Junior Embedded Software Developer

Location: Calgary / Canada
Category: Software & hardware
Location: Calgary / Canada
Category: Software & hardware

Junior Embedded Software Developer


Symboticware is looking for a Junior Embedded Software Developer to join our growing team to help build the next level of our cutting-edge IoT products.

About the role

Our hardware products – IoT devices, sensors, and rugged tablets – are plug-and-play and have an integral role in our product portfolio. The cross-functional embedded team at Symboticware designs, develops, prototypes, and manages the products’ supply chain, production, and deployment. The Junior Embedded Software Developer plays a vital role in the team with the ultimate task of driving the release of our products and fulfilling the acceptance criteria.


  • Collaborate on the design and implementation of new software components for embedded Linux systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in both new and existing software.
  • Enhance functionality and optimize performance in the Linux kernel and user space.
  • Contribute to code reviews to ensure software quality and adherence to coding standards.
  • Provide constructive feedback to peers and actively engage in discussions during code review sessions.
  • Maintain clear and comprehensive documentation for software design, implementation, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Timely communication with sales, engineering, and project delivery teams on project status, issues, delays, etc.
  • Assist in the creation and review of specifications, requirements, and other technical documentation.
  • Incorporate open-source technologies and platforms to bolster our product offering.
  • Create test regimens to validate and verify product functionality.
  • Adhere to coding standards and perform peer QA and code reviews.
  • Support the sales team in the preparation of proposals, RFP, and RFI responses.
  • Solve various hardware/firmware-related issues and collaborate with the design team.
  • Manage work instructions, process documentation, and training.
  • Track schedule, work-in-progress levels, and defect rates of owned products.
  • Identify trends and opportunities for optimizing product output, quality enhancements, and cost of manufacturability.
  • Drive corrective actions and process improvements on owned processes and products.


  • 2+ years of software engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Mastery of C++, Java, Python and Linux
  • Familiarity with Embedded Linux build systems (Yocto), Device Driver development, Device Tree implementation.
  • Familiarity with JSON data-interchange format
  • Experience with AWS IoT Core
  • Experience with Docker containers
  • Experience implementing CI/CD infrastructures.
  • Familiar with Agile and Test-driven development
  • Experience, knowledge, or a keen desire to learn the following: Java, RxJava, C/C++, Python
  • Experience with vehicle data interfaces and protocols such as CAN bus, J1708, J1939, OBD2, Ethernet, USB etc.
  • Comfortable using lab instruments (Oscilloscopes, logic analyzers…) and debugging tools.
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze, and use data to drive systemic improvements.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a team in a highly demanding, fast-paced environment.
  • Know how to have fun.


For our employees, we provide a competitive compensation package, medical, dental, and life insurance, and growth opportunities in the rapidly evolving field of industrial IoT.
We support flexible/hybrid work arrangements and are committed to finding the way of work that will be the most beneficial for our team members and their productivity.


Embedded Software Developer

Symboticware is looking for an Embedded Software Developer to join our growing team to help build the next level of our cutting-edge IoT products.
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