Senior Embedded Controls Software Engineer

UK £ Negotiable + Excellent Benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013689

Role Title:     Senior Controls Embedded Software Engineer


Position:    Permanent


Location:    Greater Belfast


Remuneration:    Competitive salary commensurate with the level of the role





Artemis Technologies is an applied technology spin-off from the Artemis Racing America‘s Cup Team, founded in 2017 to commercialise the hydro-foiling and tool chain intellectual property developed by the team. Providing engineering services to high-performance and commercial clients and led by double Olympic gold medalist, Dr Iain Percy OBE, the Artemis Technologies team comprises global experts from the fields of maritime, yacht design, aerospace and motorsport. Artemis are ably supported by a superb consortium of engineering and academic partners, with funding from UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), in pursuit of research and development excellence.



The Role:


Artemis Technologies are seeking a Senior Controls Embedded Software Engineer to join the Technical team to support them in their mission to become the market leader in high-speed zero-emissions vessels and propulsion systems, to lead the decarbonization of the maritime industry. The Senior Controls Embedded Software Engineer will develop controls software laws and algorithms to direct the Artemis eFoiler vessels including ride height controllers and power management systems. You will collaborate closely with the Artemis Technologies simulation team and simulation engineers to validate control systems in advance of real-life testing.


Key responsibilities include leading the development of functional specifications within the design team and design and optimization of control laws and algorithms for boat systems. This includes control surface actuation, flight control augmentation and autopilot functionality project activity.


Additionally, the Senior Controls Embedded Software Engineer will perform simulation of code and algorithms, compile embedded code, support in-system validation and related calibration and on-water testing. You will provide ad hoc support to the wider vessel programmes and work collaboratively with the Artemis Technologies teams, building good relationships across all areas of the business.


The Senior Controls Embedded Software Engineer will continually uphold the core values of Artemis Technologies throughout their work and engagement with suppliers and internal stakeholders.


The Person:


Qualified ideally to a minimum of degree-level or equivalent, The Senior Controls Embedded Software Engineer will possess a number of years‘ experience within rapid prototype embedded development life cycle activity using ECU hardware, preferably OpenECU. You will have successfully delivered embedded production code in either C or C++ and have experience with fast-paced proof-of-concept environments.


Experience in vehicle dynamics and systems/physics modelling are highly advantageous for the role in addition to expert working knowledge of data communication protocols including CAN, SPI, I2C, RS-485, RS-232, UDP and in-depth understanding of RTOS (Real Time Operating System).


Previous experience within Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow and Simulink Coder are also highly advantageous of the role. Additionally, usage of Model-Based Development (MBD) techniques including Software-in-the-Loop and Hardware-in-the-Loop and creating code in Python are hugely desirable skill and experience sets for the position.


This role is for a Fixed Term Contract Period and can be worked remotely. Artemis require the successful person to be available to visit the Belfast/Lisburn sites approximately five working days per month. A level of support will be offered by Artemis for this.


Artemis Technologies operates in a truly collaborative and values-led format, offering exceptional opportunities to all employees. The Senior Controls Embedded Software Engineer will work in an agile, transparent and supportive manner with all areas of the organisation. The successful candidate will embody the Artemis values and mission in their work and conduct. This is an incredible opportunity to join a rapidly growing business with a true vision and mission: - coupled with a passion for delivering cutting edge innovation to aid the decarbonisation of the maritime sector.



How to apply:


Please contact James Colley at Consilium Recruit via email: or call James via + 44 (0) 7971 636205 for an informal discussion.



Artemis Technologies is an equal opportunities employer and therefore is committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity and does not discriminate, whether on grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, disability, age, class, community background, religion or belief, or passport held. These principles underpin the company‘s professional behaviour and are embedded in its policies, procedures, day-to-day practices and external relationships. The company therefore welcomes and encourages job applications from a fully diverse range of candidates.


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