Software Engineer (Application Engineering)

Location: Athens - Greece;Malmo - Sweden

Role also available in: Malmo - Sweden

About u-blox

u-blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA. (

Job Description

Looking for Clever Heads!
As software engineer in the application engineering team, you are part of u-blox R&D organization and responsible for the efficient bringing to market of short-range radio products by supporting the first line support team (Field Application Engineers), in all aspects of resolution of technical problems as well as in pre-sales activities.
The function supports the improvement of existing products and the creation of new products by collecting and examination of market feedback and by analysis of competitive products. The efficiency of the application of our products is supported with the creation and maintenance of support tools and training of our Field Application Engineers and the Sales Staff in general.
If communicating and advising customers on their technical challenges with their system architecture is something you feel at ease with, if you enjoy working cross-functional with Product Development and Sales Engineers teams, if you thrive best in a multicultural environment, then this role is for you!

Role can be located in Athens(Greece) or Malmo(Sweden).Candidates applying should include in the applicationcomment box the office(s) in which are interested to work.

Your Responsibilities
  • Creation and maintenance of training materials and of design-in supporting documents for u-blox short range radio products
  • Ensuring know-how exchange with the Field Application Engineers and the Product Development teams (issues, design recommendations, bugs, feature roadmap)
  • Sample applications and perform feature demonstrations
  • 2nd level support (escalation point of contact within R&D)
  • Coordinate issue replication and resolution between our Field Application Engineering and product development teams
  • Lead key customer design support upon Sales request
  • Technical RMA analysis in collaboration with quality department
Your Skills and Experience
  • University degree in electrical engineering or computer science (or equivalent)
  • Experience in embedded software development
  • Proficient in C programming of embedded, real-time system
  • Independent and precise way of working
  • Good analytical skills
  • Collaborative and at ease with customer interaction
  • Willingness to travel (after covid-19!) to customer sites and to events
  • English written and spoken (companys language)
  • EU/ citizen or holder of Greek or Swedish work permit

Bonus Point Tech stack
  • Wireless knowledge in general and Bluetooth and WLAN and NFC knowledge in particular
  • GCC, embedded debuggers (e.g. Lauterbach, ST-Link), MS Visual Studio
  • Scripting languages (e.g. python)
  • C# programming in a Windows environment
  • Version control (GIT, SVN)
  • Linux
  • Communication interfaces like SDIO, SPI, I2C, UART, USB
What are your perks?
  • A multicultural and international company with over 50 different nationalities
  • Project-based activities working with colleagues distributed across the globe
  • A start-up and innovation mindset while in the process of scaling-up processes and efficiencies
  • Training and career growth opportunities
  • Company Bonus and Stock Option Plan
  • Hybrid worktime (up to 40% remote)
  • Athens office:
  • Malmo office
    • Focus on staff welfare by having socio-medical services
    • Nice central location in modern premises in the western harbor near Dockan in Malm
Learn more about u-blox and its mission by watching this video !
We see diversity as a strength and promote a culture of inclusion among our employees. Our varied backgrounds, ideas and experiences are critical to our success. We strive to become a strong learning organization and are committed to provide our employees with equal opportunities regardless of differences such as gender, race, ethnicity, generations, belief.

Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

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