Lead Developer/ Architect Embedded Software

Do you have a passion for the high-tech industry? We do as well. A more dynamic field does not exist. Technological innovation is the future! If it would be up to us: your future! Being employed with ENTER you can work on challenging Research & Development projects with a variety of high tech companies in Brainport Eindhoven.

Job info

As Lead Engineer/ Architect Embedded Software you will be responsible for the design and development of software for world-class connected consumer products. Your responsibilities range from translating business requirements into software specifications, down to designing and developing highly optimized C/C++ and Assembly code for low-end Microcontrollers meant for Embedded Appliances. You will be working in a multidisciplinary team while actively engaging in activities with system architects, business teams and remote suppliers/partners in The Netherlands and internationally.

Note: location for this role is in Friesland/Groningen/Overijssel Area!

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Design and Implementation of the firmware of connected embedded appliances (great focus on low-level code optimization and OOP design);
  • Translation of business requirements into software architectural specifications to be implemented (and tested) by the firmware team (using UML + textual description);
  • Contribute to software architecture activities, which are presented and discussed in a multidisciplinary architects board (including electronics, back-end, connectivity, app and proposition architects).
  • Support other teams (App, Backend, Test) with technical knowledge about Firmware.
  • Release and maintain firmware for mass production (factory deployment) as well as over-the-air updates.
  • Configure and maintain Build/CI servers for the multiple software projects.
  • Software Tooling development for programming, testing and production support;
  • Conduct team Planning Meetings and report the Project's status to stakeholders.

Job requirements

We are looking for a Lead Developer/ Architect Embedded Software with a passion for technology and who is not afraid to analyse complex problems and build innovative solutions.

What we expect from you:

Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience in coding in C and C++ for Embedded Systems (std11/std14 is a plus)
  • Being capable of translating business requirements into software specifications
  • Experience in Unit /Integration Test Design and Development
  • Experience with Agile Software Development Processes
  • Good communication skills
  • Hands on experience with Object Oriented Software Design (+ design patterns is a plus)
  • Experience in ARM architecture and compiler toolchain
  • Knowledge of wireless communication protocols (WiFi/Bluetooh/Zigbee)
  • Experience in Code optimization techniques for embedded systems
  • Experience in one or more general scripting languages (Python, Javascript, Bash, Tcl)
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: Microcontrollers, hardware bringup, bootloading, firmware, hardware/software integration, Computer Architecture, maintain and support legacy code
  • Knowledge of C# & .NET Framwork is a plus
  • Knowledge of ARM Assembly language and Compiler Theory is a plus
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux environment is a plus
  • Jenkins/Microsoft TFS configuration is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of electronics is a plus
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following: GNU Make, Microsoft Visual Studio, Cypress PSoC Creator, Cypress Wiced Studio, IAR Workbench, JLINK/STLink Hardware and tooling.


BU Embedded provides software craftsmanship in product development. We apply our knowlege and experience in software engineering to develop high tech products and innovations. Our customers are product development companies that operate in high tech machine building, medical systems, consumer electronics, automotive, transport & handling systems, oil & gas, and maritime systems.

ENTER employs experienced software architects as well as junior software engineers. All of them with a passion for technology, innovation,and software engineering!. Our employees have a Bachelor, Master, or PhD degree and work in a variety of roles, such as as developer, tester, architect, scrum master, integrator, and build & configuration manager.

We are looking for talents in the field of software engineering. It is essential that our employees have passion for their profession and possess the right technical, process, social knowledge and skills. Do you recognize yourself in this profile? Then you’re possible our new colleague!


ENTER offers an inspiring international work environment in which you can develop yourself by doing challenging projects and following dedicated training courses.

Cune Peters +31 6 21 44 67 04


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