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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Posted Mar 20, 2023
Project ID: PHILJP00025718
1 year
(May 1, 2023 - Apr 30, 2024)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
3500 - 4800 €/month

Senior Embedded Software Engineer (Contract)

Location: Drachten

Duration: 12 months (with possible extension and/or Philips transfer)

Hours/week: 40

Budget range: €3.500 - 4.800 per month

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

Analyses, designs, tests, codes, secures, debugs, modifies, deploys, integrates and maintains (system) software enhancements, test environment and/or new software. Uses state-of-the-art technologies and practices. Interacts with users / product owners to define / adjust requirements and/or necessary modifications. Keeps abreast of technical developments and practices in own field through literature, courses/training, technical contacts, and competitive environment. Applies agile software development methods as a member of agile teams. All in all a great role to further establish your career and to become part of an exciting Philips development team. 

When you choose to work at Philips you’ll work on life-changing projects; and contribute to innovative health technologies and solutions that improve billions of lives around the world.

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing embedded software in C programming language for microcontrollers.  Documenting, managing, and helping to define requirements, design documents, design reviews, and verification procedures.  

  • Writing concise, readable, and easily maintainable code adhering to coding guidelines. Developing or modifying unit test software to verify embedded software.knowledge and the needs for new developments in the discipline and initiates and leads competence development projects. 

  • Coaches junior/medior development engineers

  • Pro-actively communicates with all stakeholders, including clients,   senior management, professional network and colleagues.

  • Complies with the ESH policy, rules and regulations.

  • Develops (parts and elements of) products, systems and/or solutions according to the V-model that serve user and business requirements amongst others by applying internal and external research results and technology advancements while taking care of the total system as well as inner workings of a design.: 

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • You will need a customer-first attitude and the following   

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering.  

  • 5 years of experience in embedded software development in a professional organisation.  

  • Experience in designing products for mass manufacturing is a big plus

  • Be able to interpret hardware schematics to configure software for microcontrollers.  

  • Experience with tools such as oscilloscopes, function generators, and debuggers.  

  • Experience with FreeRTOS and BLE is preferred. 

  • Knowledge of IEC 62304 is preferred.  

  • Technical leadership skills, detail-oriented and continuous improvement mindset.  

  • Fluency in English.

You are a part of

You are a part of Philips Oral Healthcare Inspired by dental professionals. Designed by scientists. From oral hygiene to whitening to sensitivity relief, Philips Oral Healthcare is reimagining the world of oral care, one revolutionary product at a time. You will design the electronics that bring our products to life working in close collaboration with a cross functional team of highly talented engineers.

In return, we offer you:

For this project, you’ll work for Philips and become a contract or permanent employee of YACHT (a Randstad company). As a contractor at Philips you'll enjoy cutting-edge challenges and unexpected experiences that make you a more in-demand professional. And as a YACHT employee, you can expect to receive ongoing support with your personal development and future prospects. 

YACHT provides all employees with a range of benefits, including pension, social security payments and potential to earn a quarterly bonus as well as a mobile and travel allowance.

Why work on a project at Philips?

If you’re looking for meaningful work and a chance to tackle complex challenges, broaden your skills and expertise and become an even more sought after professional, you’ll find all that and more with project work at Philips.

The Randstad companies are responsible for finding talent to provide services at Philips. If you are selected to provide services for Philips, you will be employed by Randstad and will not be an employee of Philips.

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