Our global client who produce cutting edge security products is seeking a Firmware Engineer to join their team. You would be joining as a firmware engineer where you will get to work with the teams in a Scaled Agile environment. The primary focus of this role is development of the Biometrics product line. You will be working in an embedded Linux environment, implementing secure and performant applications.

  • Collaborating with other teams to ensure successful delivery of products.
  • Participate in security reviews with the team helping to identify problem areas.
  • Assist in finding solutions to the identified problems.
  • Participate in preparing, reviewing, and completing project documentation.
  • Writing good, maintainable code.


  • Strong communication skills in English (we work with a lot of people outside of Suth Africa)
  • BSc in Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years of practical engineering
  • Expert in C/C++
  • Proficient in developing for embedded Linux
  • Comfortable working at a hardware driver level (GPIO, UART, I2C, SPI)
  • Ability to analyze a problem and determine the best steps to solve it. Comfortable working with in-circuit emulators, GNU toolchains, gdb and cmake
  • Experience with Secure Software Development Lifecycles
  • Experience Cryptographic Standards
  • Proficient in Rust programming language
  • Experience with QA processes
  • Experience setting up and utilizing virtual machines
  • Familiarity with cyber security related tools and testing methodologies
  • Familiarity with Yocto/Openembedded Linux

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Desired Skills:

  • Firmware Engineer
  • C/C++
  • Linux

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