Careers at BitBox

At BitBox we are always looking for talented electronics and software design engineers to join our design team and skillful assembly technicians to join our manufacturing team based at our design and manufacturing facility in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

​Why work at BitBox?

BitBox is a growing company which prides itself on designing excellent products that make our customers successful. With a design and manufacturing facility based on one site, BitBox employees have one of the best opportunities in the area to develop their skills across the entire design and manufacturing process. Each job is different, requiring new solutions to new challenges - and that provides great job satisfaction. The design process is clearly structured with a fixed specification to work to and realistic deadlines.

BitBox offers a competitive salary based on your proven track record together with a pension scheme, private health cover and a quarterly bonus scheme based on company performance.

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Embedded software engineer vacancy

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented embedded software engineer looking to progress their career. If you are looking for an opportunity to develop and maintain a selection of clearly defined high performance embedded applications for a broad range of commercial products this could just be the role for you. Your developments will often be from the ground up giving you the opportunity to demonstrate your skill at creating stable platforms for future developments.

Your code will be key to our customers success by being reliable and easy to maintain. Well structured code is easy to update so we can provide reasonably priced development programs for enhancements.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Educated to degree level
  • At least 5 years experience in embedded software development
  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of programming in ‘C’
  • Ability to develop bare metal applications on modern microcontrollers – ideally with experience of ARM Cortex-M series processors
  • Ability to read and understand schematics, datasheets and errata notices as they relate to software development
  • Ability to use an oscilloscope and other test equipment to verify correct functioning of developed software
  • Skill in debugging problems and resolving issues without recourse to software debugging tools
  • Good working knowledge of another programming language unrelated to ‘C’
  • Familiarity with revision control systems (Subversion, git etc)
  • Ability to work autonomously under the guidance of senior engineers
  • Linux experience would be a benefit
    • Developing on a Linux platform
    • Developing Linux applications
    • Linux kernel development (drivers etc)

Package

The salary on offer is competitive in this industry and will reflect your skills and your proven track record. A pension scheme, private health cover and a quarterly bonus scheme based on company performance is part of the package.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please contact Quentin Lister with your CV at qlister@bitbox.co.uk

Placement year student 2018-2019

New position just added: March 2017

We have an opportunity for an Electronics Engineering / Robotics student to join us on a year placement programme.

If you have a passion for engineering and are a highly motivated student and you are looking for a placement for 2017-2018 this could be the opportunity just for you.

Based in our UK Design and Manufacturing facility in Basingstoke you will have the opportunity to get involved in current projects working with the latest technology developments in design and manufacturing hardware and software including app programming and projects related to IoT. In your year with BitBox you will complete at least one development right from concept through design, prototyping, software development and then mass production.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to gain a broad range of experience to enhance your career prospects by working with our excellent engineering team and achieving the goal of bringing a working electronic product to market.

The position attracts a competitive salary.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please contact Quentin Lister with your CV at qlister@bitbox.co.uk