Senior system engineer


About this job

  • Market: Industry
  • Industry: High Tech
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Gelderland

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 30 June 2023

About this role: Senior system engineer

Our client makes products and environments safer, more sustainable, and more secure with innovative connectivity and edge processing solutions for a smarter world. We are in the business of better. Not just better technologies, but better innovations to improve society.

The Automotive System Innovations (ASI) department of our client is part of the Chief Technology Office of semiconductors.

They drive innovation on system level for the Automotive businesses in applications like highly automated and safe driving, audio, radar systems, in-vehicle networking, artificial intelligence, battery management systems, as well as mobile robotics. In particular, the In-Vehicle Architecture team researches and builds innovative virtual and physical system prototypes for the identification, exploration, and development of system innovations in the areas of vehicle networking, service-oriented software architectures and software-defined networking, and software-defined vehicles.

Develop and bring up proof-of-concept analysis and measurement setups:

  • Gather their requirements and prepare proof-of-concept systems for detailed analysis
    o Use lab equipment to measure relevant system, network and product metrics.

Hardware/Software integration:

  • Integration of hardware and software into proof-of-concept, distributed system setups for measurements and analysis;
  • Modify the distributed system when and where needed for dedicated investigations and test scenarios.

Microcontroller and Linux-based microprocessor software development:

  • Compilation of source code using among others GNU tools, cmake, Yocto-based Automotive Linux BSP build system, S32 Design Studio Debugging, tracing, analysis and testing using among other GNU tools, JTAG debuggers and trace equipment.


Job Qualifications:

  • BSc, MSc or PhD in a technical specialism, like Electrical Engineering or Computer Science;
  • More than 5 years of professional experience in industry or academia;
  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal /written);
  • Experience in working in/with multi-site and multi-cultural projects;
  • Experience with setting up measurement and analysis setups using various lab equipment, such as traffic generators and traffic/logic analyzers;
  • Expertise in application and bare-metal programming using C, C++ and Python, IDEs, SDKs, libraries and design patterns;
  • Broad experience with embedded software architectures, build systems, cross-compilation toolchains for ARM, containers, version control, and CI/CD;
  • Knowledge of communication networking protocols and standards.

Soft skills:

  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal /written);
  • Experience in working in/with multi-site and multi-cultural projects/teams.


Brunel offers outstanding individuals a highly diverse and challenging job opportunity in a company where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is greatly valued; where your personal initiatives will be noticed and rewarded; and where you will receive all the support, coaching and training you need for your future career. This is your opportunity to discover a wide range of sectors and activities and develop your expertise in a fast-moving and results-oriented environment.

Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent. A few examples are price reductions at CZ Health Insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Lisette Koopman is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Lisette Koopman
Brunel Netherlands Enschede
+31 682682304