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Embedded System Integrator

Engineering - Wageningen | More than two weeks ago

Take care of testing for ground-breaking sensor systems that enable sustainable solutions in Health, Agri & Food.

Embedded System Integrator 

Take care of integration for ground-breaking sensor systems that enable sustainable solutions in Health, Agri & Food.

What you will do

In this start-up environment and in close collaboration with engineers from different disciplines (software, electronics, algorithms, biomedical), you will be responsible for testing of innovative prototypes and small series embedded systems by combining cutting-edge research results with state-of-the-art components. Additionally, you will support the team to fulfil the testing needs or dependencies they might have on the software or hardware level. We need you as an Embedded System Integrator, especially for our health program to be part of our multidisciplinary team to:

  • Test embedded systems for prototypes based on imec hardware and off-the-shelf sensors, microcontrollers, and radios, while interfacing with PCs, smartphones, and other portable devices.
  • Develop use case scenarios and test cases including test processes.
  • Perform system/software testing and troubleshooting in Python.
  • Select and/or build test tooling for automated test setups with python and small series production tests, containing electronics (PCB, wire harness), firmware, and mechatronics.
  • Write test plans, and report on test results and defects. Ensure proper documentation on plan, execution, and results.
  • Be part of a development team and create test awareness (support with requirement review for testability).
  • Interact with customers, and support field trials and research studies.

What we do for you

We offer a challenging and international environment at the forefront of technology, in an international network of renowned industrial customers. This is your opportunity to bring new technologies to the market that will have an impact on tomorrow’s society.

OnePlanet Research Center is a multidisciplinary collaboration agreement between Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Radboud University, Radboudumc and imec. Imec The Netherlands, as an employer of choice, offers you an attractive compensation and benefits package including a 100% employer paid pension plan and flexible working hours. Furthermore, imec-NL offers a wide range of training possibilities.

At the same time OnePlanet is a new collaboration of 3 renowned and globally respected research institutes/universities. By joining the OnePlanet team, you will be part of a team of world changers, disruptive innovators and practical thinkers. Here, your ideas will have an impact on our future lives.

Who you are

  • You hold a BSc /MSc degree in Embedded systems, Electrical engineering, Mechatronics, or in a similar field.
  • Relevant work experience or interest to grow into an embedded system integration role. Only Python experience and a strong drive to grow into an Embedded System Integrator role is required!
  • Experience with the programming language Python (must), other languages are a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with the design and build of prototypes or test setups. Containing Electronics, Mechatronics, and Firmware.
  • Practical approach using electronic lab equipment for Embedded systems (low power), preferably in the field of wireless sensor networks and electronics.
  • Preferably followed certified test training like ISTQB or TMAP and experience with product release cycles and system/software life cycle processes (Agile/Scrum).
  • Very accurate and well organized. Experience with issue trackers like Jira.
  • Affinity with health or agriculture & food.
  • Experimental and team player attitude, which means taking initiative, thinking proactively, and having a flexible and problem-solving attitude are attributes that define yourself.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to give quality feedback to the team.
  • You see changes as an opportunity to learn and grow and you can deal with ambiguity.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken).


Are you interested in this position, and do you want to learn more about it? Then you can connect with Perine Doreleijers, Talent Acquisition Specialist. You can reach Perine at +31 648861256 or by email at perine.doreleijers.ext@imec.nl. If you wish to apply, then please submit your full resume and a cover letter.

Note before applying: for this position we will ask you to showcase your skills in a technical assignment for which Python experience is required.

Click on ‘apply’ to submit your application. You will then be redirected to e-recruiting.

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