Embedded Bits is a growing and passionate consultancy business offering Linux expertise to a diverse spectrum of companies that bring embedded devices to market.

At Embedded Bits we thrive on bringing our customers’ new hardware to life through the porting, writing and enhancing of open source software. Our expertise comes through our collective experience and our keen interest and participation in the open source community.

Current Vacancies:

Role: Embedded Linux Software Engineer (x2)
Type: Full-Time Employee
Location: Bristol
Posted: 13th July 2016
Position Summary:
We are looking for two embedded Linux engineers to provide ongoing development services to our customers. The candidate will be working alone or in a small team and have regular customer contact. The candidate will likely perform the following activities:

  • Developing board support packages (BSP) for our customers’ custom hardware
  • Customising BSPs to provide additional functionality, e.g. software update, security, boot time, optimisation etc
  • Writing device drivers for bootloaders and the Linux kernel
  • Finding solutions to customer problems

We are looking for candidates that can satisfy the majority of the following requirements:

  • Experience in developing for embedded systems
  • Experience in Linux kernel and bootloader development
  • Experience in board-bring up
  • Experience in using opensource tools and the opensource community
  • Experience in distribution creators such as Yocto, Buildroot, LTIB
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively
  • Strong passion for embedded Linux and learning
  • Flair for finding solutions to difficult and complex problems in unfamiliar areas with limited time
  • Ability to use and manage time effectively

This role provides an excellent opportunity for candidates to develop their embedded Linux capabilities. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and access to our current benefits which include pension, childcare vouchers, profit related bonus and conference attendance.


We are always on the look out for hard working and passionate engineers that relish and succeed in learning and solving challenging problems under time pressure. If you feel this is you and wish to be considered for any of the above vacancies please send your CV to

Information for Recruitment Agencies

We are not currently looking to work with any new recruitment agencies.

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