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Embedded Software Service Engineer

  • Almelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
Design Engineering

Job description

As an Embedded Software Service Engineer at Benchmark you will be part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team with focus on the maintenance and support of embedded software in high-tech products. The activities vary from solving complex software bugs to design, implementation and testing of new features.

You will be working in an international environment with plenty of opportunities for your personal development.

What you can add

You work in a project team environment and have an important executive role in the detailed design, realization and verification of one or more Embedded Software applications for high-tech products.

You have the following tasks

  • As part a multi-disciplinary team you will work on software problem -analysis & -solving and the design, implementation and testing of new software features in a wide variety of hightech products.
  • This function requires
    • A wide software experience varying from small microcontroller solutions to embedded Linux solutions with QT as a GUI.
    • A quick understanding of the product’s application domain and the product’s architecture.
    • Experience in analyzing, debugging and solving of complex issues.
    • A basic understanding of Electronics and handling of test equipment like oscilloscope and logic analyzers.
  • You will be the technical interface with the customer.
  • You will report your plans and progress to the Service Team Manager.
  • You will work in close cooperation with other disciplines such as mechanics and electronics.

What are your strengths?

  • You have a solid technical basis and like to immerse yourself in a total product, but also enjoy being in close contact with our customers;
  • You want to get more out of the current projects commercially and you like to ask the customer questions to explore more possibilities;
  • You have the drive and the guts to explore with the customers what Benchmark could do even more in the field of Embedded Software;
  • You have the capabilities to eventually fulfill a technical lead role in projects.
  • Finally, you have good oral and written communication techniques for technical product documentation, knowledge gathering, information transfer and instruction.

Job requirements

We are looking for a new colleague with:

  • A completed BSc/MSc education in the field of Technical Computer Science or related.
  • Experience with modern Software Engineering techniques and tooling.
  • 5+ years of experience in Embedded Software development (Micro-controllers, Yocto, etc.)
  • Experience with software development in C/C++, QT/QML and Scripting.
  • Experience in problem analysis and solving.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • You have at least basic knowledge of Electrical Engineering (understanding schematics).

Where you can make the difference?

  • You have a broad interest in different kinds of hightech products and application domains (industrial, medical, aerospace).
  • You have to ability to easily and quickly get familiar with different kinds of software solutions.
  • You have a solid technical basis and like to immerse yourself in a total product, but you also enjoy being in close contact with our customers.
  • You have the drive and courage to investigate with customers what Benchmark could mean even more in the field of Embedded Software.

We offer
  • A variety of technical challenges in a wide variety of projects in which Embedded Software is applied.
  • Opportunity to grow, both in the organization and in a technical specialism.
  • International cooperation with experienced specialists in the field of electronics, mechanics and software.

In addition, we offer you a working environment where you are part of a global company. You work in independent teams where we are open to new initiatives and ideas from everyone. You work in a dynamic environment that offers you the space to make quick steps, to grow and to take responsibility. These steps may be within and outside your current job area. Within this environment, the work is not only challenging, but above all a lot of fun. In addition to a suitable salary, we offer excellent conditions such as countless opportunities to develop yourself, such as courses or training.

Benchmark Almelo

Benchmark is a global partner focused on the design and development of electronic products and the provision of services to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). We work for companies that make an impact with their innovations, so we develop new products that increase safety, health or convenience. We supply these products from product design to volume production and even directly to the end user. This entire process, from design to production, is carried out entirely in Almelo. Benchmark Inc currently has 23 branches of which over 700 employees work in Almelo.


Have you become interested in working for a fast-growing, internationally operating projects organization? Then apply immediately! Are you looking for more information? Please contact Bram Alink at

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