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Embedded Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Paris, France
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Snap Inc. is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

Snap Lab is home to our hardware products with a world-class research & development team. We are focused on pushing the boundaries of what a camera can be, specifically

overlaying computing on the real world. Next Generation Spectacles are our first pair of glasses that bring augmented reality to life.

We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer with a comprehensive knowledge of SoC architecture and embedded software development to join our team in Paris!

What you’ll do:

  • Participate in designing, developing and maintaining the firmware running on our system-on-chip and its software components at all layers of the system such as drivers, bootloader, memory management, I/O system, low power management, application software stack, etc.

  • Participate in designing, developing and maintaining the software SoC validation test suite at both stages; pre and post tape out.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define requirements, design architecture, implement software, and perform testing to ensure high-quality deliverables.

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of development processes.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in embedded C/C++ programming languages.

  • Strong understanding of embedded systems architecture.

  • Experience with real-time operating systems (RTOS) and bare metal development.

  • Knowledge of communication protocols such as UART, SPI, I2C, I3C.

  • Familiarity with debugging tools like JTAG/SWD and logic analyzers.

  • Ability to work with hardware schematics and datasheets.

  • Experience with version control systems and issue tracking tools.

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

  • 5+ years of experience in embedded software development.

  • Demonstrated expertise in C/C++ programming for embedded systems.

  • Experience with embedded development tools and environments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

  • Experience with ARM Cortex-M/R/A architectures.

  • Experience running code on FPGA or Emulator platforms (e.g., Cadence/Siemens/Synopsys).

  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines (e.g., Gitlab).

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!