IoT System Architect

On Time Engineers is searching for an IoT System Architect for our client located in Eindhoven. Are you an experienced Architect and would you like to design high-quality embedded systems and cloud solutions? Would you like to guide and work with a team of highly-skilled hardware and embedded software engineers? If so…

Then be On Time now the vacancy is still available! Be aware that for this position you will be offered directly a contract with our client. Our goal is to bring you together with this high tech, innovative company in Eindhoven and make sure the whole application process goes as smooth as possible for both sides!


About the position

As an IoT System Architect you will work at the intersection of hardware, embedded software, and backend development. You will enable the connection of our clients devices to either their own platform (based on AWS Cloud technologies) or to their third party- applications. The job is challenging, but rewarding: you’ll be expected to shorten the development cycle of new industrialized IoT products to a maximum of 4 months, by developing a standardized platform!

This role can be the accelerator in your career. Together with a team of highly-skilled hardware and embedded software engineers you will grow projects from very small to successful deliveries within time and budget. You continuously need to make the right trade-offs when partitioning project requirements over hardware and software, and you are probably often squeezing everything out of the hardware.
As the company has recently started to embrace data analysis as part of the product offering, you will be expected to develop a clear understanding of Cloud and machine-learning technologies.
Are you ready to take this challenge?


Your responsibilities

You will translate customer requirements into an architecture by identifying risks upfront and partitioning functionality across hardware and software;
You set up technical quality metrics for both hardware and software projects;
You execute defined development work within a 95% – 105% of estimation;
Achieve a predictable team velocity of +/- 10%;
Spend less than 5% of the project size on hours for bug fixing;
At the end of your first year, success would mean that a development cycle of new products takes a maximum of 4 months and your team has a robust and well-tested standardized platform.


Job requirements

Proven pragmatic way of working;
Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Embedded Engineering or related field;
Preferable 8+ years of experience in embedded software development within various environments;
Good understanding of machine learning technologies (Edge and Cloud);
Experience with Scrum and an Agile approach;
Written and verbal proficiency in Dutch and English;
Enthusiastic, proactive, and motivated to lead development;
Teach and coach other (software) engineers;
Ability to quickly signal and point out elements that do not work well;
A strong vision on how to improve development processes;
Good communication skills internally and toward customers;
Capacity to distill system requirements and how they map on our products.


Our client offers

When you join our client’s team, you will work within a close-knit and informal organization. You help the organization pioneer with techniques that are still in their infancy. A very cool and challenging position! The organization pays a lot of attention to the person and team development is very important. The other conditions are:

An attractive salary;
Immediately a (permanent) contract in paid employment with our client;
An excellent benefits package that is tailored to your competencies and experience;
26 vacation days;
Annual performance bonus;
The possibility to work partly from home;
Sufficient guidance and development opportunities;
Regular team outings (people attach great value to team building and therefore regularly make time to do something together!);
Company laptop;
Lots of independence and freedom within your job;
Attractive pension scheme;
Travel allowance.


About our client

Our client is a young and dynamic company with a team of almost 20 smart engineers. They are not just a leading industry 4.0 innovator – they have talented, hard-working professionals dedicated to empower change with technology. By producing the most accurate smart sensors and analytics, they help industrial companies to eliminate unplanned downtime and lengthen the lifetime of their assets. Together, they make industrial operations more effective and sustainable!


Interested to meet our client On Time?

Do you have any questions concerning this position or would you like to meet our client? Be On Time and contact Eda Demir at 06 – 196 229 44. You can also send your questions or resume by mail to

Not sure about the match between your profile and our job? Please do not hesitate to email your resume to us. When a successful match is available we will contact you within two business days.


Heb je na het lezen van deze vacature nog vragen of heb je interesse om te solliciteren? Be On Time en neem contact op met Eda Demir via telefoon nummer 06  196 229 44. Mailen kan ook naar

Indien je twijfels hebt over de match tussen je profiel en de vacature, aarzel dan niet en mail gerust je cv gewoon naar ons door. Wij nemen dan binnen twee dagen contact met je op.

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