Firmware Applications Engineer

Founded in 2014, Ledger is the global leader of security solutions and infrastructure for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications, with more than 4 million users in 165 countries. Ledger combines

Founded in 2014, Ledger is the global leader of security solutions and infrastructure for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications, with more than 4 million users in 165 countries. Ledger combines hardware and software expertise to commit to secure billions of dollars worth of almost 2,000 different crypto assets – worldwide, 15% of these assets are managed through the Ledger ecosystem.

To sustain the company’s growth, Ledger is looking for a new talent to work in the embedded firmware team in charge of the hardware wallets’ Operating System and associated applications.

The applications for our hardware wallet products include cryptocurrencies support as well as key management and security protocols (like PGP, SSH and U2F).

Missions:

  • Implement secure applications running on top of our operating system
  • Ensure the quality of our applications with tests
  • Ensure the security of the source code with our security team
  • Release and deploy new applications to be available in the Ledger Live

  • Work within our technical environment:
  • Develop and improve our software development practices, tools and processes
  • provide assistance for third-party developers and review external applications source code

Main interactions :

  • OS part of the team for SDK evolutions
  • Security team for software vulnerabilities assessment and corrections
  • Product team for requirements prioritization
  • Customer Success team for end users issues evaluation and corrections

Requirements :

  • Required – Diploma in Computer Sciences, Engineering or related discipline
  • Required – Good communication skills
  • Preferred – Interest in software and hardware attacks and their countermeasures
  • Desired – Blockchain interest and/or knowledge

Technical requirements :

  • Required – Embedded C software development
  • Preferred – Python software development
  • Preferred – Cryptography general knowledge
  • Desired – Rust software development

Benefits :

  • Competitive compensation package and ESOP according to the Company policy
  • Flexible working hours, remote-friendly environment
  • Strong focus on personal development including internal/external trainings and attendance to conferences
  • Internal talks, technical meetups and hackathons
  • High performance office equipment
  • Comprehensive health insurance policy offering extensive medical, dental and vision care coverage
  • Meal Vouchers
  • Annual company outing for Ledgerdary Days plus infrequent parties, snacks and drinks
  • Employee discount on Ledger products

Ledger guarantees equal opportunity for all during the recruitment process, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability or age

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