Junior Embedded Software Engineer


Our client is – besides being a leader in industrial IoT solutions – developing and marketing a range of 3G and 4G wireless communication modules for automotive use. We count several premium automakers under our customers. We design flexible communication modules that can scale up to a fully integrated Java-enabled application environment with integrated cellular communication, GNSS and with advanced embedded cybersecurity features, enabling customers to create high value telematics applications.

Our client is recently also actively developing products for the emerging V2X (Vehicle-to-everything) and 5G markets. He wants to strengthen its software team located in Leuven, Belgium, with a junior embedded software engineer who will participate in all phases of the software design of current and future products. She/he is also expected to interact with team members of the international automotive team in general and the site in Leuven in particular.


  • You design, implement, port, reverse-engineer, debug, document, test and maintain specific embedded software, written in various programming languages;
  • You design, implement, debug, document, and maintain test framework(s) for existing as well as new functionalities;
  • You work under guidance of the software architect and software project leader;
  • You work according to the department’s software development process and way of working, more specifically the use of the configuration management system, software build and review system;
  • You analyze and resolve customer support issues (change requests, problem reports, …);


  • Master’s degree in Electronics Engineering or Computer Science with a passion for embedded systems;
  • You are knowledgeable in operating system concepts
  • Embedded Linux experience is an asset: cross-compilation, developing applications, integrating middleware, kernel building, kernel debugging, driver tweaking…;
  • Good programming skills in C, python and/or java; experience with C++ and other programming languages are a plus;
  • Experience with Git version control;
  • You are interested in mobile communication, vehicle-to-everything communication, IoT systems…;
  • You are fluent in English, Dutch and/or French, oral and written. Personality
  • You are open-minded, creative, result-driven, pragmatic, hands-on, have a no-nonsense attitude, can cope with a changing environment and have a ‘will do’ attitude;
  • You have a passion for technology, for learning, for improvement and to look beyond the obvious;
  • You can work autonomously, albeit with an open and cooperative mindset;
  • You are a team player.

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