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Teamlead Embedded Software Engineering

  • 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 leadership 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 Teamlead Embedded Software Engineering at Movella

As the Team leader Embedded Software Engineering you are responsible for coaching and managing the Embedded Software team. This team develops firmware for new and existing sensors for different business lines. You will lead a growing team of enthusiastic Embedded Software Engineers. You and your team will be working on products that focus on capturing, processing and sharing data on body and motion. These products provide premium solutions for animation, human motion measurement, sports, healthcare and industrial applications.

You will be working together in an Agile/Scrum team. Your team is part of the Engineering and Technology team, consisting of functional team in fields of expertise such as Application Software Engineering, Core algorithms, Electronics Design, Manufacturing, Cloud Services,and Quality Assurance. This team works closely and in sync with the product managers and the Line of Business Directors to address the needs of our existing and new customer base. You will report to our VP Engineering.

Key challenges :

  • Firmware development; including making specifications, embedded software design, test development and sensor fusion algorithm implementation
  • Supervising and guiding the firmware development and test process
  • Assigning resources to projects based on knowledge, experience and availability of team members
  • Managing, coaching and motivating the embedded software team
  • Getting and keeping the team up to speed with regard to know-how and knowledge on new technologies, ensuring knowledge is shared within the team
  • Competency management; making and managing a development plan for your team members
  • Creating and implementing a development plan for the tools under control of the Firmware team and making sure corresponding documentation is made
  • Remaining informed on new technologies for products and tools

Job requirements

Movella is looking for an result driven and pragmatic Teamlead Embedded Software Engineering. Someone who thrives in an environment where your hands-on mentality is highly appreciated. You have:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science, Embedded Systems or related
  • At least 7 years’ experience in Embedded Software Engineering
  • Experience in C, C++ programming skills
  • Team player, 2+ years of experience leading a team
  • Knowledge of embedded software development for Microcontrollers
  • High proficiency in English and preferably in Dutch as well
  • Technical background of semiconductor industry processes, process integration, process control, semiconductor devices and manufacturing is a plus
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Experience of Agile/scrum methodology and practices is a must

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.