Sr. Embedded Software Engineer

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location: Eindhoven

the company:

We are BRACE automotive engineering. We are ingenious petrol heads. We eat, dream, sleep automotive system engineering in powertrain, functional safety and software. We deliver pragmatic, agile workable solutions in tune with our customers' heart beat and share best practices out of our own experience and our BRACE vision.

the function:

As (Senior) Embedded Software Engineer, you will work on the Embedded Software for future car models of our customers. Together with colleagues, you form an international team and work on the complete software lifecycle: requirements, design, implementation and testing of the software. Your role is to work on a software platform that will be the interface of the system with the vehicle. The software platform needs to fulfill both the organization and customer requirements and comply with the demanding automotive quality standards and processes. What are your main tasks and responsibilities as (Senior) Embedded Software Engineer? • Write and maintain requirements; • Create detailed designs and support with creating software architecture; • Analyze the available options for make or buy decisions; • Use a Model Based development approach with Simulink and automatically generate the code; • Program or integrate reusable components in C: low level drivers, protocol stacks, diagnostics, bootloader; • Create test cases and perform tests; • Document the software including presentations for both internal and external use; • Support the team with setting up a proper development environment by selecting tools, writing processes, performing reviews and creating plans.

your profile:

• You have a (software/electronics) degree on a MsC. or BsC. level. • Experienced Engineer with 5-10 year (international) experience in automotive software development (OEM / First Tier Supplier). • Experience with C and and Matlab Simulink. • Knowledge of automotive software standards and processes like Automotive SPICE and ISO 26262, protocols like CAN, UDS and tools like Vector and Mathworks (Simulink). • Knowledge of software verification tools like Polyspace or QAC and automating test and daily builds • As a professional you have a service/customer oriented approach with good analytical and organizational skills. • In your work you focus on results and you are able to manage your planning and set priorities. • As the automotive industry is focused on Quality you are as well. Therefore you bring good problem solving skills with a pragmatic and pro-active approach. • It is important to have good communication skills in English and preferably Dutch and German. • Willing to travel to USA regularly and occasionally to other locations

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Engineers choose BRACE for the following reasons:

Our excellent reputation has brought BRACE a unique client portfolio, creating an assurance for diversity and become involved in challenging projects at high level. Your entrepreneurship and passion for technology create a perfect blend to realise effective client solutions. Your career path will be paved with a specialised cumulated experience tough diversified portfolio of challenging projects.
At BRACE, ideas become reality. We foster your ambitions: BRACE encourages passionate automotive engineers to continue developing themselves. Our organisation support you with your personal development plan, we cultivate a professional vision on Human Resource Management, we facilitate training and education, and we organise team building events with your colleagues. You are invited to build your own career within BRACE automotive.
In your role as a technical expert you are involved in technological projects with a high degree of diversity and complexity on a daily basis. You will cumulate experience with internal projects or at our client’s location. With BRACE you can be sure about a challenging job in an ever changing environment. You can count on a highly motivated, dynamic and committed employer.
We expect you to work in teams with your colleagues. Passion for automotive engineering and innovative ideas are the common denominator. You can find a multitude of reference projects on our website and blog. Since its origins in 1977, BRACE has developed to a renowned development and engineering organisation within a group of over 250 employees.

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