Software & Platform System Senior Engineer

  • Job Reference: N6030-558S
  • Date Posted: 4 October 2017
  • Location: Stevenage
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Software & Platform System Senior Engineer


Our client is looking for a Software and Platform System Senior Engineer to be part of the 5G research group covering new wireless algorithm, signal processing, computing architecture/platform- this role will be based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire and offers a very competitive salary and benefits.


As a Software and Platform System Senior/Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Degree (BSc, MSc or PhD) in computer science, telecommunication, signal processing, electronic and data science (or related fields)

Expert of system level programming designs for Linux platforms (C/C++, kernel, driver)

Expert knowledge with Intel X86 processing architecture (e.g. multicore/thread, MKL, AVX)

Experience of High Performance Computing(HPC)/distributed/cloud computing system

Good knowledge on low latency real-time platform, RTOS, kernel, driver, BIOS tuning

Experience with high speed NIC performance tuning (40/100 GE)

Platform & SW architecture and engineering tools development (debugger, profiler, in-house engineering tools) 

Experience with high bandwidth RF/digital signal transmission via Ethernet/CPRI

Familiar with commercial software R&D lifecycle and design flow (e.g. agile vs waterfall)

Good applied mathematical skills (e.g. linear algebra, probability, information theory and signal & system)

Software development methods and tools development (e.g. git, build system, unit test, regression test system)

Experience in high performance computing with large scale distributed system design with Linux cluster

Good team working attitude and skills: punctuality, follow project plan, good verbal and written communications

Good finisher who understands how to complete a task that meets project requirements

Self-starter with good initiative in identifying new takes and taking ownership

Keen and quick to obtain and distribute new knowledge and skills 


As a Software and Platform System Senior Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

Responsible platform and SW architecture design for research PoC products to 5G technologies

Support 5G wireless processing function mapping to computing platform architectures

Maintain and take ownership 4G development validation tools

In-house platform and SW tools and design flow developments


Software & Platform System Senior Engineer

Location:  Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Salary:  Competitive