Senior embedded SW engineer

Ghent - Belgium


Daikin Gent is looking for a Senior embedded SW engineer for several IT projects.

As a senior SW engineer, you’ll be in charge of introducing new platforms from SW point of view in a close collaboration with the HW team.

Are you passionate about embedded SW engineering and open source?

Are you a team player?
Are you eager to build up a bright career within a fast growing and expanding organisation?
Well, then you are the person we are looking for the reinforce our team.


Job content

  • Develop/code the designed features/solutions.
  • Elaborate the functional and structural breakdown into SW components & modules.
  • Define the dynamical behaviour of the software
  • Validate the feasibility of the solution: model simulation, mock-up
  • Select SW Tools, Methodology and coding rules, strictly following desired target.

Technical Leadership

  • Provide technical leadership to the team on application (embedded SW) and infrastructure design (CI/CD), integrating applications with existing environments, ongoing performance optimization, and process improvement.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement (RoE: Return of Experience, process …)
  • Define main technical choices for SW development: Select the technical solutions and decide on the ‘how’ to implement.
  • Arbitrate and validate major SW design choices and define SW Coding strategy (ex: encoding,).

SW Architecture and requirements management

  • Contribute to the elaboration of product/system specification & architecture, in collaboration with the product owner.
  • Develop/implement the designed features.
  • Define the software requirements specifications (SRS)
  • Define the software architecture, based on input form the product owner and in collaboration with other teams
  • Based on established functional requirements, define operational requirements, interfaces requirements and the requirements linked to connectivity, performance, production … constraints
  • Ensure that all the requirements can be validated (testability, …)
  • Allocate the requirements to the SW components /modules
  • Define the interfaces between the SW components / modules

Soft skills:

  • Leadership and soft skills capabilities are key in this role
  • Very good organization / rigorous / reliable
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a professional & accountable attitude.
  • Have a natural project minded approach.
  • Flexible and have a result-driven approach
  • Team player
  • Have good reporting capabilities





  • Master's degree in Computer Science/Electronics.
  • Relevant experience in embedded software development for at least 6 years.


  • Experience with C and C++ programming,
  • Experience with scripting in Python, Bash, …
  • Experience with test driven design.
  • Knowledge of Linux and embedded operating systems like FreeRTOS, Zephyr, ...
  • Knowledge of microcontroller and microprocessor-based systems (STM32, ESP, …),
  • Knowledge of embedded development tools for Arm (gdb, cross-compilers, …)
  • Familiarity with embedded system design, low-level hardware/software interaction and real-time processing requirements and be able to understand electronic designs.
  • Knowledge of wireless technologies (BLE, Wifi, Zigbee, …)
  • Understand of TCP/IP protocols
  • Knowledge of Agile & SCRUM is a plus
  • Experience with DevOps tools (Git, …)


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