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Research Engineer

On-site, Hybrid
  • Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands

Job description

Do you have a solid technical background, proven analytical skills and experience in developing practical solutions for real-world problems? Do you get thrilled by working on multi-disciplinary projects, where you use existing knowledge to address practical challenges? Are you interested to work for an innovative high-tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We are seeking a highly motivated and hands-on Research Engineer with a versatile background to join our dynamic research team. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in advancing our cutting-edge products across various domains, capitalizing on your diverse skill set and innovative mindset.

Who is Movella

Movella is a leading full-stack provider of sensors, software, and analytics that enable the digitization of movement. Movella serves the entertainment, health & sports, and automation & mobility markets. Our innovations enable our customers to capitalize on the value of movement by transforming data into meaningful and actionable insights. Partnering with leading global brands such as Electronic Arts, EPIC Games, 20th Century Studios, Netflix, Toyota, Siemens, and over 500 sports organizations, Movella is creating extraordinary outcomes that move humanity forward. To learn more, visit

Your role as a Research Engineer at Movella

As a Research Engineer, you will be responsible for applied research, and development of prototypes for current and future products of Movella. You will be part of the Technology team and report to the Technology Manager. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands with possibility of hybrid working.

Key challenges:

  • Thinking out-of-the-box, integrating diverse technologies and knowledge of various fields to deliver best-in-class solutions for sensor fusion technology.
  • Absorb wealth of knowledge from a multi-disclipinary team of researchers.
  • Leveraging your versatile knowledge, craft algorithm prototypes and in collaboration with domain experts collaborate on proof-of-concept software and hardware development to demonstrate the same.
  • Capability to understand application requirements and to translate them into state-of-the-art algorithm solutions.
  • Active role in identifying emerging research trends in sensor fusion, robotics, and machine learning to facilitate motion tracking and analysis.

Job requirements

Movella is looking for a versatile Research Engineer. Someone who thinks outside the box, strives to gain knowledge in different domains, and apply the knowledge to produce quick workable solutions.

  • MSc in robotics, physics, electrical engineering, applied math, or related field, with a few years of applied experience.
  • Strong mathematical/analytical background and problem-solving skills.
  • Fair understanding of more than one of the following fields: statistical methods, sensor fusion, Kalman filtering, machine learning and signal processing.
  • Excellent knowledge of Python, and sufficient experience in C++.
  • Team player with excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Self-driven, good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, decision making and problem-solving thinking

Working at Movella

Movella is made up of people who are inquisitive and entrepreneurial by nature. You’ll find support at every level, an open door to every level, and cooperation across teams, disciplines and departments We offer a position in an innovative, ambitious and international environment, with an attractive compensation package. You'll receive full training in our products and services and have opportunities for personal growth and development.

We value ingenious ideas, no matter where they come from. We believe diverse thoughts, voices, and backgrounds make us stronger as a company. We know that it is through collaboration with people from all walks of life that we make the most positive impact as an organization.