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Senior Embedded Software Engineer (Freelance)

Posted Feb 16, 2021
Project ID: PHILJP00022681
11 months, 4 weeks
(Mar 1, 2021 - Mar 1, 2022)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
48 - 68 €/hr


Senior Software Engineer needed for a full time, job position in Drachten, DA - Floorcare team.

As an embedded software engineer your challenge is to design, develop and test embedded software for domestic appliances, reporting to Project Team leaders, and to the Electronic & Software group leader in a matrix organization.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

- Contribute to the estimation of the required development effort and run-time resources.

- Define, or help to define, the software architecture of platforms, or products

- Write proper design documentation for the developed embedded software products.

Write the source code in the C programming language, according to the applicable coding standards, and internal rules

- Participate in reviews and walkthroughs as appropriate and write and execute unit /component test cases.

- Contribute to improvements of processes needed for developing products. Coach junior SW engineers

- Lead small SW development teams (SPL - Software Project Leader) within the boundaries of larger project team.


- You have a Bachelor degree or Master degree in software engineering.

- Thorough understanding of modern software engineering tools, methods, processes

- Previous experience in developing software for ARM-Cortex microcontrollers.

- You are able to understand simple electronic circuits

- You are able to use standard measurement equipment like multimeters, logic analyzers and oscilloscopes.

- You like working in multidisciplinary teams and you are able to communicate very well with different (international) people;

- You have no objections to travel and occasionally work some days abroad

- You have a pro-active attitude and high quality mindset towards your assignment.

- Good communications skills, also in English


- Knowledge of C++ or Phyton

- Knowledge of SVN, Trac, Doxygen, GNU tools

- Previous experience with static analysis tools and coding standards (PC-Lint, Misra)

- Previous experience of software integration in multiphysics modeling and simulation tools (MatLab/Simulink) is a plus

- Knowledge of IoT products and technologies, both product (embedded) and infrastructure (web) sides is a plus

- Knowledge of internet protocols and languages, server and client sides is a plus (PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Java)


- 10 years working experience in developing embedded software for consumer or automotive products

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