Team Leader Embedded Software

On Time Engineers is searching for a Team Leader Embedded Software for Eindhoven area.
Would you like to work with endless possibilities? Would you like to manage a team of 10 to 12 people who develop complex software solutions? Are you the self-starter who can deliver successfully, although sometimes you may not have all the requirements from the start? Do you like to cooperate with physicists and/or electrical engineers in a multidisciplinary environment? This might be the job for you!

Then be On Time and apply for this position now the vacancy is still available!

Job mission and Context of the position

Together with your team members, it is your mission to provide and improve software that enables fully automated solutions for controlling and managing several stages of our customers machines.

Within the organization, the sector Development and Engineering is responsible for the specification, design, integration, qualification, and sustaining of all products. In close co-operation with colleagues from software and other disciplines (mechatronics, optics, electronics) the software Team Lead is a member of a multi-disciplinary team. In these teams software plays an important role for the success of the organization.


Job Description

In order to enable the development of new machines, our customer constantly needs to improve the performance and reliability of their systems. Making robust software solutions for the hardware of the subsystems involved, is a strong enabler for the roadmap of their products.

Your job will be to manage a software team that develops software to setup the subsystem drivers, implement the necessary interfaces and algorithms and also add supporting software like diagnostics. Next to creating new functionality, the work of the team consists of troubleshooting and integrating of the new functionality in the existing (legacy) software releases.

Your main responsibilities are:

Create and maintain a team schedule;
Track deliverable progress;
Report to one or more Project Leaders of a (multi-disciplinary) functional team and Software Development manager;
Organize the work;
Coaching team members;
Build a strong team;
You need to get involved also in the technical details and decision making;
Eventually you will have the role of Scrum Master or Project Officer in an Agile/scrum environment.



Master degree in computer science, embedded systems or equivalent experience.



6+ years of experience in a large-scale enterprise environment, preferably in various software domains;
2+ years of experience leading a team of 10+ people;
Solid Project / Team / Line management experience;
Good people manager background: coaching, motivating, developing career plans for the people within the group;
Strong knowledge on stakeholder management;
Experienced in setting up the business priorities;
Experience of Agile/Scrum methodology and practices is a must (experience with Scrum / SAFe is a big plus);
Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle;
Thorough understanding of embedded programming, C/C++, Python and Linux systems;
Technical background of semiconductor industry processes, process integration, process control, semiconductor devices and manufacturing is preferable.


Personal skills

Strong personal communicator;
Hands-on mentality with a pragmatic attitude;
People – process – product mindset;
Highly motivated team player with excellent social, coordination and communication skills;
Ability to work in a multicultural setting;
Pragmatic problem solving approach;
Entrepreneurship and initiative in a technically complex environment;
Fluent in speaking, reading and writing English.


About our customer

Our customer is a high tech machine building company with worldwide 22.000 employees and within their headquarters in Eindhoven about 12.000 engineers from different engineering disciplines: mechanical, electrical, software, chemical, physicist, etc.

Some people choose to work for this company because they can work at the very cutting edge of their technology field. For others, it’s the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the brightest minds in their discipline. Some because there are so many different ways to develop their career, they can specialize technically, become a manager, or take on project management.

Everyone has a different reason to join. But everyone has the same reason to stay: teamwork. Everyone is part of a multidisciplinary team. physicists, mechanical-, electrical- and chemical engineers, metrology experts and more – all working together in different teams to crack a particular challenge. Each team member brings a different set of skills to attack technical challenges from different angles. The result? Incredibly imaginative breakthroughs at the cutting edge of engineering. With each new breakthrough, the people at this company feel proud. Proud of themselves and proud of their team. That’s why people choose to work here. And that’s why people stay.


Our offer

A high tech work environment where you will work on the newest technologies. Projects with depth and a lot of challenge. In addition to attractive primary and secondary employment conditions, we invest in your personal development!

Other conditions are:

Directly one year contract followed by a permanent contract with our customer;
8% holiday allowance;
27 vacation days per year;
Collective pension scheme including employer’s contribution;
Professional coaching on-the-job;
Innovative projects that contribute to a better world.


How to apply

Do you have any questions concerning this position or do you want to apply? Be On Time and contact Eda Demir at +31 6 19 62 29 44. You can also send your questions or resume by mail to