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Embedded Software Engineer (6)

  • Almelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
Design Engineering

Job description

As a Sr. Embedded Linux Software Engineer at Benchmark you will be part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team with focus on embedded software development in high-tech products. You will be working in an international environment with plenty of opportunities for your personal development.

What do you add?

  • You have a broad interest in different kinds of high tech 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.

What are you going to do?

  • As part a multi-disciplinary team you will work on the design, implementation and testing of the embedded software in a variety of high tech products.
  • Selection and configuration of an Embedded Linux kernel (Yocto, Red Hat).
  • Configuration of a Board Support Package (BSP).
  • Selection and customization of required Linux services
  • Design, implementation and testing of customer specific applications
  • You will be the technical interface with the customer.
  • You will report your plans and progress to the Program Manager.
  • You will work in close cooperation with other disciplines such as mechanics and electronics.

What do you bring?

  • A completed BSc/MSc education in the field of Computer Science or related.
  • Experience with modern Software Engineering techniques and tooling.
  • 5+ years of experience in Embedded Linux development (Yocto, Red Hat)
  • Experience with software development in C/C++, QT/QML and Scripting.
  • Experience in creating Requirement-, Software Architecture-, Design- and Test- documentation.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Electrical Engineering (understanding schematics).

What do we offer you?

At Benchmark you work on products that matter! In addition, it is an organization par excellence where you are given freedom, where entrepreneurship is rewarded and where you are given the space to implement your ideas. You are part of a global company, but work in independent teams where we are open to new initiatives and your ideas. We offer you a dynamic environment with the space to make quick steps, grow and take responsibility.

In addition to an good salary, we offer excellent conditions such as:

  • Hybrid working: you have the freedom to organize your workplace and times flexibly.
  • Broad development opportunities from the Benchmark Academy.
  • Entrepreneurship is seen, valued and encouraged.
  • BeFit program: stay fit by exercising weekly with your colleagues or participating in sporting events.
  • 27 vacation days and 13 ATV days.

Who are we?

Benchmark in Almelo is part of the multinational Benchmark Electronics Inc., a listed company in the field of manufacturing electronics and providing services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

At Benchmark you work for companies that make an impact with their innovations. We develop new products that improve safety or health or increase convenience. These products are delivered from product design to volume production and sometimes directly to the end user. This entire process, from design to production, is carried out entirely in Almelo. Globally, Benchmark Electronics Inc. currently 23 branches. We work with more than 700 colleagues at our branch in Almelo.


Have you become interested in working for a fast-growing, internationally operating projects organization? Apply now! Are you looking for more information? Please contact Bram Alink via

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