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Permanent Role - (Junior) Embedded Systems Engineer (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · München

About us

tacterion is a high-tech startup based in Munich and was founded in 2015 as a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). tacterion develops and markets a unique sensor technology called sensorskin. Based on our sensorskin technology, plyon® is our first product platform. It combines a highly flexible sensory layer that measures interaction and pressure on any surface with algorithms to understand how users interact with it. This patented technology was originally developed for robotics and provides the sense of touch for products and machines. tacterion’s sensitive surface layers enable the next generation of truly interactive and responsive products.

Why we need you
World-leading companies approach us to integrate our sensor technology into their products. We are looking for a junior embedded systems engineer that wants support the development of plyon® solutions. Your role will support the definition of the embedded systems architecture and the development of hardware for our sensor solutions. Circuit/ low-power design, embedded systems programming (microcontrollers, FPGAs, communication modules), and design for manufacturability are your lingo. Your hardware will make sure that plyon® interactions are measured and turned into information that amazes our customers.
What to expect
tacterion is still a young company, so it is your task to support our embedded systems development in joint collaboration with our lead engineers and the development departments of our customers. We build plyon® solutions for a variety of application areas. Therefore, every customer project poses new challenges to design and manufacture tailor-made embedded systems solutions to ensure the reliability, connectivity, real-time processing performance that our customers expect. We expect you to be self-driven, hands-on, and communicative. With your experience in selecting and integrating hardware components from external partners, we hope to both speed up our development and offer reliable solutions at the same time.
Your profile in short
  • Experience in engineering of sensor solutions and embedded systems design 
  • Experience in embedded systems programming (C, C++ for microcontrollers, FPGAs)
  • Ability to develop, test, and troubleshoot both hard- and software components
  • Master in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics or similar
  • Fluent in German and English, exited by tough challenges, and ready to work hands-on 
Why you will love tacterion
We offer a creative and goal-oriented work environment to unleash your full potential and development as a person. With an eight-digit investment to fuel our growth over the upcoming years, we offer the mentality of a dynamic high-tech startup combined with the financial soundness and long-term commitment you would expect from your employer.
  • Full-time position in a dynamic and motivated startup team
  • Insights into the daily operations of a fast-growing high-tech startup
  • Startup work atmosphere with the opportunity to quickly take over responsibility 

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