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Embedded Application Engineer


Montbonnot-Saint-Martin / Full Time

To support our growth, we are hiring an Embedded Application Engineer



Kalray is a leading French Deep Tech company, originating from the CEA French lab, a prestigious
European research laboratory. Specializing in hardware and software technologies for highperformance,
data-centric computing markets, Kalray offers a range of products for applications in
Datacenters, AI, Media & Entertainment, Life Sciences, Scientific Research, Edge Computing,
Automotive, and more. Kalray has notable investors such as Alliance Venture, NXP, CEA, and
Bpifrance. The company is listed on Euronext Growth.

With over 200 employees and a presence in several countries (France, UK, Germany, USA,
Romania), the company provides an agile, inclusive, and dynamic environment where individuals,
whether experts or recent graduates, can thrive and contribute to Kalray’s success.

Exciting challenges, a friendly atmosphere, and a picturesque office surrounded by mountains and nature are part of the Kalray experience. 

You can learn more about us on our website, follow us on LinkedIn. 


As an Embedded Software Engineer, you will integrate the Applications team, in charge of supporting tasks related to pre-sales activities (demonstration, prototyping, benchmarking), customer project execution, and customer evaluation support. You will be the main interface to understand, address, and track developments related to Kalray and customer boards, and to low-level developments. The Compute Business Line, of 7 people, is working on cutting-edge markets, such as Smart Vision, Industrial Manufacturing, AI, Edge Computing


  • Interact with customers to support their evaluations of Kalray technology and their initial prototyping and developments.
  • Participate to customer projects and performing low-level developments.
  • Participate to the design and the bring-up of specific boards by customers.
  • Adapt low-level embedded software (such as bootloaders and board management firmware) to dedicated customer use-cases.
  • Interact with the SoC & Boards software and hardware design teams.



  • Strong C programming for embedded systems
  • Experience with Linux system environment, GNU toolchain, debugging tools (JTAG/GDB), communication protocols (I2C, SPI, UART, …)
  • Good understanding of board schematics
  • Problem-solving and good communication skills (English/French)
  • Ability to innovate and propose the right solutions.
  • Knowledge in scripting languages as well as Python/Ruby will be appreciated.
  • Ability to design board and review schematics will be appreciated.


  • Graduate Engineer or PhD in Embedded Software or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in embedded software development
  • Adaptability and flexibility, reactivity
  • Comfortable in building trustful relationship with customer.
  • Fluent in technical English
  • Rigorous, autonomous, team worker
Of course, you might not have all of those required skills! But feel free to apply anyway and explain to us why you believe you are the right person for the job. 


  • Type of contract: Permanent contract
  • Starting date: As soon as possible
  • Location: Montbonnot (near Grenoble)
  • Hybrid Work
  • Competitive salary based on your skills and experience
  • Entitlement to free shares plans (RSU)


  • Extra days off (RTT)
  • Meal vouchers (Edenred)
  • Health insurance (Malakoff Humanis)
  • Soft mobility rewarded
  • Paternity leave advantage
  • Monthly activities such as: laser game, escape game, sailing, ski, hiking, karaoke, bigger company events, and much more!


  • First interview with the line manager
  • Second interview with the team
  • Final interview with HRD

Equal Opportunity Statement

KALRAY is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment, and we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences. We do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) based on race, religion, skin color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Should you require accommodations or adjustments throughout the interview process and beyond, please tell us. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates have an equal opportunity to showcase their abilities and succeed in our organization.

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