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Graduate Job Connect-In - Graduate Embedded Software Engineer

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: TS01
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000  

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Job Description

Connect-In (Glasgow based low power wireless solutions Company that developed the SmartTAG) is looking for motivated tech leaders to join the team. Ideal candidate is a software developer with some preliminary hardware platform knowledge. The rest can be learnt on the job with Connect-In. We believe in agile software development, short feedback loops, test driven development, and all agile best practices to make sure we can minimize friction and focus on solving the bigger problem.

There are some easy-to-use APIs that we use and you can also contribute to it’s further development. One of the future project goals is to develop a full commercial low power wireless platform including library files, APIs based on our in-house Proximity Stack.

You will be part of an exciting project that won a number of technology awards both within the UK and internationally. There will be a lot of learning opportunities and scope to develop strong technical skills.

This is the right role for you, if you:

  • want to be part of a team working on cutting edge technology
  • want to have exposure to a broad learning domain instead of being restricted to a narrow area, eg. software testing
  • want to advance your career to a senior Developer role and gain significant industry exposure
  • have the desire to own the product features you develop end to end.


  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Resolve bugs and conduct code fixes
  • Audit and ready to ship production ready hardware and software
  • Develop and architect features that run on mobile clients (iOS & Android).



We are looking for a self-motivated professional with a strong interest in software development, passionate about developing technology product solutions and looking for a fast-paced startup experience.


  • Some software development experience
  • Some preliminary hardware platform knowledge
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Intellectually curious and desire to learn new things such as how Wireless Protocols work (previous knowledge not required, but maybe useful)
  • Good team-worker



  • A background in Electronics Engineering is preferred with working knowledge of Software Development
  • Recently completed projects at work/University as an 'Embedded Software Designer/ Developer'.




A recent Graduate from the Electronics/ Electrical/ Software Engineering with a degree that had sufficient research focus.


A Masters level graduate is preferred, or a PhD, with strong interest in the low power wireless domain and looking for a long term career in modern wireless technology solutions.


Placement Benefits:

As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and may have access to a residential Leadership and Business skills training course. You can find more information on our placement training pages.

Additional Info

Location: Glasgow

Start date: September 2013

Duration: 3 months to permanent

Closing date: 19th August 2013

Location: Scotland

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