VIE US: Embedded Linux Engineer (Yocto) M/F

USA, Bellevue, WA | Engineering | Full-time


Are you fascinated by embedded technologies and eager to work on innovative software projects? Take a look at this position!

Witekio helps device makers bring their products to life with world-class software!

With 20+ years of experience and a team of 180+ passionate engineers, we work across many industries to help our clients accelerate time to market, level up products and reduce project risks. We love to solve problems with design and technology, we offer full-stack, edge-to-cloud embedded development services.

Witekio is headquartered in Lyon and has five office locations across four countries, including the USA, UK, France, and Germany. Witekio is also part of Avnet - a Fortune 500 company.

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We are looking for an Embedded Linux Engineer to provide ongoing development services to our customers. You will be working in our US office, located in Bellevue, WA, in a small team and have regular customer contact.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Defining the best way to implement embedded system features with support from senior embedded engineers
  • Creating custom Yocto distributions, layers, and recipes
  • Customizing U-boot, the Linux kernel, and device drivers
  • Developing or customizing board support packages (BSP) for our customers' custom hardware to provide additional functionality: system updates, security, boot optimization, etc.
  • Scripting and developing middleware with Bash, Python, C, or C++


What is a VIE Program? It is an international program, supported by The French Embassy and Business France that allows you to join our US team for 18 months. You’ll be part of our local engineering team and be working on our local IoT projects.

Please note, this program is only open to European citizen, aged at least 18 but no yet 29.


What to expect after the VIE program: Witekio sees VIE program as a long-term investment and several of our current software engineers are ex VIEs. So if your mission is successful, the adventure continues in our International Talent Program! You can either go back to Europe and join one of our European offices for good or you can stay for a year and be eligible to an L-1 visa in order to join the US office as permanent member of the team!


Your Profile:

  • 4-year degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science with specialization in embedded systems
  • Experience with Yocto or Buildroot, the Linux kernel and drivers
  • C/C++ development capability
  • Embedded development experience in tools like Jtag probe usage, logical analyser is a plus
  • Fluent English is required since all the work is performed in English


What Witekio has to offer:

  • Exposure across a variety of projects and industries,
  • International environment with teams distributed across 4 countries (France, Germany, UK and US) and inter-office mobility opportunities,
  • Culture of mentoring and learning,
  • Flexible culture: hours, remote work policy,



  • 18 months program,
  • 30 days off a year,
  • Return plane ticket & 2 luggages,
  • $50 orca card/month (public transportation),
  • 2 weeks in an Airbnb to help you settle,
  • Business France provides the health insurance.


Recruitment Process:

  • Introductory call with a recruiter
  • Technical assessment on the CodinGame platform
  • Technical interview
  • HR interview
  • Optionnal : a quick chat with one of our VIE for additional questions you may have