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Embedded Senior Software Engineer

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 
With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.


At Landis+Gyr we share a collective and sole mission: to help the world to manage energy better.


Regulatory change, technological advances and an increasingly green-minded world are changing the face of the Energy Metering industry, demanding a new and diverse portfolio of solutions. As the utility markets evolve, we are creating the products that change the way utilities and consumers manage energy. The EMEA Residential product teams are at the forefront of this change, responsible for building and transforming the portfolio to support market. The teams provide new rapid product innovation and development, and enhance our existing portfolio of successful products.

The product teams operate within a Global R&D structure, frequently liaising with other teams in our world-wide organization. The products teams are Agile in nature, and have a growth mindset at their core.


Areas of Responsibility: 

You will:

  • Translate marketing/customer requirements into well designed software.
  • Write performance critical and maintainable software for a embedded (resource limited) product.
  • Ensure quality, customer focussed solutions are achieved and maintained in a timely manner.
  • Actively contribute to the creation of a high performing cross-functional Agile team with strong collaboration and continuous improvement of process, code execution and feature development.
  • Coach and mentor Embedded Software engineers.
  • Take responsibility for your Continuous Professional Development.
  • Undertake other duties that may arise from time to time as directed and to meet the needs of the business.


Skills and Experience:


  • Significant experience of C++ software development for embedded products.
  • Significant experience of being an Agile development Team Member.
  • Experience of leading 2 or more engineers.
  • Self starter. Self motivated. Team Player.


We primarily hire for attitude. Skills and experience can be grown over time.

Below is a list of desirable skills/experiences. We hope that you have at least some of them. Qualify yourself in – don’t qualify yourself out.


  • Test Driven Development - writing unit tests and component tests.
  • Writing software following coding standards.
  • Following CI/CD and DevOps processes.


  • Experience of using source control tools (e.g. git)
  • Code review in git – reviewer and reviewee.
  • Knowledge of Azure Dev Ops
  • Experience of Bug tracking systems
  • Static and Dynamic Code Analysis (SCA, DCA) awareness


  • Programming on an RTOS - familiar with different inter process communication methods, working with multiple tasks etc.
  • LAN and WAN communications experience – wired and wireless (Zigbee, NB-IOT, CAT-M)
  • Writing device drivers for embedded products (e.g. SPI, I2C, RS232, Ethernet, LED, LCD…)
  • Understanding data sheets and circuit diagrams
  • Test automation (Python, Teststand, Labview) experience
  • Motivation to become a T-Shaped and then Comb-Shaped Engineer.
  • Knowledge of metering functionality and standards (SMETS2, GBCS)
  • Working knowledge of electronocs including basic concepts of power and energy


Education and Qualifications:

  • University degree in Electronic Engineering or Software Engineering 
  • Or equivalent experience


We don’t require a covering letter – your CV should provide the information we’re looking for.

To ensure that the hiring process is fast and effective – please following these guidelines for your CV:

  1. Maximum of 2 pages in length. We will not read beyond page 2.
  2. Personal statement that is relevant to the role
  3. Only list recent key skills – that you have actively used in the last 5 years.
  4. Job history. Detailed explanation for roles in the last 5 years. 2-line summary for roles between 6 and 10 years ago. Any role more than 10 years ago – please just list the employer, job title and employment dates. #LI-AA1


Meet us/About us

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.


Job Title:  Embedded Senior Software Engineer

Requisition ID:  13602

Manchester, GB

Workplace Type:  On-site
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  Mar 5, 2023

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