TTP plc. Full-time 2022-05-27

Embedded Software Engineer - Deep Tech

  • Location
    Cambridge, United Kingdom


TTP has an opportunity for an Embedded Software Engineer to join our multidisciplinary Next G Communications team, within our Deep Tech business unit.

We see a great future in collaborating with some of the world’s most forward-thinking corporate clients and technology start-ups, to leverage our multidisciplinary science, technology, and engineering skillset, to help those clients build Next Generation Communications technology components and full end-to-end solutions.

As an Embedded Software Engineer, you will be involved in all stages of software and product development including analysis, system architecture, prototype design, implementation and test development. Your solutions will be implemented using a range of tools often with the freedom to select the best one for the job. As well as bringing depth in embedded software engineering, your technical breadth will enable you to quickly grasp new ideas and collaborate effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds.

You will contribute to ambitious projects, working collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams with a high degree of devolved responsibility. Your project planning skills and judgement will enable you to carefully balance the uncertainties of R&D with time and budget constraints. High levels of communication, alignment, and trust enable each team member’s insight and energy to shape outcomes and contribute to team goals.

You will grow strong, collaborative relationships with clients and our prospective clients, understanding them along with their strategy and vision, developing solutions that they buy into, and maintaining this understanding and buy-in through the success of challenging technology projects.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Electronics and software, computer science or a related discipline
  • High proficiency embedded C
  • Knowledge of micro-controller architecture and typical features
  • Knowledge of peripherals such as SPI, I2C, UART/RS232 etc
  • Experience using micro-controller debuggers and oscilloscopes
  • RTOS experience
  • Bare-metal programming of micro-controllers
  • Python capability
  • C++ capability
  • Ability to develop PC utilities for testing embedded systems (typical environments: C#, Python, C++)
  • Experience writing bootloaders
  • Able to read and understand a hardware schematic
  • Able to identify real time constraints of a system


TTP is an employee-owned business operating from green surroundings in Melbourn, just south of Cambridge. Our working culture encourages entrepreneurship, shared ideas and technical collaboration, while providing you with the freedom to do your best work. We value our collaborative culture and the benefit in-person interaction brings to our colleagues and to the business. We also understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexibility in how you self-manage your working week.

Our benefits include:

  • Annual profit-related bonus
  • Employer pension contribution of 12% of pensionable pay
  • Private medical insurance for employees and dependants
  • Free lunch and all-day refreshments
  • Life insurance worth 6 x salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • 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, arts and crafts, and TTP’s own rock band
  • Local sports facilities and theatre discounts and memberships
  • A comprehensive relocation package is also available, if applicable

How to apply

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