Graduate Embedded Software Engineer 2024


Do you want to use your skills to make a real tangible difference to people’s lives?

As an embedded software engineer at TTP, you will work within multi-disciplinary project teams to invent new products and technologies that will positively impact the individuals who use them.

You will find a large breadth of embedded software work at TTP, for example, you could find yourself working in 5G communications and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, curing neurological disorders through neurostimulation, or creating tools for the development of new medical treatments.

Within our business structure, you will have the autonomy to get involved in the projects which interest you most. This role will suit someone who enjoys variety and applying their technical skills and knowledge to complex challenges. Whatever the project’s application, you could find yourself working in all aspects of embedded software development – from concept generation and algorithm design to implementation.

As a consultant embedded software engineer at TTP, you will be sat within a team of experienced engineers to whom you can turn to in times of doubt or curiosity. With a collaborative working environment filled with supportive peers, you can expect to learn very quickly; not only enhancing your technical skills but expanding your understanding of entirely new fields of technology and learning about their market trends.

About TTP:

TTP is a technology and product development consultancy. We take problems that can’t be solved by others and make them a reality for both our clients and wider society. At the heart of TTP is a collaborative community of scientists and engineers who work together in interdisciplinary teams, using individual technical knowledge and passion for technology to resolve challenging problems and bring solutions to life as products. In collaboration with our clients, and through our own internal projects, we are developing the next generation of technologies.


  • A 1st or 2:1 in Computer Science, Firmware, Electronics Engineering, or a related discipline. We look for bright individuals with a strong academic record demonstrating a good grasp of the first principles of their subject.
  • Coding experience in one or more of Python, C, or C++. We look for experience of writing software for embedded devices and the ability to read and understand code written by others.
  • Communication Skills. We look for the ability to explain complex ideas to our clients regardless of their technical backgrounds.

We know that success isn’t just about fulfilling our requirements, you’ll also want to think about what makes us appealing to you:

You will feel at home here if you love learning and getting to the heart of a problem. You will thrive if you enjoy taking on new responsibilities and using your own initiative to seek new objectives. If you like to use your technical knowledge in a practical way to create cool new things, you will be surrounded by like minded people here at TTP. If you love working with people, coming up with creative new ideas and sharing your passion for technology with others – you’ll fit right in.

So why not join us on this journey as we continue to invent, innovate and inspire future technological advances. Whatever your specialty, you’ll never be bored at TTP.

Please note: this vacancy has no deadline because we recruit on a rolling basis. Once we have hired all the graduates we are able to accommodate, we will close the advert. We recommend applying early for the best chance.


TTP is an employee-owned business operating from a new purpose built building in the green surroundings of Melbourn, just south of Cambridge.

  • Hybrid working – we value the collaborative culture we’ve built and see the benefit in-person interaction brings to our colleagues and the business. However, we understand the importance of work-life balance and offer freedom and flexibility in how you self-manage your working week.
  • Annual profit-related bonus
  • Employer pension contribution of 12% of pensionable pay
  • Private medical insurance for employees and dependants
  • Free lunch, subsidised Breakfast and all-day refreshments
  • Life insurance worth 6 x salary
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave, with the option to return part-time for a year
  • Electric car leasing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • A wide range of activities including squash, Zumba, yoga, art, and TTP’s own rock band
  • A comprehensive relocation package is also available, if applicable

Diversity Statement:

Our business revolves around collaborating with one another to tackle genuinely hard problems. Equality and diversity in the workplace are some of the most challenging problems facing society. We can’t profess to be perfect in this regard, or to yet have all the answers. But we continuously strive to do better, and we fundamentally believe in the power and importance of diversity – both for our community and for the overall success of our business.

We therefore encourage applications from all individuals. Whatever your background, whatever your identity: we would love to hear from you.

Apply now.

Interested in applying for this role?

Applying to TTP

We’re always recruiting

We never close our applications, because we never stop looking for people to join us. Our internships can be competitive though, so the earlier you apply the better.

We can sponsor working Visas

If you’re a foreign national that meets the Home Office criteria.

There’ll be a couple of stages to your interview

There are two stages to our interview process for graduates, and one stage for interns. For both of those roles, there are usually a number of one-to-one interviews with our consultants. We focus on your technical abilities and consumer awareness and use our interviews to see how you’d fit into TTP.

We hold our interviews at TTP Campus in Melbourn

On the outskirts of Cambridge. The interview process is usually around a couple of hours and it’ll include technical problem-solving style questions.

We’ll cover expenses for your interview

Which includes cost of your return travel to the interview. If you need to stay overnight in Melbourn, let us know in advance and we can organise something.

After the interviews, you’ll hear back from us in a few days

It’ll normally take a few weeks to finish the interviews, but this can sometimes take a little longer depending on how busy we are.

If you fit the criteria, we can cover relocation costs up to £20,000

But before you start, we’ll discuss this together to see if you fit the criteria.