Firmware Engineer (FE_11_23)

Kenotom develops embedded systems with focus on safety critical applications. The main activities lie in the area of System Engineering, Basic Software (drivers), Function and Diagnostics Software, Hardware Design, Testing and Test Automation. Since the beginning in 2014 we have established several partnerships with some of the largest automotive electronics suppliers while we are also expanding in other sectors like medical devices and industrial automation. Continuing the significant growth of last year, we are currently looking for more than 15 additional engineers for various sectors. The team keeps constantly growing, offering a dynamic working environment in the frontend of the emerging technologies and significant evolution opportunities.

For a new project in the powertrain domain we are looking immediately to employ 3 highly motivated Firmware Engineers.


Electronic Control Units (ECUs) are placed into vehicles performing numerous automation and safety procedures. The low-level software development of such units is a demanding procedure, requiring deep understanding of the microcontroller and its peripherals, knowledge in electronics and high programming skills. Additionally, testing of the functionalities is a key element to meet international levels of safety, since such Electronics that fail in the field are an active hazard to human life. The testing procedures must be rigorous, with a high sense of responsibility and with great attention to detail.

The primary responsibilities of this position are:

  1. Design, implement & test drivers for microcontrollers, peripherals, communication protocols and external ASICs
  2. Adapt existing drivers according to customer Change Requests
  3. Debug & fix problems in existing drivers according to Failure Reports
  4. Define, implement and execute unit tests – generate the required reports

The candidate will be responsible for working as a part of a large development team with other engineers to ensure that program goals are met, schedules are maintained and problems encountered during the development process are resolved. The position is based in Thessaloniki, GR and occasional travel to the customer’s premise may occur.

Studies / Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or similar is required
  • Relevant Master’s Degree in Embedded Systems or similar is a plus
  • Involvement in embedded systems projects (hobby and/or professional) is a plus


  • Strong understanding & command of the programming language C
  • Ability to work with and handle problems of data acquisition tooling & instrumentation
  • Ability to transform information from datasheets into software
  • Familiarity with embedded systems concepts (microcontrollers, peripherals, external ASICs, communication protocols, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Real-Time systems concepts
  • Ability to navigate, understand & adapt large existing codebases
  • Experience in source control, change management and issue tracking
  • Knowledge of German is a plus
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Documentation Skills – Ability to write fluently to describe system design & test results
  • Ability to effectively communicate with peers, supervisors and customers
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


Please send your CVs at referring to the Job Description, along with a motivational letter, reflecting the candidate’s personality and capability to perform the duties required.