Embedded Software Engineer

Engineering Helsinki, Finland


Embedded SW Developer



About Ekahau

        We are the global leader in solutions for enterprise wireless network design and troubleshooting, seriously! More than 50% of Fortune 500 companies run their networks with Ekahau’s Wi-Fi planning and measurement solutions.

        Practically all major Wi-Fi vendors, network operators, enterprises, venues and event organizers use Ekahau Wi-Fi solutions for building a great Wi-Fi network.

        Whether a corporate office, hotel, hospital or university – if the Wi-Fi works well, it has likely been built using Ekahau’s Wi-Fi Design solutions.


Job description

Ekahau is building HW products to provide world’s most advanced measurement and data collection capabilities for Wi-Fi networks. Ekahau Sidekick is a good example of such a product available today.

Now we are looking for an Embedded SW Developer responsible for close-to-hardware SW development in such a context.

You will be working as part of the Devices SW team in close collaboration with hardware specialists and other SW teams responsible for services and mobile applications.

More specifically, in this role you will be responsible for:

        Designing, developing and testing of software for Ekahau hardware products, like Ekahau Sidekick (and its future evolution).

        Owning of components, being accountable for their design and implementation as well as troubleshooting and debugging

        Developing and maintaining of the build and test automation systems for the embedded SW team.

        The context of the SW is tightly coupled with the hardware, so development skills and desire into hardware and embedded systems is expected.


What makes an ideal candidate for this role?

The requirements are:

        Master's or Bachelor’s Degree in engineering

        A minimum of 3-6 years of SW development experience, and some experience of embedded solutions.

        Good skills and proven track record with C, Python, GitHub, Jenkins, Linux Yocto. Understanding of FPGA development and ARM architecture are benefits.

        Good interpersonal skills & the ability to work effectively with employees both in the same office and space and remote.

        Good independence: shall be a self-starter and self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision.

If you think this has your name on it, let us know that you exist! We’ll invite the best applicants to our office for a chat over a great cup of italian coffee. We know that we’re asking a lot but in exchange we are also offering a bunch:

        Be a part of international world-class software company in fast growing market

        Work and learn together with highly skilled, extremely nice and relaxed team mates

        Opportunity to work directly with world’s largest and best known brands

        Competitive salary with fringe benefits

        Nice office environment in the center of Helsinki