We have a vacancy for an Embedded System Specialist within Avnet Silica based in the Nordics (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, or Norway). The principle responsibility of the Embedded System Specialist will be the support of FAE’s across the Nordic countries on supporting key customers engagements around our key SOC supplier solutions and embedded products, in order to improve the customers’ time to market and ultimately quicker revenue for Avnet Silica.



  • Supporting FAE engagement
  • Software architecture discussions around embedded solutions including Machine learning and AI solutions
  • Advise on supplier tools and using them in development environment effectively and efficiently
  • Helping customers to develop the software chain in order to improve the speed of software design development (software is often the bottleneck in design)
  • Providing customer training in combination with key suppliers in order to cement customers on Avnet Silica
  • Supporting FAE’s with Translating and orchestrating complex customer questions to key suppliers and vice versa around embedded software challenges and support where necessary


  • Electronic Engineering Degree or computer science degree
  • 3+ (ideally 5+) years’ experience in a technical support role for R&D role (preferably Software and Hardware related)
  • In depth Knowledge about SOC hardware.
  • Specialist knowledge on VHDL, Verilog and relevant software languages
  • Embedded Linux Expertise, including peripheral driver and BSP development
  • Good facilitation abilities (presentations, meetings, workshops, etc.) and communication skills.
  • Ability to present and communicate in a very professional manner
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to provide the best possible advice and solutions to our most important customers
  • Good Verbal and Written English
  • Very good Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and common design / EDA tools
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work effectively whilst working under pressure
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills and able to work in a team environment
  • Willingness to travel.

Phoenix, Arizona – based Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a fortune 500 company, is one of the world‘s largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded systems from leading manufacturers. Serving customers in 70 countries, Avnet markets, inventories and adds value to these products and provides world-class supply-chain management and engineering design services. Avnet Electronics Marketing, the electronic components division, serves the European electronics market through a variety of independently operating companies, which are supported by centralized functional departments. Avnet‘s website is located at: avnet.eu.