Telecommunications Embedded Software Engineer


Currently we have vacancies for the role of Telecommunications Embedded Software Engineer.

About Us

Virtual Access is now part of the Westermo Group. On 31st October, 2019, Virtual Access was acquired by Westermo Network Technologies AB – a Swedish company that develops, manufactures, and sells industrial data communication products and services. Westermo’s offer is developed especially for mission-critical systems in industries with harsh environmental conditions such as transportation, power distribution and water/wastewater.
As part of this international group, Virtual Access offers exciting career opportunities!

Virtual Access designs and manufacture telecommunications equipment for service providers worldwide. Our technology is used to deliver services to end customers in markets such as financial transactions (automatic teller machine), smart grid and smart metering, public transportation, and national lotteries. Our product range includes a range of routers that are integral in providing services based on 3G, 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi, ADSL, VDSL, Ethernet, M2M, IoT and VoIP.

Virtual Access sets the standard in the automation of high volume deployment of complex IP services. Our Activator server platform provides the ability to deploy and manage very large numbers of routers and other network elements with minimal manual intervention. We work closely with our customers to tailor innovative solutions that address the problems of end-to-end service delivery and thereby differentiate their business in today’s highly competitive market.


  • Ability to implement high quality, reliable and maintainable code
  • Software design, analysis and diagnostics
  • Understanding of LAN/WAN protocols used in:
    • IP networking
    • LTE/4G
    • 5G
    • IoT
    • Network monitoring tools
    • VoIP
    • VPN
    • DSL
  • Good communications ability (both verbal and written)
  • Analytical skills/problem solving ability
  • Ability to operate in a rapidly changing environment
  • Linux and Open Source development experience a great benefit

Role and Responsibilities

  • System Integration

Design and implementation of:

    • Network applications
    • Device drivers
    • Test applications
  • Preparation of requirements specifications, designs and test schedules
  • Technology research
  • Occasional international travel may be required

Experience Required

Applications from both experienced software engineers and recent graduates will be considered

Education Requirements

  • An honours degree in computer science or a related subject is required.
  • The suitable candidates should have the ability to work to tight project timelines and should be able to plan, organise and implement multiple concurrent tasks.

Please state in your cover letter:
Do you have permission to work in the EU?
Are you currently located in Ireland?
Do you have an honours degree in computer science or a related subject?


A highly competitive salary will be offered to the right people.
In addition, the successful candidates will benefit from generous company pension contributions of up to 12.5% of salary, health insurance and disability insurance.
We offer financial assistance to employees wanting to extend their academic or professional qualifications.
This is a permanent position in a growing company, with excellent benefits.
Salary: €32K-€60K depending on experience.

Please answer the following question in your application: Do you require a work permit to work in the EU?
All applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.