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Senior Embedded Software Engineer

  • Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands

Job description

Do you get thrilled by delivering best-in-class firmware solutions? Do you have a background in embedded software development and do you have C/C++ programming skills? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!

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 1000 sports organizations/research institutions/universities. Movella is creating extraordinary outcomes that move humanity forward. To learn more, visit

Your role as a Senior Embedded Software Engineer at Movella

As a Senior Embedded Software Engineer you will be responsible for developing firmware and features for Movella’s product lines. Your will focus on outstanding reliability of our systems and delivering best-in-class performance and quality.

You will be working on products that focus on capturing, processing and sharing data on body and motion. These products provide premium solutions for animation, sports, healthcare and industrial applications. You will be part of the Engineering team. This team is divided into four fields of expertise, being Embedded Software Engineering, Application Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering and Quality Assurance. You will be working in an Agile/Scrum team. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Key challenges:

  • Understand user requirements and make specifications for embedded applications
  • Make software designs and implement them into our standard product
  • Develop firmware for new sensors and existing sensors
  • Design, develop and implement unit tests and functional tests
  • Maintain our embedded software products
  • Interact with hardware engineers, application software engineers and lead engineers for product development
  • Implement our sensor fusion algorithms to suit the chosen embedded platforms
  • Improve data processing and communication
  • Work together with the Quality Assurance team to test embedded software

Job requirements

Movella is looking for a result driven and conscientious Senior Embedded Software Engineer. Someone who thrives in an environment where your proactive and can do attitude are highly appreciated. You have:

  • C, C++ programming skills
  • Knowledge of programming Microcontrollers
  • Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science, Embedded Systems or related
  • Capable of reading hardware schematics especially w.r.t. digital electronics
  • High proficiency in English and preferably in Dutch as well
  • 5-10 years of experience as an Embedded Software Engineer
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player, but also capable to work independently

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.