Software Engineer Linux (m/f/d)

We need support for our software development team in Bayreuth

At DESKO, we try to make the world a little better every day. How do we do that? Quite simply. Together, we ensure that important security standards can be met. Whether it it finance, travel or even access control, our solutions help people around the world verify identification documents.

In order to continue supporting our customers, we are constantly looking to expand our international team. All the people who work for us love their job, enjoy working in a team and together they face new challenges that the markets offer us.

You want that too? Then start your career with us as:

Software Engineer Linux (m/f/d)

Your responsibilities:

  • You will work as part of our R&D team on the development of innovative hardware and software solutions for the optical capture and analysis of travel documents.
  • You port our DESKO products into the Linux world.
  • You will be responsible for the entire software life cycle from specification, conception, implementation to software maintenance.
  • You advise colleagues from other departments as well as external project partners on technical issues.

Your profile:

  • Completed studies in the field of (business) computer science, (business) mathematics, physics, sciences or engineering or a subject-related professional training (e.g. IT specialist) ideally with professional experience
  • Analytical thinking, independent working, sense of responsibility and ability to work in a team
  • German and English conversationally fluent in speech and writing
  • Practical and conceptual experience in development in at least one high-level programming language (ideally C/C++ )
  • Ideally previous experience in development under Linux and/or embbeded Linux
  • Good knowledge of Linux
  • High motivation and willingness to perform for this task

What the people who are working for us say

"The tasks of our software department are very extensive and versatile. Therefore, it is great if our team can think outside the box."

Norman Neugebauer, Head of R&D

What we offer

We do not need to hide our benefits either. This overview shows you what to expect:

High-quality technology

A modern workstation equipment is standard at DESKO, so no team member has to work with a slow PC and outdated IT technology.

Flexible solutions for home office

Flexible working plays an important role in achieving a good work-life balance. That is why we provide each team member with a laptop. This allows them to work flexibly from home in consultation with their colleagues. By that, family and career can perfectly be arranged. 

Modern company building...

... fully air-conditioned and with automatic ventilation system and filters according to the latest standards. So you can expect the best possible comfort and a pleasant working environment every day.meeting corners in the offices offer retreats for concentrated work.

Ergonomic workstation

Sitting for too long is detrimental to health, which is why all of our workstations are equipped with a height-adjustable desk.

Hot and cold drinks for free

You love tea or can only live with 8 cups of coffee a day? Here at DESKO you get  as much as you want from both. For refreshment there are also cold drinks available, e.g. water, cola or juice spritzer.

Parking on the company premises

Whether car, motorcycle, scooter, bicycle, e-bike or city scooter, we offer an appropriate parking space for each vehicle.

FAQ section

  • Which qualifications should I have for this position?

    You have know-how in Linux development with different target platforms (desktop PC, embedded ...) as well as experience in system development ideally up to kernel level, C/C++, scripting (Bash, Python ...). Packaging and Docker are no foreign words to you. You have already worked in structured software projects (e.g. SCRUM) with common software tools (e.g. GIT. CMake) and you bring the ability for creative problem solving.

  • Is the job also something for career changers?

    The position is perfect for people who are involved in Linux development and who have the appropriate knowledge.

  • What tasks are waiting for me in this position?

    The main area of responsibility is the development of device software, libraries and device control on different target platforms (desktop, PC, embedded server,...). In addition to the specification and implementation of APIs, you are also responsible for the customer documentation and creation of corresponding demonstration applications. You are also responsible for the created software products over their entire life cycle and support their integration into customer environments.

Have we aroused your interest?

Send your application with details of your earliest possible starting date and salary expectations to:

Mr. Alexander Zahn
Gottlieb-Keim-Straße 56
95448 Bayreuth 

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Job offer - Software engineer Linux