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Senior Embedded Firmware Engineer @assistr

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin - Lohmühlenstraße 65

About us
Next Big Thing AG is a Berlin-based IoT company builder offering a complete framework for the acceleration of IoT ventures. We are an operational VC, technology provider, and innovation partner made up of a strong team of business architects, tech experts, and experienced founders.

Fascinated by the potential of IoT? We are too. We gather the best and brightest minds across industries to collaborate on connected ideas for the future. As part of the German de:hub initiative, NBT is the center of gravity for all things IoT. We enable rapid prototyping, disruptive innovation, and entrepreneurship. In short, we support and promote all elements of the IoT ecosystem to develop new IoT companies.
Whether you’re looking to solder hardware, tackle key innovation challenges across industries, or lead a venture into a steady IoT future, you’ll find a home at NBT. Have a look at our current openings below and get in touch!
Join our Team!
assistr is part of the NBT-Family. As an NBT portfolio company in the healthcare space, we’re developing profitable business models in the area of medicine, care, and health tech.

Our technical solutions allow for a more independent life of elderly people and people in need of care. Beyond this our products have a positive ethical and social impact, favourable brand effect and a large business potential due to an underserved and growing market. We make sure that all stakeholders benefit from our solutions.
  • You work in close collaboration with our founders
  • Flat hierarchies are key
  • We hire people whose trajectory will explode when they join us, pulling us along with them
Your tasks
  • Work in a close and trusting relationship with our CTO
  • Play a vital part in our embedded systems development processes and architecture from the planning to the implementation and tests
  • Take an active role in decisions on designing and implementing the embedded architectures
  • Offer guidance to Junior and intermediate developers
  • Actively code, debug, test and write the corresponding documentation
Must have:
  • Strong understanding of electrical characteristics
  • Excellent knowledge of embedded ARM architectures
  • Excellent knowledge in C/C++ with gnu toolchain
  • Very good experience in power optimisation of embedded systems
  • Very good experience with BLE wireless communication
  • Strong startup spirit and love for dynamic work environments
    • Flexibility
    • Positive attitude
    • Ownership of your work
Nice to have:
  • Experience with medical applications and/or development of safety related software (IEC 62304, automotive ISO 26262, aviation DO-178C) is a big plus
  • Embedded linux and the common tool chains
  • Knowledge in wireless communication standards, e.g. LoRa, NB- IoT, 6LoWPAN and WiFi
Our Offer
  • A sweet deal
    • Full-time permanent contract
    • Competitive salary
    • 26 days of paid vacation
    • Flexible working hours
    • Relocation assistance for internationals
    • Free drinks & fruits
    • Hardware of your choice
  • Top notch lab access
    • Unlimited access to a fully equipped R&D lab for fast prototyping through to minor production runs at post prototype stages. The lab covers 4 areas: Electronics, 3d printing, mechanical engineering and P&P machines for pcb manufacturing. 
  • Culture driven organisation
    • Take responsibility for your projects. No micromanagement. 
    • Work within a flat hierarchy among  international team members from 15 countries
    • Healthy working hours
    • Yoga room, nap room, and fitness studio in the new Factory office location
  • Work with the best
    • Join an agile, cross-functional, dedicated team.
    • Collaborate with experienced founders and internationally established partners, ranging from the Fraunhofer Institute, GlobalFoundries, to Consensys. 
Recruitment agency
We do not work with recruitment agencies.
Relocation & EU work visa
We offer relocation assistance for this position regarding paperwork, visa and first steps in Germany.

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