Technical Manager (Firmware)

Technical Manager (Firmware)

Job Title: Technical Manager (Firmware)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Salary: Up to £58000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 12866MG_1548233611
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2019 08:53

Job Description

Technical Manager - Firmware
c£55,000 plus pension, 25 days, 5% bonus etc
Crawley, West Sussex

We are currently seeking to recruit a Technical Manager (Firmware), to manage a small team to ensure the success of the firmware strategy for an energy business.

As the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing a small team of test analysts.
  • Meeting once per month with UK stake holding manufacturers.
  • Defining & managing the asset firmware strategy for metering devices.
  • Ensure design & delivery of in-home devices are technically fit for purpose.
  • Occasional travel to China to liaise with manufacturers.

To be considered for this position, you should have a firmware or electronics background. You should also have project leadership or management experience in electrical or telecoms sectors, ideally with firmware management. Experience with smart metering equipment would be very advantageous.

This is a permanent position based in the Crawley, West Sussex area; due to the location of the site plus monthly travel you will need a full UK driving licence. Working 5 days a week, Monday to Friday there is the option to work from home 1 day per week.

The package on offer for this position includes a basic salary in the range of c£55,000 plus company benefits such as 25 days holiday & company bonus up to 5%.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email a copy of your latest CV to or call Matt George on 02392 288 206.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.