Who we are:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. We create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work together seamlessly. Bring your passion for innovation and we will challenge you to help us create a better tomorrow.
What is the job:
Working in the Research & Development department which specializes in the development of automatic fire detection products. Our high technology products include control panels and fire detectors which combine hardware and software to provide control functions and signal processing algorithms.
The key activities of the department are the design of products from research and feasibility study stage, right through to post production support, which includes theoretical work and practical evaluation both in the laboratory and in operating environments.
Training will be provided on the software tools and design techniques used in the department.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
Development of software for fire detection systems, as part of a Research & Development team in a World-leading multinational organization
Design, Implement and Test monitoring, signal processing and control software for embedded systems
Design and development of Desktop/Mobile applications
Plan and conduct design qualification testing
Liaise with other departments including Hardware Engineers, Draftsmen, Technical Authors, Software Quality Assurance, Production and Test Engineering
Desired Technical Skills
Knowledge and Experience of software development in at least one of the following areas:
Low level embedded software development on microcontrollers using C/C++
Desktop/Mobile applications development using Object Oriented Programming Languages such as C#/C++ in a .NET (Windows) environment
Embedded software development using C/C++ in an embedded Linux environment
Knowledge of serial communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, and RS485 based network protocols
Understanding of Digital Electronics and interfacing to hardware with software
Knowledge of implementing signal processing algorithms
Knowledge of UML or similar design methods
Flexible and enthusiastic approach to work
Able to work both as part of a team and independently
A willingness to learn new technologies and accept new challenges
Flair for lateral thinking and problem solving
Pro-active and self-motivating
Good communicator in English, both verbally and in writing
Able to work in an office environment combined with testing in a laboratory
37.5 hours per week
Based in modern office complex in Sunbury-on-Thames with good road and rail links
25 days holiday per year
Work authorisation for the UK is required and no relocation assistance will be provided