Senior Firmware Engineer

  • Closing Date: 9th September 2022
  • Reports To: Group Digital Systems Manager
  • Location: Bath
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Area Of Interest: Engineering
  • Contact: Mrs Tracy Ann Lee (

Position Summary

We are seeking a Senior Firmware Engineer to join our product development team to work on our current and next generation of connected products. Working within a small team and, when required, liaising with third parties, you’ll have responsibility over the choice of a design solution and seeing it through from concept to implementation.


The Opportunity

The role is focused on connecting our products both wired and wirelessly to customers and our own systems, making use of different technologies to keep our products ahead of the market. You will be a senior voice in the team defining how we solve problems whilst your knowledge and experience will ensure we continue to develop and deliver reliable and dependable solutions for industry.



  • Producing up to date documentation (technical integration descriptions, requirements, scoping)
  • Engineering the technical solution (sometimes in collaboration with internal and external 3rd party development teams)
  • Advising the project team on technical options and recommendations
  • Reviewing and signing off documents, firmware and software
  • Unit and integration testing to identify and troubleshoot potential problems
  • Scoping and evaluating innovative new technologies




Experience Requirements

Required skills and experience

  • Degree level education or relevant experience, in an engineering or science discipline
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering embedded industrial products
  • Proven experience identifying, analysing and resolving system problems
  • Demonstrable C programming bare metal embedded microcontrollers
  • Experience in writing unit tests to verify code functionality
  • Excellent verbal and technical documentation skills


Advantageous skills and experience

  • Experience with industrial protocols e.g. MODBUS, Profibus DP/Profinet, HART Etc.
  • Experience with wireless protocols e.g. Bluetooth BLE, LTE
  • Experience with IoT protocols e.g. LWM2M, MQTT, CoAP
  • Experience of working to a design process and project planning
  • ATEX and intrinsically safe product engineering
  • Hardware engineering experience/knowledge

To apply for this role, please submit your up to date CV.

About Rotork

Rotork is the market-leading global flow control and instrumentation company, helping our customers manage the flow of liquids, gases and powders across many industries worldwide.

Our purpose is Keeping the World Flowing for Future Generations.

For over sixty years, the world has relied on us to create the things that keep everything moving. From oil and gas to water and shipping, pharmaceuticals and food- these are the flows on which our modern world depends.

Today we're respected and admired for our people, performance and products. Our success flows from our commitment to engineering excellence, and that's what we will always pursue, safely and sustainably.

Rotork is going through an exciting period of change and growth, building on our existing market success. It's a great time to join us and make an impact in shaping the future of our business.

No Agencies

Rotork do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies who are not part of our preferred supplier list and we reserve the right to contact candidates directly without paying agency fees.