Embedded Firmware Architect



Are you looking for a new challenge within Embedded Systems development? 

Do you want to be part of a team developing a new Opening Solution Platform for the ASSA ABLOY Americas division? 

Join our team in Poland and enjoy a collaborative culture that empowers you to build a career you can be proud of. 


 What you would do as an Embedded Firmware Architect 

In Group Technology Team R&D Operations you will be working as a bridge between the system architects and development team, building a technical vision of the firmware and the platform, and directing the development. Also, you will be working as part of Americas Team delivering top-of-the-line opening solutions for customers in both North and South America. 

Architecture discussions and complex problem solving as well as coding will be a natural part of your work. 

You would also work on: 

  • defining and implementing communication protocols 
  • security channels 
  • device identity and provisioning 
  • implementing & testing end-to-end solutions 
  • architecture, design, security, and implementation of IoT systems 
  • that with other architects and developers to create and evolve our IoT strategies

The skills and experience you need 

We are looking for someone who has: 

  • broad understanding of IoT concepts and trends
  • good problem-solving skills and an analytic mindset 
  • ability to work with standards (RFCs) and documentation to lay down the path for the platform's future 
  • experience with public key infrastructure
  • knowledge of security and cryptography on constrained devices - libraries, algorithms, standards, back-ends, protocols.
  • knowledge of at least one IoT Radio communication technology – BLE, Zigbee, etc.
  • strong programming skills in C and Python
  • experience with system-level software development
  • effective communication and presentation skills
  • a team player's ability connected with helping others and sharing information 
  • fluency in written and spoken English 

Nice to have: 

  • knowledge of modern IoT communication stacks - MQTT, CoAP, etc. 
  • basic knowledge of electronics 
  • knowledge of the current state of the art in IoT space, familiarity with RFCs, and a general feel for the direction this industry is heading towards 
  • experience with the secure provisioning process
  • RTOS application development experience
  • understanding of Continuous Integration/Cloud operations/DevOps concepts 
  • experience in containerization technology (AWS ECS, Docker Swarm) 
  • experience in user interface/interaction design
  • experience in working in Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
  • knowledge of Collective code ownership, Coding standards concept 

In this position, occasional traveling to our other sites might be required. 


We review applications regularly, so don’t wait  

We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encouraging applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us. 

To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email or post. If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Magdalena Urbańska, Talent Acquisition Partner, at magdalena.urbanska@assaabloy.com or Jakub Krzaczek, Sr. R&D Manager jakub.krzaczek@assaabloy.com.


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Zabierzów, PL, 32-080

Engineering & Science
Mid-senior level