Profession embedded system designer
Embedded system designers translate and design requirements and the high-level plan or architecture of an embedded control system according to technical software specifications.
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- Tools for software configuration management
The software programs to perform configuration identification, control, status accounting and audit, such as CVS, ClearCase, Subversion, GIT and TortoiseSVN perform this management.
- Real-time computing
The ICT hardware and software systems which are bound to respond to input within precisely tight constraints of time
- Systems development life-cycle
The sequence of steps, such as planning, creating, testing and deploying and the models for the development and life-cycle management of a system.
- Engineering control theory
The interdisciplinary branch of engineering that deals with the behaviour of dynamical systems with inputs and how their behaviour is modified by feedback.
- Signal processing
The algorithms, applications and implementations that deal with the processing and transferring of information through analog or digital frequencies.
- Task algorithmisation
The techniques to convert unstructured descriptions of a process into step-by-step sequence of actions of a finite number of steps.
- Embedded systems
The computer systems and components with a specialised and autonomous function within a larger system or machine such as embedded systems software architectures, embedded peripherals, design principles and development tools.
- ICT communications protocols
The system of rules which allow the exchange of information between computers or other devices via computer networks.
- Create software design
Transpose a series of requirements into a clear and organised software design.
- Develop creative ideas
Developing new artistic concepts and creative ideas.
- Provide ICT consulting advice
Advise on appropriate solutions in the field of ICT by selecting alternatives and optimising decisions while taking into account potential risks, benefits and overall impact to professional customers.
- Interpret electronic design specifications
Analyse and understand detailed electronic design specifications.
- Analyse software specifications
Assess the specifications of a software product or system to be developed by identifying functional and non-functional requirements, constraints and possible sets of use cases which illustrate interactions between the software and its users.
- Define technical requirements
Specify technical properties of goods, materials, methods, processes, services, systems, software and functionalities by identifying and responding to the particular needs that are to be satisfied according to customer requirements.
- Create flowchart diagram
Compose a diagram that illustrates systematic progress through a procedure or system using connecting lines and a set of symbols.
Common job titles
- Firmware engineer
- Embedded system engineer
- Software engineer
- Embedded firmware engineer
- Design release engineer - restraint systems
- Product development and design engineer
- Senior staff engineer - dialogue systems
- Embedded systems engineer