Embedded Linux Engineer

Senior Developer

Ref: 289Friday 13 January 2023

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Embedded Linux Engineer.       

Limerick, Work Remotely

Our client collaborates with businesses and organisations to assist them create sophisticated technology solutions that will enable them to fulfill their commitments to sustainability and decarbonisation, while concurrently improving our client’s competitive advantage. Every day, their software and hardware solutions control and monitor electrical loads (like Electric Vehicle chargers), energy storage systems (like grid-scale batteries), and renewable energy systems (like solar and wind).   

We are recruiting a passionate Embedded Linux Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing multiple embedded systems deployed worldwide to help eliminate energy wastage and increase the penetration of utility-scale renewables. 

What you will do:

  • Develop, integrate and test embedded software that will run on embedded hardware platforms 
  • Work with a range of stakeholders to ensure that the correct software features are developed and that the correct hardware decisions are made 
  • Participate in all phases of the Application Development Lifecycle 
  • Gain an understanding of the energy efficiency business and our customers concerns regarding energy and be capable of meaningfully contributing to discussions 
  • Be prepared to occasionally undertake international travel and visit customer sites to assist with deployments and to understand customer requirements better.

General Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 year’s experience
  • Highly disciplined approach to the management of multiple configurations 
  • Excellent analytical skills 
  • Excellent work ethic, dependable, and responsible 
  • Good collaboration skills 
  • Strong logical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English with good communication skills

Technical Requirements:

  • Very strong knowledge of Linux 
  • Strong experience with embedded systems. we can be flexible regarding the exact mix of skills, the successful candidate would need to be familiar with many of the following: serial communication (RS232, RS485), TCP, IP, correct handling of embedded boards, I2C, GPIO, J2ME, cellular communications, embedded Linux distros, board support packages, device drivers, custom Linux kernels, embedded controllers, resource-constrained embedded devices.
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills 
  • Strong Python skills
  • Knowledge of at least some of the following IOT protocols/methodologies: MQTT, mbed, REST, CoAP, XMPP 
  • Ability to use source control software like git.

Knowledge/Experience of the following is desirable, but not essential:

  • Lua, shell programming
  • Android development 
  • Embedded security technologies such as Trusted Platform Modules 
  • Micro-controller platforms 
  • FPGA programming 
  • Digital electronics, analog electronics 
  • Statistics
  • Machine learning silicon
  • the energy sector

If you have created code online, please share your github link

Education Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or another technical discipline


  • Limerick office or option to work remotely.


  • Make a difference in the environment  
  • Flexible working conditions: option to work from our Limerick office, or remote
  • Competitive pay scale 
  • Regular salary/performance reviews 
  • Work with a small team 
  • Income Protection & Death in Service Benefits 
  • 23 Days annual vacation 
  • Work on modern technologies