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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world.


Building on over 80 years of experience, we employ approximately 1,900 professionals worldwide today. We are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange and our headquarters is located in Finland. 


Vaisala’s industry-leading weather observation technologies, instruments, and solutions lay the foundation for the Weather and Environment business area’s strategy, enabling our customers to improve their ability to measure and forecast weather and weather phenomena. The business area serves selected weather-dependent customers to whom accurate, real-time, uninterrupted, and reliable weather data is essential to run efficient operations.


Position Description:

We are looking for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer to join our very skilled Vaisala Embedded Platforms Team where you can learn new things every day. This job is a great opportunity to be part of developing for example state-of-the-art security technology used in high-tech products all around the globe. We have all parts of product development in-house and the software you will be developing is part of products ranging from real-time measurement instruments to weather radars.


Your key responsibilities include:  

Your role is to design, implement and maintain software for our embedded Linux distribution, which is used in most Vaisala products. The Embedded Platforms Team develops new solutions related to for example embedded security, based on the latest technology available. The role will be based on your background and interests, it can be related to BSP development (the Linux kernel, U-Boot), Linux user space (our in-house support services, libraries, solutions) or security (secure boot, OP-TEE, Linux).


To be successful in this role, we're searching for a candidate with some of the following qualifications:    

  • Experience in application development for embedded systems in modern C++
  • Experience in open source technologies like Linux Kernel, U-Boot, Yocto Project
  • Experience in security technologies, for example secure boot, OP-TEE
  • Experience in Python and in Robot Framework
  • Knowledge of embedded hardware
  • Fluency in English


You will be working as part of an agile team and enjoy collaboration with smart colleagues. Ideally, you have several years of experience with product development projects involving both software and hardware.

Please submit your online application and CV including your salary request by  June 23, 2021.

For further information please contact Marika Svennas by email (marika.svennas@vaisala.com).


What we offer

Our innovative high-tech business provides opportunities for curious challenge-seekers to make a real difference. 

As a part of our global team you can contribute with science and technology to solve the big environmental and societal challenges of our time.

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