Embedded Software Engineer (low-level)

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Embedded Software Engineer (low-level)

At the moment we are looking for experienced Embedded Software Engineer (low-level) to strengthen our Tampere. You would start your journey in one of our most interesting and challenging projects.

Join a team developing platform software for a complex multi-processor embedded system. Your job would be to work directly, in a hands-on manner, in the BSP development. Your main task would be to develop linux drivers, kernel configs, device trees, u-boot, other bootloaders, Yocto recipes, and other Xilinx specific low-level software. You need to be able to debug problems from the HW, SW, and systems perspectives. Additionally, with the other team members, your responsibility is to plan and develop the system further.

Your future colleagues are waiting for you to join our international team. We are working in a modern office, almost in the city center of Tampere. Working with us is uncomplicated, there’s a good team spirit, low-hierarchy and nonexistent bureaucracy. Our way of working is flexible too, many of our team work remotely from home with visits to our office from time to time when needed. This role is equally challenging, and as such we offer a very good compensation. We would hope that you are able to start as soon as possible but we are of course ready to be flexible also 😊


The software professional we are looking for should be comfortable with at least some of the following:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Good working knowledge and experience working on embedded linux systems (ARM)
  • Comfortable working with low-level code (kernel, drivers, systems SW)
  • Languages: C, bash, python
  • Comfortable working with embedded HW developed in house
  • Self motivated to push the other developers to do their part in assuring product quality.
  • English as the working language


Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools, particularly Jira
  • Competent in scripting with bash and python
  • Competent in developing MCU code
  • Familiar with ARM based systems and/or FPGA based systems (Xilinx)
  • Experience in HW/SW security
  • Familiar with linux networking and/or rust programming language
  • Some testing background.


At Unikie, you will get to:

  • Build new solutions for our customers and work with cutting edge technologies
  • Collaborate along with colleagues who are the top in their field and together with our customers to strive for understanding what they need
  • Develop and challenge yourself and learn more from experienced software talents
  • Work with modern technologies and be involved to solve complex difficult challenges our customers might be facing
  • Have an excellent compensation for your work
  • Work in a global environment that develops modern, secure solutions for pioneers in their field
  • Work in a flexible low-hierarchy organization that looks after its own
  • In addition to our customer deliveries, we focus on our own R&D, where you can bring your own expertise to if you want to

How to Apply

If this sparked your interest, please fill the application form to apply.

Our Talent Ops team is happy to share you more information about Unikie and our open positions, so please drop us a line if you wish to discuss with us before sending your CV or have any questions in mind!


Tampere (Finland)


Python, C, C++, Linux, ARM, Embedded, Linux kernel, Embedded Linux, Device drivers, Kernel, Bash

About Unikie

Unikie, founded Unikie in 2015, is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Finland. We are Finnish forerunner in intelligent, real-time decision-making applications for vehicles, cars and industry. We develop technology that connects sensor data with steering and decision-making based on constant awareness over secure connections. Additionally, we offer consultation for developing customer-specific solutions.

Our annual revenue in 2022 was MEUR 55. Our numbers are growing 600+ software professionals and enthusiasts with a deep internal flame for developing the best technology solutions together with our customers.