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TXM Recruit are excited to announce an opportunity as an Embedded Software Engineer (Verification) working with one of the leading manufacturers of innovative Rail and Traffic Management products.

The role is based in Crewe with a hybrid working pattern in operation.

Role Overview:

You will be responsible for working as part of the Engineering team developing products for manufacture using new and emerging technologies to support the businesses growth plans. Key responsibilities will be to support current products with technical design changes and modifications, perform design verification work for safety critical rail products and projects normally under supervision of the Assurance Lead, with the option to support design authority being desirable. You should be capable of producing full documentation pertaining to the project / and or product and will contribute to safety cases and design for reliability reviews.

The role is focused on innovation, development and design assurance and requires a breadth and depth of technical knowledge across high integrity software development processes.  You will be required to interpret formal project requirements and develop and test new and improved products which are commercially viable.  In this role strong analytical skills and report writing are required.

You will work closely with the Product Design and Development Engineering team(s) (cross-functional and multi-site) and independent Verifiers and Validators and maintain regular contact across the business with good relationships within commercial and manufacturing teams.

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science or Electronics Engineering or equivalent STEM based subject) 
  • Experience of writing and testing
  • C++, C , Python (writing and verifying) for embedded applications, including hardware drivers
  • Experience of designing and testing interfaces to sensors, cameras, storage and networking devices
  • Experience of interfacing to FPGA and micro-controllers
  • Experience of developing software test cases, code reviews and static code analysis
  • Experience of writing modular, reusable, high-integrity code (eg MISRA or similar)
  • Experience of DevOps tools and continuous integration
  • Experience in software design lifecycle – from concept to release and maintenance (ideally in safety critical industry)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to liaise with customers and/or other stakeholders to understand technical requirements.
  • Strong customer focus
  • Passion for producing innovative design solutions.
  • Excellent team player - Ability to work with engineers, managers, independent bodies, assurance teams and senior leadership level within the organisation. 
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension and death in service provisions for employees in pension scheme 
  • 25 Days Holidays (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) 
  • Health and Wellbeing Initiatives 
  • Employee offers and discounts from various retailers 
  • Recognition events and rewards 
  • Free car parking / breakfast club
if you are a driven and innovative Senior Electrical Design Engineer with a passion for the rail industry, we want to hear from you! Take the next step in your career and apply today by submitting your CV to

TXM Recruit is an equal opportunities employer. If you have any specific requirements or require assistance or reasonable adjustments to be made for you during the selection process due to disability or long-term health condition, we will do our best to assist you.