JOIN BROMPTON BICYCLE IN CREATING URBAN FREEDOM FOR HAPPIER LIVES! Our purpose is to change the way people live in cities. By providing the means to commute or explore with a bike that you can take anywhere and store anywhere, we can make cities happier places to live. We want to increase people’s freedom, improve their health and reduce society’s impact on the environment. We make more than just a bicycle, and we are more than just a bicycle company. We continue to make the Brompton in West London, where we started in 1975. Brompton now offers 16.5 million combinations on the bike, every one of which is still made by hand in London. It is now estimated that there are over 80,000 Brompton bikes in London. Three-time winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the company sells over 45,000 bikes in 44 countries around the world every year. Sales have been growing at a fast rate with the help of Brompton Junction retail stores in London, Barcelona, Munich, Beijing, Milan, Hamburg, Shanghai, Chengdu, Amsterdam, Tokyo and Kobe and we don’t plan on stopping there.
Brompton has an ambitious target for growth over the next 5 years in which the Brompton Electric is a major part.
This role will be pivotal in the improvement of existing software designs to upgrade the current Brompton Electric, followed by the designing and implementation of future generations of software solutions both on and off the bike.
To support and improve existing desktop/factory support tools for the Brompton Electric
To develop, implement and test support and factory production tools for future Brompton Electric software developments
To work with electrical team to build integrated software test harnesses.
Provide software support for test fixtures
To help improve software design practices and processes within the business
Skills and Requirements
Experienced engineer with strong background in desktop tools development.
Desktop development experience in C#, LabView, Python or similar.
Appreciation of communications bus protocols (e.g. CAN, RS232, etc.)
Experience of drivers for PC peripherals.
Knowledge of mobile phone app development would be advantageous.
Embedded experience would be desirable.
Experience with Windows based test tools
Ability to work in a team or alone and unsupervised as needed.
Ideally the individual will have the following educational and professional qualifications or experience:
Degree education in related subjects (software/firmware engineering).
The ability to demonstrate a solid engineering/technical background in a relevant environment.
The ability to demonstrate hands on experience in a similar role.
The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience in a relevant role.
Experience of more than 3 years’ will be considered if the experience is directly applicable to this role…… click apply for full job details