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Are you a software developer that thrives with innovation? Do you want to work with cutting edge technology? Do you have what it takes to create premium software that is highly reusable and maintainable in multiple future products?

The Profoto embedded software team at our head office in Stockholm creates the code which enables photographers all over the globe to create great light in every image. Our products range from very small handheld LED light to incredibly powerful xenon flashes all connected wireless to smartphones and cameras. 

What we are looking for

You are an excellent software developer with the ability to understand electronics. As we are amidst a phase where we are phasing out multiple tracks of older software and building a new base of code to be used in multiple future products we are looking for a person which in addition to coding skills has a talent to pursue good architecture and documentation.

Profoto is hiring for attitude and potential, and is looking for high achievers that want to to grow and develop with us, in our fast-past environment.

Key responsibilities

  • Based on your software skills create the most efficient product solution with smart utilization of available hardware.
  • Write clean, testable and maintainable code 
  • Collaborate with app and hardware teams
  • Document code and architecture.
  • Maintenance, bug fixes and updates, of existing product range.


  • MSc or PhD in computer Science or similar
  • Extensive experience of C/C++ for embedded system
  • Strong internal drive
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Swedish work permit

    Your profile

    You are experienced form working with embedded product development, with a profound understanding of several of the fields listed below:

    • ARM Cortex-M class microcontrollers.
    • Bluetooth low energy
    • Proprietary 2.4GHz radio protocols
    • Electronics design
    • Excellent communications skills in English and preferable Swedish
    • Personal interest and technical understanding of photography is advantageous 

    Want to join Profoto – The Light Shaping Company?

    If you feel you have what it takes to become our new embedded software developer], please send an application with your CV, personal letter, and education records from university and high school.

    Only applications containing the required documents will be processed to final stage. If you have any questions, please contact HR at career@profoto.com.

    Last day to apply is 2020-03-15. Interviews will take place on a continuous basis, so apply today! 

    What we offer

    Innovation has secured our position as the leading choice for the world's best photographers. So, our culture is creative, entrepreneurial, forward thinking and agile. That's why we're looking for the very best and the very brightest to help make us better. Talented and driven people who are keen to enter a growing and fast paced environment where responsibility is given early.

    As a result, we've created a company where high achievers will be given every opportunity to grow, develop, and contribute on an international stage. That's massively important for us because ultimately - your success is our success. 

    Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

    Department in HQ

    Sundbyberg, Stockholm

    Profoto AB
    172 65 Sundbyberg Directions career@profoto.com

    What we offer

    We are committed to growth and we want our people to grow with us. To achieve this we offer an ambitious, high quality and demanding culture where we value to have fun together as we build a world class company with a premium brand. We strongly believe and therefore offer our employees freedom and trust, coaching leadership and strong individual development. This is the the key to our success.

    • Strong career development

    • Continuous change

    • Challenging fast-paced environment

    • Smart & passionate colleagues

    • International opportunities

    • Work life balance

    • Customer focused world-class company

    Behind the scenes at Profoto

    At Profoto we have high standards and only hire the best. We invest heavoly in the development of our people to ensure we are an employer of choice for those who value professional development and continuous challenges. 

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