EMBU-2020-J-37- Embedded Software Development Manager EMBU

Kalray is the pioneer in processors for new intelligent systems. As a real technological breakthrough, our processors will be deployed extensively in fast-growing sectors, such as new-generation networks (intelligent data centers) and autonomous vehicles, as well as healthcare equipment, drones, and robots. Kalray’s offering encompasses both processors and complete solutions (electronic boards and software). Created in 2008 as a spin-off of CEA (“Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives”, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission), Kalray serves customers such as server manufacturers, intelligent system integrators, and consumer product manufacturers, including car makers.

To support our growth, we are recruiting a Technical Manager to lead our embedded software developments.


You will manage the software development team of the Embedded Solutions Business Unit.  The team is in charge of enabling Kalray’s technology for the embedded systems market. This is a team of 10 software engineers. The team’s expertise includes: embedded systems development, application library development, embedded middleware development, customer application optimization and support. Your missions will cover:

  • Lead the team assigned to multiple project releases on Embedded Software
  • Design, develop, integrate, test and maintain software for the Business Unit’s products
  • Perform day to day situation management, work assignments, problem solving, and risk mitigation
  • Ensure software projects are completed on time and according to corporate quality standards
  • Build, manage, and motivate a team of talented Software Developers
  • Ensure team members’ effective participation in scrum planning and team retrospectives
  • Support project development and execution of software roadmap with BU Management Team
  • Work with Product Managers and System Architects to prioritize, plan and track work into the development streams and releases



  • 3+ years in technical management of teams of 5+ engineers
  • 8+ years of hand-on experience in embedded application development


  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of C and C++ and parallel programming models: OpenCL and/or OpenMP
  • Significant experiences of the following application domains:
    • Machine learning implementation: Convolutional Neural Networks (TensorFlow, Caffe, …)
    • Low-level numerical libraries (linear algebra, DSP, …)
    • Automotive software framework focus on AD (e.g. Autoware, Autosar AP, …)
  • Customer driven mind-set, Ability to understand business and technical strategy issues


  • Rigorous, quality guided, comfortable with Agile environment
  • Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
  • Technical English

Type of contract: Permanent /full-time

Location: Montbonnot (Grenoble area, France)


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