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Why DEI Engineering

DEI provides a creative, dynamic and stimulating work environment and is committed to assisting employees’ professional and personal development.

From world first solutions to high volume consumer products used by millions of people every day, you’ll thrive on the variety and challenges at DEI.

We work in small, multidisciplinary teams using the latest tools. You will be close to the client, from the kick-off meeting to product launch.

Work/Life Balance—Work that stays at work, flexible hours, office or remote, three weeks holidays to start, your birthday day off, paid sick days.

Employment Opportunities:

Position: Embedded Software Developer (DE402)


Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Job Summary:

Develop software for embedded systems (Embedded Linux, RTOS, bare metal), from specification through to integration and acceptance. You will work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop products and systems for a wide range of industries. Based in our Ottawa office, some travel may be required.


  • Develop firmware for embedded systems.
  • Support hardware design and development.
  • Participate in system design.
  • Troubleshoot, analyse, and resolve problems.
  • Work in a team with close contact to clients.


  • 5+ years’ experience of firmware development for microcontrollers using C/C++.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge of systems’ design and software development tools and techniques.
  • Experience with build systems for Linux distribution (Yocto Project, Buildroot)
  • Experience with Linux OS board support package (BSP) on custom hardware.
  • Experience with Linux bootloader image, kernel, toolchains, peripheral driver development.
  • Experience developing low-level interfaces (UART, SPI, I2C, etc.).
  • Experience with the complete software design cycle, from requirement definition through to system integration, verification and debugging.
  • Knowledge of scripting language (Python, JavaScript, etc.) is desirable.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Positive, open minded, problem solving attitude.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed, proactive approach to tasks and time management.

If you are interested in the above opportunity, please e-mail your resume to and in the subject line please give the position that you are applying for. Only selected candidates will be contacted. As we cannot respond to every enquiry, thank you in advance for your interest in DEI Engineering.

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