Embedded Software Engineer (h/f)

SKY-HERO is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer, based in Brussels and starting as soon as possible.

Sky-Hero is a dynamic, flexible, fast-growing company specialised in drones and located in Brussels. At Sky-Hero, we conceive, design, produce and commercialise drones with a target market in civil security.

After the successful release and commercialisation of a first version of its indoor drone (Loki 1.0), the company has now released the second, much more advanced, version (Loki Mk2). Our clients range from Police Anti-Terrorist Teams to International Security companies, rescue teams and Army Special Forces.

The Loki Mk2 being built as a platform, we are now actively looking for new collaborators to reinforce our development team. In that context, the focus would be on finalising the developments of the current generation and be part of the kick start of the development of our third generation.

Being part of Sky-Hero will enable you to evolve in a flexible and young environment, work on high-tech products with a complete control on the entire development & production process (very few building bricks of our products are outsourced) and in close collaboration with all stakeholders of the product design teams.

Why join us?

By joining SKY-HERO, you’re becoming part of a team that values integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence. Here, you will grow, learn and improve your knowledge through on-the-job experience. We are one team, accomplishing incredible things.

Since 2013, SKY-HERO has been a company of high-level engineers and professionals committed to listening, understanding and responding to our customers’ mission-critical needs. This enables us to use our depth of robotic and unmanned vehicles expertise to equip them with the most appropriate system to their most pressing challenges.


As Embedded Software Engineer at Sky-Hero you will :

  • Design and implementation of firmware components for new products.
  • Participate in the upkeep and maintenance of existing code bases.
  • Participate in research work on new technologies.
  • Implement proof-of-concepts and prototypes.
  • Participate in the development of internal tools and test systems.

Must have requirements

  • Master’s degree in Electronics or Software Engineering or equivalent through experience.
  • Relevant experience in real time embedded systems development.
  • Excellent C skills, knowledge of Python and at least one other programming language.
  • Good all round Linux knowledge.
  • Comfortable with Git, GCC, CMake.
  • English professional

Nice to have requirements

Any experience with the following is a plus :

  • The Rust programming language and eco-system.
  • Using Linux on embedded systems.
  • Linux build systems such as buildroot, yocto…
  • Embedded operating systems such as Zephyr.
  • Basic electronics knowledge is a plus (use of oscilloscope, DMM…)
  • Computer vision.
  • Robotics mapping, path planning, SLAM.
  • Packet routing in

We offer

  • A very competitive annual salary
  • Dynamic, flexible, fast-growing environment
  • A flat hierarchy (everyone has a real voice at SKY-HERO)
  • Great offices
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from our offices in Brussels (or partial teleworking), with availabilities to travel (mostly Europe) from time to time

What do we expect from our collaborators ?

  • Successful delivery of complex projects
  • Rigor and precision in the execution of all tasks related to mechanical engineering
  • Capable to work with agility, under pressure, with tight deadline in an ever changing environment
  • Proactive thinking and open-minded discussions with all the stakeholders of the project
  • Not being afraid to be out of the comfort zone, and be ready to learn new technologies

Get in touch with Sky-Hero

Looking for a demo or more information

12 Allée de la Recherche
B-1070 Brussels,