Embedded Software Engineer (IOT Systems)

Location: Athens - Greece

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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. (www.u-blox.com)

Job Description

Looking for Clever Heads!
As a software generalist in our systems and solutions team, you are an important part of the R&D organization designing, developing and verifying connectivity and positioning solutions to make IoT become a reality. You will be part of the entire product development life cycle, from inception to production. We are working with a wide range of IoT hardware and software components, such as IP-based services, cloud services, network and product security, radio protocols, sensors and peripherals, open and closed source software frameworks and libraries.

The function supports the systems development by advising and specifying software requirements, defining architectures and tests for customer-oriented embedded applications, and implementing software solutions and proof-of-concepts. The role therefore requires experience of embedded software application development, and a willingness to learn many other software and system aspects.


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 Marketing and Sales Engineers teams, and if you thrive best in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment, then this role is for you!

Your Responsibilities
  • Development of software architectures and implementations in connectivity and positioning solutions for the Internet of Things.
  • Coordination and collaboration with other system disciplines through requirement specifications, design- and test plans and documentation.
  • Sample application development and feature demonstrations for proof-of-concepts.
  • Accompanying product development teams throughout implementation and verification.
  • Support of application engineering in dealing with specific customer requests (solution design, design reviews, problem resolutions).
Your Skills and Experience
  • University degree in electrical engineering or computer science (or equivalent)
  • At least 3 years of experience in embedded software development
  • Proficient in C/C++ programming of embedded, real-time systems
  • Wireless knowledge in general
  • Knowledge in IP networking, cloud computing
  • Good interpersonal skills. Be able to collaborate with internal and external partners.
  • Great communication skills. 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 a work permit for Greece
Bonus Points
  • Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi knowledge in particular
  • GCC, embedded debuggers (e.g. Lauterbach, ST-Link), MS Visual Studio
  • Scripting languages (e.g. python)
  • Application programming in a Windows and/or Linux environment
  • Version control (GIT, SVN)
  • Communication interfaces like SDIO, SPI, I2C, UART, USB
Perks and Benefits
  • 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
  • Up to 40% remote work & flexible working hours
  • Training and career growth opportunities
  • Company Bonus and Stock Option Plan
  • Modern offices located inMaroussiregionwith nearbyMetro, Suburbanand Buslines
  • Meal vouchers, parking lotor publictransportationsubscription
  • Health/Life insurance& Private Pension Plan
  • 50% tax reduction for citizens relocating in Greece

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 organisation 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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