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Embedded Software Developer (Cyber)

Job Description

Senior Embedded Software Engineer (Cyber)

VANRATH is proud to be partnering with our client a high-growth UK cyber security start-up in the search for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer.

With recent big wins and local and national exposure they have developed some first-class partnerships with both government and academic bodies.

In this team you will get exposure to some extremely innovative and exciting world class projects. They have already won a number of impressive awards and look destined for great things.

With a well known local Site Lead already on board they are keen to ramp up a high quality team ASAP.

They are working on ground-breaking solutions for cyber risks in connected technology, Automotive, Industry 4.0 & IoT!

They operate at the intersection of real-time computing, high-performance technologies and cybersecurity within connected vehicles, Industry 4.0, smart cities and IoT devices.

The role

Join a small, autonomous team building embedded software solutions from scratch to showcase your skill set

Creating high-level embedded software specifications and design documents

Providing technical leadership for the embedded software development team

Testing the final product to ensure it is completely functional and meets requirements

The ideal person:

  • 5-10 years experience of developing embedded systems solutions
  • A degree in electronic engineering, computer science, software engineering, or a related discipline (2:1 minimum)
  • Experience in programming embedded systems in C/C++
  • Experience of developing for embedded Linux based systems
  • Proven hands-on experience with debugging and fault finding
  • Knowledge of industrial systems and industrial communication networks including Modbus, PROFIBUS, CAN and Ethernet


  • Knowledge of IoT networking protocols such as Thread, CoAP, MQTT, 6LoWPAN, BLE, Zigbee, Z-Wave or telecoms (4G or 5G)


Sensible working hours and working with some of the best developers in Belfast. Salary is market leading and the package includes pension, death in service, critical illness cover and private medical insurance.


  • Why should you apply?
  • Excellent growth and career development opportunities with almost unlimited potential for personal and professional growth
  • Exciting, dynamic and vibrant work environment, with an opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing start-up with an international outlook
  • A chance to work on some of the most interesting problems in connected technology, IoT, Industry 4.0, Autonomous Vehicles and Quantum technologies.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Phil Gamble in the strictest confidence.

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