What you achieve

tiko is both, a home energy management system, and one of the largest virtual power plants in the world. We are present in Europe and expanding to provide our services to residential and B2B clients worldwide.
As a member of the Devices Development team, you create new hardware devices such as smart meters or gateways from scratch. We take care of the whole life cycle, from requirements to manufacturing and certification. We work on several interdisciplinary topics, and we love to find new solutions to address our exciting challenges.


Self-driven and open to feedback, our dynamic and multicultural start-up culture provides you with the perfect environment to do excellent work. You contribute to developing our innovative energy management solutions worldwide.

Why you succeed

  • Strong experience in C coding for embedded micro-controllers and embedded Linux
  • Deep understanding of RTOS dynamics and capability to do real-time troubleshooting
  • Proficient in both low-level drivers and higher-level logic, in constrained resources embedded environments
  • Able to read and understand schematic in the analogue and digital domain
  • Familiar with Lab instrumentation for code debugging and validation
  • Proficient in code reviews as well as unit and system testing
  • Background in PLC (Power Line Communication), ISM RF, or software implications on EMC is a plus
  • Able to follow concurrent tasks, eager to document
  • Analytical thinking and systematic problem-solving skills
  • Very good English

Curious to know more?

As Embedded Firmware Engineer
... you start as soon as possible
... you can partly work from the home office
... no travel activity is planned

We intend to fill this position without involvement of external recruiting or placement companies.

What to expect

Fair working conditions

Fair working conditions

Fair working conditions

Generous employee benefits

Generous employee benefits

Generous employee benefits

Working world

Working world

Working world

Flexible working

Flexible working

Flexible working

Work and family

Work and family

Work and family

Fringe benefits

Fringe benefits

Fringe benefits

Fair working conditions

You benefit from the progressive employment conditions of the Swisscom Collective Employment Agreement (CEA). Salaries at Swisscom are fair and market-driven with bonuses for good performance. Our salary system is transparent.

Generous employee benefits

Through its pension fund comPlan, Swisscom offers you extensive pension plans with individual savings options. We guarantee generous continued salary payments in the event of illness or accident.

Working world

Swisscom actively promotes innovation and continuous improvement and you share in shaping these processes. We work in interdisciplinary teams. Co-working, prototyping and agile working methods are rooted in our culture.

Flexible working

Our flexible, part-time or job sharing working models let you achieve a healthy work-life balance. And because travel broadens our horizons, you can either apply for unpaid leave or purchase up to two weeks of additional holiday per year.

Work and family

Helping you optimally combine your work and family life is very important to us. Swisscom provides for 18 weeks of maternity leave and 3 weeks of paternity leave. Our childcare programme assists you with matters related to taking care of your children, while the Work & Care programme lets you take care of sick family members.

Fringe benefits

We offer you a generous monthly discount on certain Swisscom products. You also benefit from discounted tickets and travel cards on public transport. The healthy, low-cost meals that you can enjoy at our staff restaurants are an additional benefit.

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