OTH-2020-J-43 – Field Application Engineer for Chinese Markets with Embedded Systems Software Developer profile

Kalray is one of the most promising and innovative French Deep Tech companies. A spin-off of CEA French lab, one of Europe’s most prestigious research laboratories, Kalray is a fabless semiconductor company pioneering a new generation of processors specialized in intelligent data processing. Kalray is targeting the fast growing Cloud, Edge Computing and AI markets, such as modern data centers, 5G networks, autonomous vehicles, healthcare equipment, industry 4.0, drones and robots …

Kalray is a fast-growing company with more than 100 employees in Grenoble and Sophia-Antipolis in France, offices in California and Japan, and a number of leading investors such as the Alliance Venture (Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi), Safran, NXP Semiconductors, the CEA and Bpifrance. Kalray is also listed on Euronext Growth (FR0010722819 – ALKAL).

Kalray is first and foremost a team of passionate, enthusiastic and supportive people, who put excellence and collaboration at the heart of their daily work. Whether you are an expert in your field or a recent graduate, you will find your place and blossom in Kalray’ agile and dynamic environment, where you will be able to fully express your talent and contribute to the company’s success.

On the agenda: exciting challenges with friendly and collaborative ambience, within an office set amongst panoramic mountains and vibrant nature… and much more!

To support our growth, we are recruiting a junior Field Application Engineer for Chinese customers with Embedded Systems Software Developer skills. Join the adventure!


If you are familiar with C/C++ programming and firmware, if you would like to learn more about application field such as Artificial Intelligence, autonomous driving and next generation of data centers, if you have the ability to ramp up in whatever topic is needed, if you have excellent debugging skills, then you have the technical skills we are looking for.
If you are rigorous and able to work as a team member and if you show good relationship, and that your mind set is customer oriented then you have the personal skills we are looking for.
We are looking for candidates able to deliver high quality embedded system level software for various hardware and comfortable with working on the boundaries of hardware and software.
We expect you to work and contribute to multiple projects where your competence will be required, with a focus on Kalray’s Chinese customers. This includes: development of demonstrations on embedded systems based on our processors, developing and debugging embedded software, supporting our customers…



  • 1 year+ developing embedded code.


  • C/C++ programming (best with some assembly programming notion)
  • Comfortable with Linux
  • Experience in embedded systems, low level and firmware code development
  • Knowledge of these items would be appreciated: FPGA and firmware (ex. NIOS), Linux bootloader (uboot / barebox), Linux bootloader (uboot / barebox), NAND/NOR mass storage (UBI / squashfs / JFFS2), network programming (IP/Ethernet)
  • Test methodology on embedded systems
  • HW debug tools, Jtag/gdb debug tools, HW traces


  • Graduate engineer or equivalent
  • Customer oriented mind set
  • Autonomous
  • Rigorous
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Fluent Chinese speaker
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Comfortable with working at the hardware level, understanding of electronic board schematics would be a plus

Stating date: as soon as possible

Type of contract: Permanent /full-time

Location: Montbonnot (Grenoble area, France)

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