Senior Hardware Engineer

Are you passionate about high-speed, low power designs? Do you want to contribute to highly complex and innovative projects for different domains like autonomous vehicles, medical device development, the next supercomputer or an ultrasonic inspection platform. Do you like to be challenged by developing the best solutions around cutting edge technologies such as Lidar and Photonics? Do you also like to take ownership and responsibility while working on multiple projects in parallel? Then join us at TOPIC!

“THERE IS ALWAYS AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN WHILE DOING WHAT I LOVE.”
Annamarie Stanton | Senior Hardware Architect at TOPIC

Your job as Senior Hardware Engineer 

As Senior Hardware Engineer at TOPIC you are part of our Hardware team and have an important role within our complex development projects. You are a trusted sparring partner for peers, customers and other parties involved and are responsible for translating the concepts to the team. You take on the lead role in designing complex hardware development projects and you prioritize multiple projects and clients. 

You will work on the implementation of a wide range of solutions for various industries; from designing medical IoT devices to developing the next generation of high-speed computing platforms- and everything in between. You will be involved in the full development cycle; system requirement capturing and translation into hardware design architecture, PCB design & routing, schematics, testing & integration. The diversity of projects allows you to keep expanding your skills and knowledge. We support and enable your personal development and encourage you to take on new responsibilities that match your wishes and ambition. 

In our tech stack we use tools such as Mentor Graphics Xpedition, Altium Designer, HyperLynx. TOPIC is one of a few selected companies worldwide to have a Adaptive Computing Partnership with AMD (Xilinx), allowing us to adopt and apply new FPGA technology in an early stage. 

As Senior Hardware Engineer at TOPIC you will be working on in-house projects carried out at our inspiring office in Best. We are looking to expand our multidisciplinary team existing of currently 11 colleagues from Hardware, Firmware and Embedded Software discipline. 

As Senior Hardware Engineer at TOPIC 

  • You have a Master's or Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering and at least 3-5 years of professional experience, preferably in Europe;
  • You have a successful track record in high-tech hardware development projects (high-speed, low-power designs, combining FPGAs with ARM microprocessors, DDR4 memories, fast ADCs and radio modules such as WiFi and Bluetooth) and are familiar with tools such as Mentor Graphics Xpedition, Altium Designer, HyperLynx;
  • You are proficient in the full development cycle; from discussing requirements with the customer, the translation of system requirements into hardware design architecture, the schematic design and PCB design & routing to testing and integration; 
  • You are used to working in a structured (ISO-13485) development process, have worked on multiple projects simultaneously and know how to prioritize multiple projects and clients;
  • You are communicative, have a can-do mentality and are a high-level conceptual thinker. This makes you a trusted sparring partner and able to implement the designs of complex hardware development projects;
  • You have excellent oral and written command of the English language is required for this role, command of the Dutch language is an advantage .

Our Offer

TOPIC is committed to make the world a little better healthier and smarter every day. Not only for our customers but also for the members of our TOPIC family for whom passion for technical innovation is key!

This will make you smarter:

  • challenging and interesting projects in different domains;
  • benefit from the expertise of your technical buddy and more than 100 smart colleagues;
  • focus on guiding and coaching on personal development to achieve your ambitions;
  • annual study budget and customized training program within our TOPIC Academy;
  • tech events and knowledge sessions.

This will make you better:

  • contract for indefinite period of time;
  • an all-in employee benefit package (€50.000 – €68.000 annually): incl. competitive gross salary, net cost allowance, mobility package, 13th month payment, holiday allowance;
  • good secondary employment conditions: i.a. 26 vacation days (opportunity to buy extra days), pension scheme and relocation budget.

This will keep you healthy:

  • a good work-life balance, flexible working hours and hybrid way of working;
  • an inspiring office environment with daily fresh fruit and a gym;
  • the home office support package will turn your “home office” into an inspiring environment;
  • lots of fun during events like celebrations, sport activities and the weekly Friday afternoon drinks.

Our organization

Since 1996 we have been developing (embedded) systems that are essential for products manufactured by renowned high-tech companies around the world. Our projects involve edge to cloud solutions; from PCB design and FPGA to low level embedded software and application software for UI, Web, Mobile and cloud. We are well known for our high level of knowledge and expertise and are proud to be aPremier Adaptive Computing Partner of AMD; Technology leader in the field of System on Chips and FPGAs.

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