System Engineer Thin Film Electronics

Leuven - Engineers
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You are an experienced system engineer who participates in the design of display driver systems for flexible displays and in the coordination of hardware developments.


System Engineer Thin Film Electronics 


​Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.  

As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. All of these particular traits make imec to be a top-class employer. To strengthen this position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference! Currently we are looking for a motivated system engineer.​

The job

Imec’s Large Area Electronics department is developing electronics, in particular thin-film electronics, on flexible plastic substrates for integration into tomorrow’s flexible displays, imagers and biomedical applications. In this growing R&D activity, we are currently looking for a system engineer to support our display driver developments. You will actively participate in the design of display driver systems for flexible displays and in the coordination of hardware developments with external parties. For this challenging task, we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with good technical skills in system design with focus on firmware.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Translation of customer requirements into system requirements and system architecture.
  • Selection of the necessary electronic components to complete the electronic modules.
  • PCB design (timing and interconnectivity) and layout of prototype systems.
  • Coordination of specific hardware developments with external parties.
  • Development of digital electronic hardware as well as VHDL code. Debugging and validation of the design at hardware level.
  • Lab measurements and prototype debugging.
  • Project planning and follow up.


You have a Master’s degree in Electronics Engineering, with a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience in a similar function.
You have strong experience in system architecture design, analog and high speed digital hardware design. You have experience with measurements and interpretation of electrical signals on systems. You have extensive experience in FPGA programming. Having a good knowledge on signal integrity on high speed designs, Python and C/C++ is a plus.
You are results driven and flexible to meet stringent deadlines with quality output. You take initiative and work independently, while being part of a team. You are flexible to accept new challenges in the future, and to evolve together with the changing R&D demands of our high-tech environment. Imec environment requires a good team player with competent communication and reporting skills. Given the international character of imec a good knowledge of English is mandatory.       


In exchange for your talent, passion and expertise, you will join a multicultural and high-tech company, with challenges there for the taking. Our flexible, progressive and informal working environment offers you a range of possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. This is your opportunity to contribute to the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow. imec supports and guides you in this process; not only with words but with concrete actions. Through imecAcademy, 'our corporate university', we are actively investing in the further development of all our employees to assure their technical and personal growth. Your valuable contribution and that of your colleagues make imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of an attractive and competitive salary with many fringe benefits.