Skip to main content

Embedded Firmware Engineer

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better, and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, industrial & IoT, mobile, and communication infrastructure markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has over 29,000 employees in more than 30 countries and posted revenue of $8.88 billion in 2019.

Our business

Within our Personal Health R&D group, headquartered in Leuven, we want to capture the strong market growth in IC’s for hearing aids and implants, hearables, wearables, and personal health monitoring applications, health IoT.
Owing to our success, our department of 40+ engineers is growing, and we have challenging opportunities for software engineers.

Our System-on-Chip products employ the latest Bluetooth Smart (BLE) or NFC with our experience in ultra-low power design.
We develop the full software stack from driver-level all to way to turnkey applications, enabling our customers to build their products with minimum effort.

Your role

As a Software Engineer,

  • you are a genuine software craftsman.
  • you are unconditionally technically responsible for a subsystem, component, or module.
  • you estimate the effort for your work and contribute to reviewing the estimates of peers.
  • you execute feasibility studies to underpin the estimations.
  • you create a design for the software.
  • you code and test the software modules.
  • you organize or contribute to (mutual) reviews of designs with colleagues and Software Architect.
  • you document the software.
  • you plan your assignments and reports on progress.
  • you work in line with the software engineering practices of the department.
  • Your experience and know-how

  • You have a Master’s degree in Software Engineering or Electronics or
    or you have reached this level through another form of training or experience.
  • You are a natural team player and obsessive to learn and gain experience.
  • You have three years or more working experience.
  • You have experience in or knowledge about

  • spoken and written English,
  • knowledge of design methods and software engineering processes,
  • microcontroller architectures and peripherals,
  • embedded programming in C,
  • building real-time systems on bare metal or using an RTOS,
  • structured debugging,
  • interpretation of PCB schematics.
  • Assets

  • experience with FreeRTOS
  • scripting in Python
  • Scrum
  • experience with Bluetooth Smart/BLE
  • Our offer

    When you join NXP, you will work in global R&D teams across multiple sites, and you will contribute to the next generation of innovative technologies.

    We offer an informal culture, a can-do mentality, and technical ladder career development opportunities.

    Next to this, you will receive a complete rewards package with a competitive salary, including a retirement plan, a medical plan, and other secondary benefits.

    Embedded Firmware Engineer

    NXP Semiconductors, Leuven
    Degree Level: 
    Apply before: