Senior Embedded Engineer for Ciklum CTO

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine


Chief Technical Office is the most innovative unit of Ciklum, providing unique expertise and consultancy in Big Data &Analytics, Research and Development, as well as DevOps services. We create advanced solutions for entire Ciklum and its clients and accumulate world-class expertise, solving real-world problems that impact millions of people in areas such as: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, VR/AR and many others.

Our main principles are:
People are over processes and hierarchy.
Flat and open collaboration/communication.
Explorer increases creativity and brings more value to business.
Investing to people and innovations ensures your future.
Reuse and share your experience - develop best practices, publicize and follow them.

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Ciklum CTO is looking for a talented Senior Embedded Engineer to join our Kyiv team on a full-time basis. The team is working closely with R&D Department on innovative solutions for entire Ciklum and its clients. Your primary focus will be in IoT and embedded systems development to solve business and research problems in different domains.


  • Design and implement software for embedded devices and systems from requirements to production and commercial deployment without supervision
  • Design, develop, code, test and debug system software
  • Interface with hardware design and development
  • Analyse and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources,
  • Integrate and validate new product designs
  • Support software QA and optimize I/O performance
  • Provide post-production support
  • Assess third party and open source software
  • Applying state-of-the-art embedded systems design to solve business problems
  • Performing research and developing proof of concept prototypes


  • Ability to think in an analytic and structured way
  • S/MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Proven working 5+ years experience in hardware and software engineering
  • Solid programming experience 5+ years in C/C++
  • Experience with Cortex M0/M3/M4/M7, Nordic nRF5 SDK, MbedOS, WICED, networking (Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth, Zigbee etc.), MCU peripherals (UART, SPI, I2C, ADC, DAC, timers, etc.)
  • Proven experience in embedded systems design with RTOS
  • Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets
  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, bug tracking tools, and peer review
  • Experience with GCC, IAR ARM Workbench, Eclipse
  • Experience with Linux kernel, experience with low-level OS/platform, understanding of unix internals
  • DSP expertise and strong theoretical background
  • Knowledge Python for test script extension and development
  • Understanding of Git workflow
  • Ability to mentor junior and intern teammates
  • Strong English Ability to fluent communication with US/UK clients.
  • Strong technical documentation writing skills
  • Ability to document properly systems functionality, code and methodology
  • Good presentational and visualization skills. Ability to describe and present results clearly, answer questions and communicate issues


  • Proficiency in other languages relevant to IoT (Lua, Matlab, JavaScript) might be a plus
  • Experience with IoT platforms/frameworks (e.g. Mynewt, WICED, Ayla,
  • Ability to build and maintain virtual machines.
  • Experience working closely with client representatives to achieve business outcomes
  • General working knowledge of agile methodologies

Personal skills

  • Working well autonomously, without close supervision, readiness to take responsibility according to position seniority level
  • Being committed to timely delivery of quality results
  • Acting as a team player and being a great communicator, both toward teammates and clients
  • Being Innovative in his/her work
  • Knowledge seeking, eager to develop technical skills and learn new technologies

What's in it for you

  • Realization of your innovative ideas in building new Ciklum Solutions and Services Friendly collaborative teams and enjoyable working environment
  • Professional skills development and training programmes
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training and self-development opportunities
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good
  • working conditions