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Senior Technology Manager

Netherlands, Overijssel, EnschedeTechnology

Job description

Do you like sensor technologies? Do you have the drive to solve technology problems by leveraging your vast experience, market understanding and a multi-disciplinary research team?Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and passion are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!


Your role as a Senior Technology Manager at Movella

As our Senior Technology Manager you are responsible for leading an applied research team aimed at delivering performance insights that will lead to new sensor fusion, human performance and health technologies addressing current and future Movella products and motion analytics applications. You will drive technology concept formulation through to technology prototype validation, in close collaboration with your team as well as academic research and industry partners.


You will be part of the management team and report to our CTO based in USA. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands.


Key challenges:

  • Taking complex technology projects from conception to commercial success
  • Managing and driving the team’s deliverables aligned with product releases and roadmap
  • Attracting and retaining top talent for building a technical team from a small size to a functional organization with a well-defined charter
  • Collaborating with distributed technology teams that have cross-functional dependencies, to execute shared development goals
  • Collaborating with universities and corporations for generation of algorithms and knowhow
  • Fostering team development in domain-specific areas with avenues for learning and growth

Job requirements

Movella is looking for a solution oriented Senior Technology Manager. Someone who thrives in an environment where your team management skills are highly appreciated. You have:

  • Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer science, biomechanics, applied mathematics, mechanical engineering or equivalent required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in hands-on management of technology or engineering teams
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in robotics, biomechanics, sensor fusion, or similar
  • Proficiency in MEMS inertial sensor fusion technology and algorithms is required
  • Proven experience in development of commercial products
  • Strong leadership qualities comprised of focus on results and customer-oriented mindset
  • Technical expertise in multiple domains with the ability to process complex ideas and data
  • Ability to work with cross-functional, matrixed teams, including business as well as technology
  • Equally adept at working with senior management, subordinates and cross-functional peers
  • Ability to motivate direct reports and influence others with energetic, infectious leadership
  • Proven ability to manage critical situations, demonstrating ownership and accountability


Working at Movella

Movella is bringing meaning to movement. This new brand encapsulates the value and technologies from mCube, Xsens, and Kinduct. Our mission is to digitize movement so that people can extract meaning and impact positive change. We provide intelligent solutions for sensing, capturing, and analyzing motion and states of being. Our products accelerate innovation and create extraordinary outcomes in entertainment, sports, health and industrial markets.


Working for Movella is working with colleagues that are inquisitive and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our teams. These teams consist of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for health, movement and technology. Movella offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international environment, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.


Movella is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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