  • Serial interfaces and industrial communication protocols (e.g. SPI, I2C, USB, UART, RS485/RS232, Bluetooth)
  • ARM cortex M technology, experience of using STM electronics devices and tools would be an advantage

At Peak the atmosphere is fun, friendly but with a high degree of professionalism and a non- corporate feel.  We respect our colleagues, customers and suppliers and we offer freedom to act, to challenge the status quo but to also take responsibility.

THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific is a global leader in developing innovative gas generation solutions for analytical laboratories in a wide variety of industries including life sciences, biomedical, pharma, petrochemical and environmental.  With over 20 years of sustained growth, Peak has firmly established itself as a dominant player in a global market for laboratory gas generation worth over £250m in 2020, with a focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 600 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade.

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