Information Technology

Embedded Software Engineer


Eden Recruitment

Embedded Software Engineer Ireland, Connacht

Embedded Software Engineer

Our client is a family run business, with 30 years developing a range of specialist farm machinery focusing on balers and bale wrappers to produce round and square baled silage, and round bales of hay and straw.
Located in Co. Mayo, their products are sold in 55 countries.
They are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer with 2- 3 years’ experience. To lead in the full software development life cycle; design, develop and maintain C embedded software for control systems on agricultural machinery. This position requires strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively and independently. The successful candidate must have familiarity with electronic circuitry to the degree necessary to test and debug software functions on target hardware.


  • Design and implement software of embedded devices and systems using C, C++ and C#
  • Analyse, monitor, and enhance the efficiency and stability of embedded systems.
  • Proactively review and recommend improvements to existing system designs.
  • Management of software repositories using the ‘Git’ version control system.
  • Issue tracking and project management using ‘JIRA’ software.
  • Participate in design and code review process with software engineers.
  • Collaborate with engineers and service personnel to debug and resolve software issues.
  • Liaise with customers to understand and interpret their needs and address issues.
  • Perform modifications on existing embedded software to add improved functionality.
  • Follow standards and industry best practices to improve system performance and safety including unit testing and compliance with MISRA C guidelines.
  • System testing and debugging using JTAG, Serial Wire Debug (SWD).
  • Create daily documentation of software code changes including state char diagrams.
  • Create technical specification documents for software.
  • Provide technical assistance to other engineers as required.
  • Provide production support when necessary.
  • Interface with electronic hardware design and development teams.
  • Interface with design engineers to plan and develop new products.
  • Attend occasional field test sessions near the factory in Ballinrobe.
  • On rare occasions it may be necessary to travel to a customer site to debug a software issue.
  • Occasional travel to electronic hardware supplier premises for meetings and training.
  • Attend machinery trade shows and software test events.
  • Complete detailed work sheets for each working day.



  • Demonstrable experience of software design in embedded systems and real-time applications, particularly in embedded C.
  • Experience with C & C#.
  • Experience using JIRA Software.
  • Experience with hardware/software debugging equipment.
  • Good knowledge of hardware design, micro-controllers, and electronics
  • Knowledge of CAN bus systems and communication protocols is an advantage but not essential.
  • A level 7 or preferably a level 8 degree in a technical, science or engineering discipline within any of the following areas: software engineering, IT, Computer science, Maths, Electronics, Applied Physics.


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