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Embedded Software Developer

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Type of job

Working Student (10h/w)

Type of position


Starting date

Winter 2021/22

About the job

Are you curious about the Internet of Things world and would like to join the Embever team during your studies? Our team is seeking a newcomer embedded software developer to support the development of our new product, Embever Cloud as a Module. You will have the chance to apply your knowledge practically and learn from a team of experienced engineers.

Embever is a tech startup founded in 2017 as a research project from the Otto-von-Guericke-Universität that develops IoT products and services. Our office is in the city center of Magdeburg, a city full of history, green spaces and low living costs.

Objectives and responsibilities of this role

  • You will contribute to the prototyping, design and test of hardware and firmware

  • You will work in the integration of systems using ARM microcontrollers

  • You will give support in the process of rapid prototyping using Arduino framework

Qualifications and requirements

  • You are completing a Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology or similar

  • You have basic experience in low-level programming, system architecture, operating systems and device architecture

  • You have already acquired basic knowledge of the C programming language applied to embedded systems

  • Experience with git or other version control system

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of Python

  • Knowledge of electronics principles and hardware design

  • Unit testing principles

  • Experience with UDP, MQTT, CoAP or other IoT technologies

  • Fluent in English and German


  • Learning possibilities: You get the opportunity to work with and learn from experienced developers and software architects. We are a small team that is always happy to take some time to help you develop your skills in one-to-one core reviews and training.

  • Positive working atmosphere: We offer a flat hierarchy structure where we involve all team members in the design of our products and most of the decisions of our company. This is how we create a transparent environment, and a culture of growth and constructive criticism. 

  • Flexibility: We are flexible regarding how you organize your working hours. For this reason, we offer the possibility of working partially from home and adapting your working schedule to your university timetable.

Apply today


Sounds interesting? Then send us your CV and a cover letter to We would also love to hear about your last projects. We are looking forward to your application!

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