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Teamleader Embedded Firmware

Research & development - Taiwan | More than two weeks ago

We have an opportunity for a passionate, forward-thinking and experienced Embedded software teamleader.

At imec, we craft state-of-the-art systems and products that aim to bring a better life in a better world. Our hardware solutions require a combination of custom ASICs, cutting-edge technologies, embedded systems, algorithms and software. Do you enjoy working on challenges that no one has solved yet?  We have an opportunity for a passionate, forward-thinking and experienced Embedded software teamleader. As a member of our Systems & Solutions team, you will have the great opportunity to investigate, innovate and contribute to next-generation IOT sensorhubs, worker wearables and biomedical devices.
In this role, you will contribute to the development of systems and advanced sensor devices in a multidisciplinary team. These contributions will range from early feasibility studies and proof of concepts, through application demonstrators centered around imec technology, all the way to product developments for external customers. 
This position is directly related to the imec Taiwan R&D Centre in Hsinchu. Relocation is therefor a must.

What you will do

Imec is looking for an extraordinary manager with a passion for leading a high-caliber embedded Firmware Development Team to deliver exceptional customer value. The team is responsible for developing new embedded firmware features for our industry leading wearable sensing platforms and connectivity solutions. This is an opportunity to work with low power systems, connectivity technologies, and protocols relating to UWB, 5G, 802.11, Ethernet, RFID, and more. We also develop state-of-the art imaging systems. 

You will lead and influence this dynamic team's innovation, best practices, and continuous improvement to deliver quality solutions to internal and external customers. Successful candidates are organized, technically astute leaders who are passionate to make a difference in development of the team and the value we deliver to our customers.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Define system-level architectures and functional/engineering requirements based on project and customer specifications.
  • Track requirements, define the specifications, design, implement, verify and validate code for example by organizing or contributing to reviews of designs with colleagues.
  • Architect and develop the firmware structure that run on embedded systems.
  • Contribute to the development of functional application demonstrators and prototypes based on imec technology.-    Be the people manager of the firmware team and act as their buddy and mental coach and make sure they have everything needed to perform their jobs.

What we do for you

We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its R&D Center in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Imec Taiwan was established in 2008 and is imec’s first R&D center outside Europe. Our office is located in the center of the global electronics manufacturing industry. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow. This will be a once in a lifetime opportunity.

We are proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process. We take care of the stresses of relocation. For example by helping you to identify options for temporary housing when you land or taking care of work permits and other administration.

We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a competitive salary with many fringe benefits. Imec offers a complete and attractive remuneration package, including additional health-insurrance and training.  

Who you are

  • You hold MSc degree in electronic engineering or computer science.
  • You have a strong passion in firmware design and are a software professional who is familiar with modern embedded software development methodologies and professional tools like Github, CVS or Clearcase and methods like SCRUM.
  • You are experienced in writing efficient code (impacting scalability, timing constraints). 
  • You are familiar with real-time embedded systems and general telecommunication concepts, building real-time systems on bare metal or using an RTOS.
  • You have knowledge of design methods and software engineering processes, low lever drivers, microcontroller architectures and peripherals, embedded programming in C.
  • Fluency in Dutch and English is required, Chinese is a plus but not a must.