Senior hardware engineer (job at our office in Best)

We are looking for a Senior Hardware Engineer (in-house position at our office in Best, the Netherlands)

Are you ready to work on the operating rooms of the future? Can you use your electronic knowledge for a flight simulator, an ultrasonic inspection platform, or the drone platform of tomorrow? As a Senior Hardware Engineer, you will interact with software & hardware developers, design engineers and project leaders from various disciplines, to develop and implement the best architecture in a highly complex multidisciplinary environment. 

You will be working in Agile teams, on challenging hardware development projects for different clusters such as Cure & Care, Imaging & Controls, Mobility & Transport, Infrastructure & Logistics and Research and Development. At TOPIC, you will have daily stand-up meetings and weekly or bi-weekly sprints. In addition to technical competencies, the Senior Hardware Engineer must be able to communicate effectively, not only within the team, suppliers and contractors, but most importantly with our customers.

Our organisation

TOPIC develops embedded systems, where innovation, a sustainable relationship and growth are central. We are a reliable partner for both our employees and our customers. Our employees are specialized in the development of systems, in which embedded software and digital hardware play a major role. We apply our expertise from the very first idea, through design and development, to manufacturing and the introduction on the market. The quality of our work and processes are certified by international ISO-13485 standards. We continue to invest in our employees, who are all highly educated (Bachelor, Master, Peng or PhD). TOPIC distinguishes itself from other system houses by the personal approach to employees and customers as well as by the quality and professionalism of our employees. TOPIC really likes to work together and dares to call itself customer-oriented. We are proud of the many long-term relationships that we have established with our customers and employees. Together with them, we make the world a little better, smarter and healthier every day. Our services consist of technical consulting, in-house project implementation and the development of our own hardware and software products.

  • Hardware Design, high-speed design, FPGA, ARM microprocessors
  • Location Noord-Brabant


As a Senior Hardware Engineer:

  • You have at least 5 years experience in Hightech hardware development projects;
  • You are a high-level conceptual thinker: a trusted sparring partner to peers, customers and other parties involved;
  • You are proficient in system requirement capturing and translation into hardware design;
  • You have experience in testing and integration and debugging;
  • You have experience with schematic design & capture and PCB layout & routing;
  • You have extensive knowledge in at least one of the following domains:
    • High-speed designs;
    • Low-power designs;
    • Implementation of FPGA in hardware and/or experienced with implementation of ARM micro processors;
    • DDR4 memories;
    • ADCs;
    • Radio modules such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth;
  • You have worked with tools such as Mentor Graphics Xpedition, Altium Designer, HyperLynx;
  • You have worked in a product development environment, having been involved in the majority of the life cycle of a product;
  • You are used to working in a structured (e.g. ISO-13485) development process and can prioritize multiple projects and clients;
  • You possess a can-do attitude and are motivator for a team of like-minded peers;
  • You have a Master or Bachelor degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering.

Our offer:

  • A fulltime employment with a contract for an indefinite period;
  • Good personal coaching by your Business Manager;
  • Informal and collegial atmosphere with flexible working hours and possibility to work from home where possible. A healthy balance between work and private life is important to us;
  • Plenty of room for development, both technically and personally;
  • A relocation assistance program for new employees from outside the Netherlands;
  • All-in competitive annual salary between € 51.000,- en € 70.000,- including:
    • Guaranteed 13th month;
    • 8% holiday allowance;
    • 26 days holiday leave;
    • Mobility budget: you choose a lease car or a mobility allowance;
    • 75,- net expense allowance.

      Additionally:
    • Insurance package;
    • Good pension;
    • Yearly study budget and 5 paid training days;
    • Referral bonus;
    • Home office support;
    • More than 100 intelligent technical colleagues.

      At our office in Best, the Netherlands:
    • Use of our own gym;
    • Fresh fruit every day.

Our head office in Best is easily accessible and has excellent ICT facilities. Due to Corona, we work partially from home and follow the national RIVM guidelines.


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