42 Technology42 Technology is a successful and growing consultancy specialising in innovation, design and development. Our work with world leading clients in a range of industries takes products and processes from ideas to reality. We have built a reputation for challenging the status quo and finding creative and pragmatic solutions to difficult technical problems.

Our employees love the variety and challenge of our work. We have a stimulating and open culture, an excellent team and a great location in the historic town of St Ives, close to Cambridge.

The opportunity

We are a friendly company of 40 permanent employees, working in a busy environment. We are looking for an experienced firmware development professional to help us continue our recent growth. With a demonstrable track record of developing new products and services, the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering excellent project performance for clients, developing new business for the software team and contributing to the direction of the broader team. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic, technically excellent, business savvy and a strong communicator.

The role

Your core responsibility will be creating value for clients through the delivery of new products and services. You will work with new and existing clients to develop opportunities and work with the 42T management team to enhance the operational efficiency of the company.

42 Technology has a very strong technical team, with expertise in complex electromechanical product development, thermal and fluidic analysis, and connected devices (IoT). Candidates must combine a similar strength in the technical domain, and business acumen to be an effective interface between the internal technical team and the client’s business needs.

We offer a competitive package including 28 days holidays, private healthcare and a performance related bonus.

About you

You will have:

  • Deep knowledge of the development of embedded software products and associated services
  • A strong technical degree in a relevant subject from a well-reputed institution
  • Excellent communication skills and the confidence to be client facing.
  • Full UK Driving Licence, UK work permit (if required), valid passport and willingness to travel internationally

Ideally you will have:

  • Minimum 5 years professional software development experience
  • Experience with embedded software design for low power, wireless and sensor products
  • Experience of planning, budgeting and managing software product development/R&D projects
  • The ability to work alone or in a small team depending on project need


Next steps

If you are excited by this opportunity and believe you have the skills and experience to succeed then get in touch and tell us why. You can reach us at careers@42technology.com. Please also send us a copy of your CV and quote reference FW18.

Our application process includes two half days of interviews. We aim to respond to applications within two weeks and aim to complete the whole process within one month.

A position at 42 Technology is very much what you make of it.

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