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Embedded Software Developer (Leuven – Belgium)

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  • Apply Before : 1 April 2023
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  • Job ID 5561

Job Description

🏢 Company

SoftAtHome delivers leading connectivity, Pay TV and digital solutions for the connected home that ensure the best possible connectivity and in-home experience.

SoftAtHome solutions are used in more than 30 million homes and 5 million smartphones in Europe, EMEA and Asia, through operators like Orange, Swisscom, Etisalat and more.

Our company develops a software platform for ‘Home’ services (Internet, TV, SmartHome), both with embedded software components on devices (routers, set-top-boxes, smart speakers, etc.) and components deployed in the cloud.

SoftAtHome is also an important actor of the prpl Community, driving its acceleration plans, making contributions to both prplOS and prplMesh software and having an active role in its different Working Groups.

SoftAtHome is an R&D driven company. More than 80% of its staff is active in software development and customer support: design, development, integration, testing, project management.

For more information, visit our website at or follow as @SoftAtHome.

🌐 Mission

As an Embedded Software Developer you develop embedded software for home gateways in C on a Linux based platform:

  • You develop generic network components and software managers
  • You will develop the components that ensure the router functionality, such as DHCP, firewall, …
  • You contribute to advanced networking services, such as VPNs, service identification, device identification, QoS, …

🌟 Required skills

  • You are creative and able to conceptual thinking
  • You challenge the status quo, are eager to learn and try new things and you can convince others
  • Strong analytic and synthesis skills are required
  • Ability to work in multi country and international teams
  • Being a team player but also able to work autonomously
  • Ability to communicate well and concise
  • Attention to detail
  • Fast learning

💼 Profile:

  • You have a Master in Computer Science / Electronics or related field, preferably with embedded software specialization
  • Programming languages: C/C++, Unix Shell Programming; other languages are a plus
  • Embedded Linux and its associated tools
  • Good understanding of networking protocols, network programming, client-server applications
  • Knowledge of tools used for SW development, such as Gitlab, Jira, Docker, …
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience with gateway software stacks such as OpenWRT or prpl software is a plus

🏡 Location: SoftAtHome Belgium: Vaartdijk 3 bus 502 (Remy tower), 3018 Wijgmaal (Leuven)

The Wijgmaal office is located in a charming green environment, close to a train station and only 5 km from the historical city of Leuven.

🔗 What do we offer:

  • Dynamic and innovative company
  • Fun at work (summer BBQ, walk in the nice environment with colleagues during lunch, kicker and darts tournament,…)
  • Part of the Orange group – Innovation
  • Teams on a human scale that encourage dialogue

Join SoftAtHome and shape the future with us! 🚀

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