Lead Firmware Engineer (Eindhoven)

On Time Engineers is searching for a Lead Firmware Engineer who can lead a team of smart engineers, work location Eindhoven. Are you a technology driven leader who loves to work in challenging environments? Would you like to be the voice of firmware in New Product Development projects? 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 the world of lighting turns to smart lighting and IoT applications, the driver is the heart of this technology revolution in the industry. New product development, sustaining of the continuously growing product portfolio and secure the leadership position with the creation of new technology are the three main challenges the development team faces. We are searching for a Lead Firmware Engineer that loves to work in this challenging environment.

The firmware teams design, implements and maintain a suite of multi-platform LED driver controls. Various lighting control protocols (C) and real time hardware control (assembler) to name a few. The ever-expanding set of features and tools serves a variety of users including lighting designers, internal R&D and production cells.

Within this position you will specify, develop, and maintain firmware related to: power conversion, current modulation, communication protocols (DMX/RDM, DALI, Bluetooth, LEDcode), sensors, battery backup systems, color tuning, etc.

Deliverables include:

Firmware in C/Assembler (microchip);
Test scripting (Python/Labview);
Documentation and reporting.


Your tasks

Development and maintenance of firmware for the building blocks of drivers and peripherals;
Close interaction with the innovation, test, hardware and software teams, as well as other parts of the company (USA and Mexico);
Take ownership to lead analysis of problems and proposed solutions;
Be the voice of firmware in New Product Development projects;
Initiate process improvements.


Job requirements

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical Engineering or an equivalent field;
Minimum 8 years of relevant work experience;
Solid experience in Embedded C and/or Assembly;
Strong affinity with communication interfaces and system;
Affinity with (power) electronics and/or (LED) Lighting and use of lab equipment;
Experience with modern build environments (e.g. versioning systems, regression test suites, automated builds, DevOps);
Strong communication skills in English, Dutch brings an advantage;
Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel and act as sounding board for teammates;
Pro-active, flexible attitude and a results-oriented team player that takes responsibility.



Experience with Microchip processors;
Experience with Python, or other scripting languages;
Experience in Assembler is an advantage.


Our client offers

Our client owns their leading role in the global market thanks to their employees. The company has a flat hierarchy with short decision-making paths, which gives their employees the opportunity to get involved and develop further. They look forward to see and meet Engineers who enjoy growing together with them and make their products better every day!

Our client  offers a contract for fixed term, aiming for an indefinite contract in excellent primary and secondary employment conditions. The other conditions are:

An attractive salary, consistent with your level of education and experience;
Direct (fixed) contract with our client;
Working from home is possible due to their home working policy;
Office furniture, screen, internet and IT necessaries for working from home are company paid;
Flexible working hours;
30 holidays;
Pension at Zwitserleven;
Travel allowance of EUR 0.19 p/km;
Mobile phone (free to choose, can keep your own number);
Company laptop;
Lunch together with your colleagues (company facilitated).


About our client

Our client is a young, dynamic and very effective company in the design and manufacture of intelligent drive solutions for LED based lighting systems. Light is their passion! Their technologies empower their customers to deliver the promise of LED lighting: smarter, sleeker, and more efficient, meeting the needs of an ever more energy conscious world.


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 e.demir@on-time-engineers.nl

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 e.demir@on-time-engineers.nl

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.