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Embedded Software Engineer

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.7 billion in FY 2019, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 5,500 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.eu

Landis + Gyr are recruiting Embedded Software Engineers to design, develop, modify, test and debug software for embedded devices within an Agile process. Working within a team of up to 10 engineers you will develop and maintain high quality firmware for residential meters and communication products. Our customers are demanding blue chip companies which expect a meter to have a lifetime of at least 15 years without failure.


Areas of Responsibility include:

  • Translate marketing/customer requirements into well designed software solutions with the help of our senior engineers
  • 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.
  • 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.


Role Requirements include: 

  • Significant experience of C and/or C++ software development for embedded products.
  • Experience of being an Agile development Team Member.
  • Self starter
  • Self motivated
  • Team Player


Desirable Requirements include: 

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 electronics including basic concepts of power and energy.


Education and Qualifications 

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


Application Guidlines:

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.


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 Software Engineer


Manchester, GB

Requisition ID:  5529
Date Posted:  Sep 23, 2021

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