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.
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.
As a Software Application Engineer
you develop applications on top of NXP silicon and associated firmware, highlighting the differentiators of our NXP IC’s in application areas such as hearables and other wireless short-range communication devices.
you help a customer in solving reported problems, either by providing a workaround solution or by providing a patch in case of a blocking issue.
you translate a customer application into a solution with our SDK and our silicon solution using the corresponding starter kit.
you define and improve the starter kit so customers can evaluate and develop their product at a faster pace.
you train customers, sales engineers, or engineers of distribution partners in using our SDK on our silicon with the starter kit.
you support the product manager, business development manager, and the regional sales teams in customer meetings and fairs/shows about the SDK and silicon solution.
You develop compelling demonstrations for a specific application domain.
You feed back your insights to R&D and the product manager on how to match the value proposition with customer-needs optimally.
Your experience and know-how
You have a Master’s degree in Software Engineering or Electronics or you have reached this level through another form of training or experience.
You have three years or more working experience.
You are a natural team player and obsessive about learning and gain experience.
You enjoy training, guiding, supporting customers, and colleagues.
You persist, you do not let go until the customer’s problem is solved.
You have experience in or knowledge about
spoken and written English,
microcontroller architectures and peripherals,
embedded programming in C,
building real-time systems on bare metal or using an RTOS,
interpretation of PCB schematics.
experience with FreeRTOS
scripting in Python
experience with Bluetooth Smart/BLE
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.