Embedded Hardware Engineer

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  • Salary:

    Competitive bruto base plus excellent secondary benefits, projects and environment

  • Contact:

    Shelli Gafan

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  • Job ref:

    EHE - LV

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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We are excited to see that the IoT market in the Netherlands is really showing signs of promise, so here is your chance to work as an Embedded Software Developer, for a revolutionary, breath-taking IoT company (hardware and software) based 30 minutes above Utrecht– inspiring developments within the IoT sector focusing on low power.

As an embedded hardware engineer you’re responsible for designing embedded systems by yourself and also within a team. You will work closely together with the other embedded hardware, software and mechanical engineers. The main language spoken in our office is English and you will be required to have full proficiency in this. Our client is a relatively small company and you will be required to be flexible to quickly switch between tasks and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Your tasks will range from testing small and simple circuits/boards to designing complex innovative products for clients or for internal use (webshop, etc). This also includes creating schematics, PCB layout, developing test plans, test and troubleshoot prototypes and producing manufacturing documentation.

You will need to have a good understanding and have experience with microcontrollers, analog and digital circuits and using these in a low-power setup.


● Minimum 3 years of relevant experience (embedded systems)

● Bachelor degree in embedded system engineering (or similar)

● Experience with using Arduino (hardware & software)

● Proficient in designing PCBs and schematic layouts

● Is able to build and test electronic prototypes

● Experience soldering SMT components (e.g. 0402, QFN, LGA)

● Experience with RF and antenna design is a bonus

● Is flexible in switching between projects and is able to handle multiple project simultaneously

● Has experience with designing low-power circuits

● Has experience with using lab equipment (oscilloscope, bench multimeter, etc)

● Can prepare and maintain technical documentation

● Create and perform test plans, document, and analyze results

 ● Has at least 3 years of experience with Autodesk EAGLE or similar tools for designing PCBs (board & schematic)

● Experience with Altium designer is preferred

● Has knowledge of and experience with programming in C/C++

● Is able to write simple software (e.g. sketches for Arduino) for testing the hardware and assisting the software engineer with small tasks

● Has some experience with creating files for Electronic Manufacturing Services (generating Bill of Materials, gerbers, etc)

● Has some experience with EMC and LVD standards (design for and testing them)

● Professional proficient in English (speaking & writing), Dutch is a bonus

● Is able to work within a team and provide (and handle) constructive feedback during design reviews

 ● Open to learning new skills, using new tools and technologies

What’s on offer:

•             An open, informal working environment where pushing your boundaries is encouraged

•             A ground-breaking working environment where new developments are made regularly that are changing the way of the world using IoT

•             Work on inspiring, breath-taking IoT projects

•             25 days’ holiday

•             Laptop

•             Bi-monthly meet ups

•             Really strong family culture / team spirit which is warm and encouraging

•             Pension