Embedded Linux Engineer

Website CPL

Work The Future

Our client collaborates with businesses and organisations to assist them create sophisticated technology solutions that will enable them to fulfil their commitments to sustainability and decarbonisation, while concurrently improving our client’s competitive advantage. We are assisting them to recruit a passionate Embedded Linux Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing multiple embedded systems that will be deployed worldwide to help eliminate energy wastage and increase the penetration of utility-scale renewables.

What you will do:

  • Develop, integrate and test embedded software that will run on embedded hardware platforms
  • Work with a range of stakeholders to ensure that the correct software features are developed and that the correct hardware decisions are made
  • Participate in all phases of the Application Development Lifecycle
  • Gain an understanding of the energy efficiency business and our customers concerns regarding energy and be capable of meaningfully contributing to discussions
  • Be prepared to occasionally undertake international travel and visit customer sites to assist with deployments and to better understand customer requirements

General Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 year’s experience
  • Highly disciplined approach to the management of multiple configurations
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent work ethic, dependable, and responsible
  • Good collaboration skills
  • Strong logical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English with good communication skills

Technical Requirements:

  • Very strong knowledge of Linux
  • Strong experience with embedded systems. The successful candidate would need to be familiar with many of the following: serial communication (RS232, RS485), TCP, IP, correct handling of embedded boards, I2C, GPIO, J2ME, cellular communications, embedded Linux distros, board support packages, device drivers, custom Linux kernels, embedded controllers, resource-constrained embedded devices
  • Strong C/C++ programming skills
  • Strong Python skills
  • Knowledge of at least some of the following IOT protocols/methodologies: MQTT, mbed, REST, CoAP, XMPP
  • Ability to use source control software like git

Knowledge/Experience of the following is desirable, but not essential:

  • Lua, shell programming
  • Android development
  • Embedded security technologies such as Trusted Platform Modules
  • Micro-controller platforms
  • FPGA programming
  • Digital electronics, analog electronics
  • Statistics
  • Machine learning silicon
  • the energy sector

If you have created code online please share with us your github link

Education Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or other technical discipline


  • Limerick office or option to work remote


  • Make a difference to the environment
  • Flexible working conditions: option to work from our Limerick office, or remote
  • Competitive pay scale
  • Regular salary/performance reviews
  • Work with a small team
  • Income Protection & Death in Service Benefits
  • 23 Days annual vacation
  • Work on modern technologies

To apply for this job please visit www.cpl.com.