R&D Team Leader – Embedded Software Development

R&D Team Leader – Embedded Software Development

R&D Team Leader – Embedded Software Development

  • Leuven

Our client is a global leader in the telecommunications market. Their technology and products are trusted internationally and are used by over 100 international service providers, which also include Tier 1 carriers. With several R&D centers around the world, of which one in Heverlee (Belgium), our client constantly stays at the leading edge of technical innovation.

Job Description;

As Team leader/ embedded software engineer in the R&D Department, you will be responsible of a small team of 5 to 10 people and follow-up the development of software for the routers of our client. You will be surrounded by a multidisciplinary team in order to work on the development and integration of proprietary and third party technologies into a comprehensive and cost-efficient design.

Main Tasks and responsibilities;

  • Manage a team of 5-10 embedded software engineers
    –  Estimation of the workload & resource allocation
    – Daily follow-up of technical progress & issues
    – Assist the team members during development
  • Work closely with other team leaders and development teams
  • Participate in architecture definition & write technical specifications
  • Review coding of implemented modules
  • Investigate, analyze and document reported defects
  • Create, implement and maintain technical documentation
  • 60% technical development + assistance & 40% managing & leading your team.

You have;

  • a Master Degree in Engineering or Software Development
  • good communication skills & proven experience or ability to motivate & drive a team
  • acquired a certain expertise in C coding
  • a practical knowledge of networks, broadband and telecommunication environment
  • experience with
    – development of (Linux) drivers
    – processor architectures (ARM/PowerPC/Intel)
    – multicore development
    – development & integration of data handling solutions (up to layer 4)
    – 5 to 10 years’ experience in a similar position

You are;

  • fluent in English (Dutch is not a condition sine qua non but is a huge plus, French is also an advantage)
  • proactive and able to work in an international environment with cross-functional teams
  • available ASAP


We offer you a position as a consultant within the fascinating world of high tech and engineering. We provide a total package with on one side training, coaching and a close follow up and on the other side a balanced salary package with fringe benefits based on your capabilities and experience. Working with us means choosing for a long term perspective, development possibilities and a personal approach.

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2019-10-10T15:05:46+00:00 October 10th, 2019|