Junior Embedded Software Engineer

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location/s
  • Prague

  • Closing Date
  • 23/04/2024

Job Description

Ricardo UK Ltd. Logo

Role: Junior Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Prague 

Role ID: 2024-2301


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world

We are looking for a Junior Embedded Software Engineer to join our team in our Prague office. If you're passionate about leveraging your skills to create impactful solutions, this role is for you.


This role focuses on integrating, testing, and validating software modules and components, defining requirements, and ensuring adherence to industry standards.


We encourage you to apply for this role if you have:

  • University degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent (MSc.).
  • C programming language.
  • Some scripting language (e.g., Python).
  • Development of software for embedded systems.
  • At least intermediate level of English (daily use and communication with native speakers), Czech is not a requirement.

 Desirable skills:

  • MATLAB, Simulink, coding tools (MATLAB Embedded Coder).
  • FPGA programming is a plus.
  • Automotive knowledge.

Even if you lack the desired qualifications, your passion, dedication, and willingness to learn make you a valuable candidate don't hesitate to apply and showcase your potential.


Your role will involve:

  • Integration, testing and validation of software modules and components.
  • Definition of the requirements for embedded software modules.
  • Simulation and functional testing using Software-in-the-Loop and Hardware-in-the-Loop.
  • Management and maintenance of SW development toolchain.
  • Responsibility for auto-coding of the production SW in C according to automotive industry standards.
  • MATLAB script maintenance & development, automatic code generation.

Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place.


We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.



We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health. 


Our core benefits include 5 weeks of holiday, a competitive company pension scheme, life assurance and professional subscriptions reimbursement. We also offer a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained here. We value diversity; recognising that a more diverse workforce creates a richer and more varied working environment. Diversity also drives innovation, by allowing us to offer our clients the best consultancy service that we can. As part of our commitment to engage positively and pro-actively with all our employees and to ensure an inclusive culture, we are a recognised as a 'disability confident' employer.


Next steps

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.


Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.