Progressive Recruitment

Freelance (audio) Embedded software engineer

Location: Leuven, Flanders, Belgium
Salary: Up to £1 per annum + Negotiable
Sectors: IT
Job Type: Contract
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Job Purpose:

  • Implementation of software components
  • Development testing of software components
  • Participation in project teams, define product design and validation requirements. This input serves for project manager, system architect and team leader to define design, planning & validation.
  • Execute the committed project deliverables on time and on quality.
  • Responsible for studying and analyzing the technical protocol and user requirements for the product to efficiently code the software for the product.
  • Responsible for creating DD (Detailed Design) product components. Use selected tools to develop the required code on the required target and target platform. Understand the requirements in the code, real-time handling and coding efficiency.
  • Partly responsible for defining the product validation plan.
  • Implement the software, once CRS, FRS, HSI and TLD are final. Follow guidelines as set out in these documents. Once the software is implemented, responsible for a first functional check on the platform development target.
  • Consultancy during product design and development. Study the specifications on different transport protocols or used technologies to be able to use them in future products or designs.
  • Partly manage technical contact with customer and/or help FAE to resolve technical issues related to designed and developed components.
  • Participate in scrum process:
    • Plan and execute your work via scrum; Estimate the stories using planning poker, define necessary tasks to meet stories and sprint goal, actively participate in planning, stand-up and retrospective meetings
    • Take ownership

Job scope:

You will be supporting your team with your engineering skills. Work with people across all function teams and external parties. Jobholder is capable to make decisions with in-depth technical knowledge as an important contributor to the R&D team. Tasks can be different and require prompt and accurate judgment


  • Master or Bachelor degree in the domain of software development (or equivalent through experience)
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required. Experience in automotive software development is an important plus. The knowledge or passion for audio is a plus.
  • Experience in any of the following protocols: TCP/IP, S/PDIF, I2C, SPI, MOST, CAN, AVB
  • Experience with MISRA and Polyspace is a strong asset
  • Experience on any of the following MCU's: STM32, STM8, AVR32, HC09, Blackfin, Sharc, Griffin, ARM
  • Experienced with integration of 3rd party software. Interest for optimization
  • Experience with Python or other suitable Scripting language
  • Knowledge of English is a must. Knowledge of Dutch, German or French is a plus.
  • Passionate for product development
  • Analytical thinker, quick synthesis, system thinking
  • Team player and eager to learn. Pragmatic and solutions oriented

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