Graduate Opportunity

Embedded Software Engineer

Computer Science/Software/Electronic.

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About The Role

As a Software Engineer you could find yourself working at a low level on microcontrollers, preparing an operating system for new electronics, writing desktop or mobile applications, and even work on the web and server side.

Join the team at CDP

Shape your own career

It’s exciting and challenging work alongside technical experts who have a passion for what they do, and you’ll be given real responsibility from day one.

You will have the freedom to advise project leaders on the best way to solve problems and will be expected to deliver results in the way that you choose.

With a methodical approach and the ability to develop systems and structures, you will be responsible for designing and implementing software for a range of product applications for our clients globally within the medical, consumer and energy sectors.

Experienced in working to tight deadlines, you will need to have a positive, outgoing and professional attitude. 

With our continuous support and training, we want you to become an expert in your field and develop strong client facing skills.

You will participate and contribute in project reviews, brainstorm with clients, define product requirements and, most importantly, see your unique ideas launched onto the market. We are able to offer visa sponsorship on this role for suitable candidates.

About You


  • 1st or 2:1 degree in Computer Science, Software or Electronic Engineering.
  • Demonstrable good experience of working in C for microcontroller platforms.
  • Knowledge of Linux system integration/administration, Linux kernel drivers or Linux applications.
  • Some experience of at least one of C++, C# or Python.
  • Able to work as part of a small or large team on short and demanding projects with strict attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and accustomed to getting on with tasks with a thirst for new technologies.
  • Experience of version control and formal release process.


  • Experience of an embedded RTOS.
  • Experience of web or mobile apps.
  • Knowledge of formal issue tracking and code review process.

About Us

Cambridge  Design Partnership (CDP) is an end-to-end innovation partner, propelling global brands and ambitious start-ups to success. We build breakthrough products and services – from insight to ideas, prototypes to production – bringing innovation to life.

Our teams are multi-disciplinary, uniting scientific rigor, design ingenuity, and engineering excellence for consumer, healthcare, and industrial clients. People-centred, deeply collaborative, and – above all – expert, we’re uniquely positioned to shape the future for consumers, patients, and industry.

Even our ownership model is innovative: We’re 100% owned by our employees, ensuring an open culture and a total commitment to our projects’ success. 


  • Flexible working 
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • 12% non-contributory pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Share incentive plan
  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Cambridge
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Software
  • Systems

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