Software Designer job

Are you passionate about solving complex problems and do you want to be involved in determining in what (technical) direction our state-of-the-art project should move? Does working on technologies as (medical) sensor data, object tracking, Ultra-Wideband or an ultrasound inspection platform appeal to you? Do you have a broad interest; from edge-to-cloud, from driver to application? Join us at TOPIC!   

''Within TOPIC I can work together with highly skilled professionals in a pleasant working environment. I am working on an interesting project with complex technical challenges and TOPIC supports me in my personal growth with various workshops, courses and events''. 
Thomas Jellema (Software Designer)

Your job as Software Designer: 

As Software Designer at TOPIC you have an important role within our complex development projects. You are a sparring partner and advisor for customers and stakeholders with regard to software architecture and design and you support them in making the right technical choices. 

You will be working on the design of a (sub)system, module or component and (monitoring) the implementation of the chosen solution. Within the team, you will be the go-to person with regards to technical questions and you will often have a leading role.  

As Software Designer within TOPIC you can contribute and add value to our organization in many ways. Depending on your wishes and ambitions, you can expand your responsibilities by contributing to architectural sessions or being the lead designer for the refactoring of a specific component or module of a system. The coaching of team members and/or deciding on the right technology choices for a new development project can also be part of your future responsibilities. 

As Software Designer at TOPIC: 

  • you have a Master's or Bachelor's degree in (applied) Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Physics and/or Mathematics; 
  • you have over 8 years of relevant working experience within the high-tech domain. You also have experience with the realisation of complex projects (from requirements to delivery);
  • you have knowledge of and experience in several (O.O) programming languages as, C, C++, C#, Python and/or Java and you are familiar with multiple design methods;
  • your communicative and social skills are on point and you have the charisma to lead a team and convince stakeholders.  Excellent oral and written command of the English language is required for this role. 

Our offer:

As part of our TOPIC family, you will benefit from the expertise of over more than 130 smart colleagues. We are known for our quality and expertise because we invest in the development of our professionals. We guide, coach and encourage you to achieve your ambitions. Both on a personal as on a technical level, so that you as a professional can make the most out of challenging and interesting projects.

A good work-life balance is important to us, that is why we offer you the option of hybrid working and flexible working hours. Partially from our inspiring head office in Best, with its own gym and daily fresh fruit, or from customer site and (if possible and desired) partially from home. You can also make use of our home office support package to turn your ''home office'' into an inspiring environment.

We offer an all-in competitive employee benefit package including:

  • A good and competitive gross salary;
  • Net cost allowance; to be used for costs as washing your car, buying books etc.
  • Mobility package; to be used for lease car/bike, subscription for bus or train, as a compensation for use of your own car or other travel expenses;
  • Thirteenth month payment; guaranteed 1 month extra salary a year also possible to be paid out monthly;
  • 8% holiday allowance.

Our job structure model consists of several seniority levels ranging from Programmer to System Architect. For this position, we are looking for a Software Designer. The annual all-in benefit package will be between €50.000 and €70.000. 

In addition to a full-time employment, we offer you an employment contract for an indefinite period of time. You will receive 26 vacation days. If you live more than 150 kilometres from Best and you would like to relocate to this region, you can make use of a relocation budget to help you settle in.

On top of this, we offer a good pension scheme and an annual study budget including 5 paid training days. Every year we define a customized training program within our TOPIC Academy, and we organize various (online) events such as Techtalks, knowledge sessions and Town Meetings. We also like to get together for sports activities, celebrations and our weekly Friday afternoon drinks.

Our organisation: 

TOPIC is committed every day to make the world a little better, smarter and healthier. For 25 years, customers have been trusting on TOPIC for the development of embedded systems that are essential for products manufactured by renowned high-tech companies around the world.  We are well known for the knowledge and expertise of our highly skilled engineers. We are able to maintain this by continuously investing in the development of our engineers: internal and external training courses with certifications, personalised meetups and knowledge sharing are part of this. 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. 

Our consultancy services add expertise to a team on-site at our clients or offer them advice on a solution to an existing problem, a strategy or a process.  In-house projects (from design and development to production and market introduction) are carried out by our engineers at the TOPIC head office. TOPIC also offers Farm Out projects: a unique service in which a TOPIC team of engineers is engaged for a specific development project of a customer.  

Our range of TOPIC products consist of high-quality System-on-Modules that aim to accelerate product development and are scalable in performance and functionality.  

The quality of TOPIC's work and development processes is guaranteed and certified according to the ISO-13485, ISO/IEC-27001 and NEN-7510-1 standards. We are also proud to be a Premier Partner of Xilinx; technology leader in the field of System-on-Chips and FPGA's.

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