Embedded Firmware Engineer

Paw Full-time (4 days, 35h/week) or Part-time (min 30h/week)

Map pin Linz, Austria

About us

We're the world's most-trusted name in keeping cats and dogs safe and healthy. The secret to that success? A team of truly unique individuals who care about each other just as much as going the extra mile for pet parents.

Your territory

As part of our Firmware team, you will:

  • Develop world-class firmware for a global pet tech market leader
  • Take end-to-end responsibility for feature development by bringing complex ideas into life and ensuring they work seamlessly in the field
  • Analyze code to ensure our products run smoothly by identifying and correcting errors, and improving and optimizing key metrics like power consumption, accuracy, and data volume
  • Prepare feature implementations and partner with our in-house Architects
  • Collaborate seamlessly with the Backend, Tech Support, and QA teams, while independently driving projects forward
  • Delve into GPS, Cellular, BLE, or Zephyr technology, becoming the go-to person in your specific area of expertise
  • Participate in retrospectives and introduce your improvement suggestions to enhance our team processes
  • Bring in your fresh ideas to make Tractive better - you’ll never hear the phrase “...because that’s how we’ve always done things”
  • Continuously grow personally and professionally, take ownership of areas that show your potential, and attend workshops which help you get to the next level

Your profile

Key requirements:

  • Hands-on experience in firmware development of minimum 5 years
  • Extensive working knowledge of C within an embedded environment
  • Proficient user of version control systems and commitment to quality standards like Clean Code and Unit Testing
  • Track record of contributing to larger firmware projects (ideally within SCRUM) in a collaborative working environment  
  • Proficiency in C++ is a significant advantage that sets you apart
  • Prior exposure to GPS/Cellular/Wifi or BLE technologies especially in combination with the Nordic platform is a plus
  • Very good English skills


Does this sound like you?

  • Self-starter with keen attention to detail and an analytical thinker who gets super excited about hardware and gadgets
  • Engaged, hands-on and ready to take action
  • Effective communicator who thrives in team environments
  • Passionate about fields like IoT - and more!
  • Excited to work in Austria alongside an outstanding team



  • four days per week 4 Day Week
  • modern office Remote Friendly
  • Flexible Schedule Flexible Schedule
  • pet lovers Pawternity Leave
  • culture Global Culture
  • health Wellness Bonus
  • social responsibility ½ Price Public Transport
  • tractive academy 6000+ Free Courses
  • buddy program A-Z International Support


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