About us

PHYTEC has been active as an international technology service provider for the development and production of embedded systems for over 30 years. Our worldwide customers come from many different market segments. They integrate our products and services in order to achieve important competitive advantages in their respective target markets. PHYTEC offers innovative and universal standard products that we can efficiently adapt to the specific needs of our customers.

We strive for long-term, reliable, and value-oriented partnerships with all of our customers. This is a principle that also guides us in respect to our employees, shareholders, and business partners. Honesty, trust, motivation, responsibility, quality and innovation are just some of the values that we believe are most important in all of our business dealings, both within our company and with our customers.

We are looking to employ as soon as possible:
Linux Kernel Developer

Your job responsibilities and duties

  • Developing, improving, and maintaining Linux kernel components
  • Transmitting drivers, modules and patches to the Linux community
  • Participating in design and code reviews
  • Diagnosing functional and performance problem
  • Developing and implementing module tests
  • Troubleshooting and regression testing during product release cycles
  • Observing and reporting on developments in the Linux community

Your qualifications and experience

  • Experience in the development of Linux kernel components
  • Enthusiasm for new technologies and software development in Linux
  • Interested in the development of open source software
  • C / C ++ programming
  • Experience with shell scripts
  • Experience with git versioning
  • Experience with yocto build system is an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written German is an advantage
  • Knowledge of electronic circuits is an advantage
  • Quick comprehension
  • Good communication skills

What we can offer you

  • A stable, modern workplace in a global, innovative family-business with 30 years of experience
  • Healthy growth and responsible corporate governance for more than 30 years
  • Short, open, and honest communication channels
  • Transparent information for a high degree of understanding regarding the tasks and company development
  • A pleasant working atmosphere in a positive work and leadership environment
  • High employee satisfaction and family-like cohesion are PHYTEC’s 1st values
  • A location in the Rhine-Main area with good infrastructure and a lot of possibilities for leisure, sport, and culture

Your application

Please send your detailed application, stating your salary expectations and your possible starting date, by e-mail to


We would prefer to receive your application via e-mail. If this is not possible, you can send your application by regular mail:

PHYTEC Messtechnik GmbH
Leitung Personal
Gabriele Klein
Robert-Koch-Straße 39
55129 Mainz

We look forward to your application.