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Software Engineering Intern - London

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Ref: 944 Date Posted: Monday 07 Jan 2019
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Software Engineering Intern (Firmware), 3 or 6 months, London, 2019

A Summer 2019 Internship with BBOXX, an opportunity to change the world.

BBOXX designs, manufactures, distributes and finances innovative plug & play utility systems to improve access to energy across Africa and the developing world.

Our 2 options for Summer Internships start from the end of March (6 months internships) and the end of June (2-3 month internships)
During this time you will have strong support from your line manager and extended team. Plus regular “check-ins” with your fellow interns.
You will have the opportunity to work on personal development, your study subject and exciting BBOXX projects.
During the internship we will work with you to consider future opportunities at BBOXX once you have finished your studies.

Title: Summer Internships 2019 - Firmware Roles

Reporting to: Senior Engineering Manager

Location: Chiswick, London

About the role

The hardware team at BBOXX are responsible for full end to end hardware development. The team have successfully launched several products and have 100K+ units already in the field.

The firmware engineers write RTOS based modern embedded SW to ensure our products are highly connective - measuring and monitoring our products state of health and usage.

You will work alongside embedded software engineers, hardware engineers, support and backend web developers to add product features & support functions.

Join this team if you want to see a full development lifestyle and work on bringing power to thousands of users.


Applicants: Software Engineering / Hardware Engineering background (with a focus on Software)

About You

  • Experience in programming in C and Python
  • Solid understand of design patterns and software paradigms (OO, MVC etc)
  • Understanding of embedded systems (serial I/O, registers etc)
  • Fundamental understanding of testing embedded systems (scopes, meters)
  • Good understanding of git or equivalent
  • Solid communication skills both oral and written
  • Understanding in IoT platforms, Bluetooth and cellular connectivity are a plus


Based in Chiswick, London

In return for your hard work and commitment, you will receive a competitive internship salary.

Free breakfasts on Monday morning plus fresh fruit, hot drinks and biscuits every day.

Regular socials - BBOXX organises monthly social events which can be proposed by anyone on the team. This could be anything from a picnic in the park to laser tag or the regular pub quiz.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

How to apply

Please apply via the "Apply here" link below. Applications for this role are being handled by BBOXX directly and we therefore cannot advise on individual applications.

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