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Software Application Engineer


Montbonnot-Saint-Martin / CDI

To support our growth, we are hiring an embedded a software 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. 


Kalray Compute Business Line is working on cutting-edge markets where compute processing is key, such as AI, Edge Computing, Robotics, Medical, and many others. Within this BL, you will integrate the Applications team, in charge of pre-sales activities (demonstration, prototyping, benchmarking) and customer evaluation support.

As a SW Application Engineer, you will be the main interface to understand, address and track technical developments required for customer projects or pre-sales in a team of 5 people.


  • Interacting directly with customers to support their evaluations of Kalray technology and their initial prototyping and developments
  • Evaluating new solutions and algorithms, including new neural networks architectures
  • Optimizing specific code to highlight Kalray solution strength.
  • Developing prototypes leveraging Kalray solution strength
  • Benchmarking Kalray solutions vs. competition



  • Good knowledge of Linux environment
  • Good knowledge of multicore solutions paradigms (Pthread and/or OpenCL/Cuda)
  • Customer support ability
  • Knowledge of computer vision libs (OpenCV, OpenVX) and machine learning technology (TensorFlow, Caffe) would be a plus
  • Knowledge of application middleware (e.g. ROS) and communication layers (TCP/UDP, DDS) would be a plus


  • Graduate Engineer or PhD in Embedded Software or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in similar position
  • 5+ years of embedded software applications development, debug and optimization
  • Comfortable in building trustful relationship with customer
  • Enjoy collaborative work
  • Be flexible and autonomous
  • Proficient in English, written and spoken
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 (CDI)
  • Starting date: As soon as possible
  • Location: Montbonnot-Saint-Martin
  • 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 or CEO

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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