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Embedded Senior 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 1.4 billion in FY 2020, Landis+Gyr employees approximately 5,000 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at the Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.com



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.


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: 

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 include: 



  • Significant experience of C and/or 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 electronics including basic componants of power and energy


Education and Qulaifications: 

  • University degree in Electronic Engineering or Software Engineering


We dont require a covering letter - your CV should provide the information we are looking for. To ensure that the hiring process is fast and effective  - please follow these guidlines for your CV: 

1. Maximum of 2 pages in legnth. We will not read beyond page 2.

2. Personal Ststement that is relevant to the role.

3. Only list the 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 the roles between 6 - 10 years ago. Any roles more than 10 years ago - lease just list the employer, job title and employment dates. 


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


Peterborough, GB

Requisition ID:  9341
Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2021

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