Thesis / part time Embedded Hardware/Software Engineer

Salary Unpaid
We're looking for a student in Embedded systems engineering (4th or 5th year of studies) to help our team develop our main product. Your main task will be to transform our MVP into a deliverable product. It's preferred that the internship is a part of your studies (or your thesis), with the possibility that the Hollbium Loop could be your thesis and a nice start for your future work portfolio! The Hollbium Loop is a smart indoor farming unit, where we offer farming-as-a-service to businesses.

The Thesis Project

We want you who’s passionate about new & disruptive sustainable development, and shares our mindset of improving sustainable technologies. At Hollbium, we get things right from the start, by being climate neutral (and possibly even climate positive). This demands twisting and turning every option, evaluating every decision, and mapping the effects. We are now looking for a student to improve the quality of the technological part of our product:

  • We are looking for someone who understands embedded systems, PCB/ Schematic design

  • Have knowhow of firmware development and programming of microcontroller such as ARM, IOT

  • Understanding of communication protocol such as I2C, SPI, Bluetooth etc

  • Ability to read sensor datasheets and calibrate sensors accordingly

  • Participate in the entire application development lifecycle which involves going through the iterative processing of coding, testing, debugging etc.

  • Understanding of version control system such as GIT

Project details:

  • PCB/Schematic Design 

    • The student will be involved in generating schematic from current system. Converting the schematic to a PCB design with a specific dimension. The student will also be involved in sourcing and recommending replacement of components which will improve the overall system design and make it more efficient. 

  • Sensor Calibration/Placement

    • As part of the internship the student will also be involved in understanding the working of different sensors and its behavior under different environment conditions. The student will be involved in performing different experiments to develop better calibration strategies. 

Through this project the student will get exposure to analyze and develop a system that would impact the future product of Hollbium.


Hollbium offers flexible schedules, amazing co-workers, participation in start-up events and a central location in one of the most popular co-working spaces in Stockholm. And we have our own barista offering amazing cappuccinos ;-)

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Working at
Hollbium

We are a modern start-up combining sustainable food supply and people well-being. As metropolitan workspaces and homes become more and more cramped, we work towards a sustainable future by growing edible plants right in your home or office. Many of the imported greens can already be locally grown all year round. If we're driving change and having fun almost every day, we're on the right track.

Read more about Hollbium

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