As Head of Firmware Development, you are passionate about leading the new Firmware Team for our IIoT Device. The team will include several firmware developers as well as the quality team. You will be able to build your own team since hiring new team members is one of your first tasks. With your team, you will setup the firmware development platform for our next generation device delivering the data for predictive maintenance and empowering the railway industry to operate at the highest availability possible.
Lead the firmware team in scoping, designing, implementing and maintaining the software for our devices
Provide operational and strategic guidance to all team members
Guide the team in setting up a development environment and toolset that allows us to focus on the KONUX core services and leverage products and technology to build the most efficient development setup
Motivate the team to deliver best-in-class solutions within a fast-paced startup environment
Grow the team by hiring talented candidates and developing leadership and deep expertise in the team
Establish development policies, standards, organization and governance
5-10 years of relevant experience in a leadership role in Firmware / Embedded Systems Development, preferably with experience in IIoT devices.
Experience in recruiting, managing, training, and retaining a team of ambitious and highly skilled firmware developers and testers
Ability to collaborate with all stakeholders inside of the company to ensure all parties are aligned and supportive of the project's priority, requirements, timeline, and objectives
Advanced experience with programming language C/C++, embedded systems implemented with and without an operating system.
Demonstrable experience in the use of development and project management methodologies e.g. agile and tools such as Jira
Extremely flexible and adaptive to changing priorities
Knowledge of the latest advancements in software trends, techniques, and tools for embedded systems
Full working proficiency in English
You do not know the difference between software for embedded systems and for server applications.
You have not led a (firmware) team for at least some years
You do not feel comfortable building your own team from scratch
At KONUX, we are empowering the rail industry by building the best possible predictive analytics solutions for our customers. We strive to help industrial companies improve their maintenance and performance decision making in a data-driven world. A career at KONUX is for those who want to be at the forefront of analytics, working to make notable improvements to train reliability which affects hundreds of commuters every day. Our culture prioritizes the customer first, and all employees are expected and empowered to take ownership of their daily responsibilities. If this sounds like the type of environment you thrive in, then we want to hear from you!
At KONUX, we focus on results. We believe that a diverse team achieves better results faster. So here’s the deal: You bring in your very own perspective. We promise to judge your qualifications and performance, not your age, sex, religion, skin color, gender identity, family status or disability.