Firmware Engineer

Awerian Ltd
Hertfordshire, UK
27 May 2022
26 Jun 2022

Breakthrough technology is vital for strengthening the UK’s Defence and Homeland Security. As a Firmware Engineer at Awerian, you will be at the forefront of this innovation race to defend and protect the UK from the latest technological and cyber threats. 

Your work will have a real-world impact. You will get to explore pioneering concepts by collaborating with elite multi-disciplinary teams of highly educated and skilled scientists, engineers, and designers. You'll see ideas become a reality as you create prototypes through Awerian's rapid approach to design and implementation. It’s a fantastically challenging, varied, and agile role.

As a Firmware Engineer, you will get to tackle diverse, real-world challenges from the ground up. Typically, this will involve going through the whole product life cycle, you’ll capture, design, develop, document, test, and deliver through to the prototype production. Awerian’s wide variety of intriguing projects, from proof-of-concept through to working prototypes, provide both intellectual and practical challenges.


You will have a track record of academic excellence, hold a relevant degree, and have proven technical capabilities including the design and development of technology solutions. You will need knowledge of interfacing to high and low speed peripherals, running simulations and testbenches and performing hardware-level debugging.

Ideally you will also have notable experience in two or more of the following areas:

  • DSP design and modelling;
  • developing with embedded soft processors;
  • experience with tools such as Simulink HDL Coder;
  • experience with OpenCPI;
  • high-speed electronics design;
  • embedded software and/or hardware development and testing;
  • signal processing/algorithm design.

We are keen to hear from Firmware Engineers with experience in any sector.

Why Awerian?

Awerian is no ordinary research and development consultancy. The organisation is an employee-owned business; you will work at our smart and well-equipped offices and laboratories based just outside of Cambridge. Immediately you will be encouraged to share and implement your ideas - there’s no ‘newbie’ status, and you’ll benefit from our culture of freedom.

TTP Group is an employee-owned trust. With little hierarchy, there are no corporate hoops to jump through. This, along with our flat structure, encourages mutual support, teamwork, and innovation. It also creates unique opportunities to develop skills in project leadership and client management to keep your professional development on track.

You will be supported by our team of experts. We’re a business of individuals – however, our curiosity brings us together and it drives what we do. Whether you’re leading a project or part of a team, the whole structure of Awerian is designed to help you connect, thrive, develop your expertise and career.


Joining Awerian means you’ll enjoy our fantastic employee benefits including:

  • Lunch, snacks, and refreshments provided;
  • Employer pension contribution of 12% (of pensionable salary +3% personal contribution);
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family & Life insurance;
  • 25 days annual holiday plus bank holidays;
  • A comprehensive relocation package is available, if applicable;
  • Electric Vehicle leasing & Cycle to Work scheme;
  • Access to TTP Group social and sport clubs;
  • Discounts and memberships to local sports facilities and the theatre.

So, if you’re ready to create the extraordinary at the forefront of UK homeland security; apply today.

Please note:

You will need to be eligible for UK security clearance

This role is not eligible for UKVI sponsorship visa scheme

Please click on the link below to apply:

Firmware Engineer (Experienced) - TTP (

All applicants will receive a response.

Closing Date:  26th June 2022

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