Are you challenged by the architecture and associated hardware for new and existing computer systems that are embedded in products? Do you have a Bachelor- or Master Degree in Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering or equivalent and multiple years experience as a designer of embedded computer systems? We might be looking for you!
As a Computing Platform Designer, your mission is to define, realize, manage and maintain the architecture and associated hardware* for new and existing computer systems that are embedded in products.
* Computers, computer racks/cabinets, processor boards, storage solutions, thin clients, network switches/cabling and input devices such as keyboard, mouse and touchscreens.
The Computing Platform Designer is responsible for the following:
Act as the Electronic Development (EDEV) representative in a multidisciplinary design team;
Define, document and maintain requirements of various computer systems electronics products;
Participate in the architecture, design and realization of computer systems electronics products;
Contribute to Computer Systems roadmap by managing the used building-blocks based on a solid knowledge of existing Commercially Of The Shelf (COTS) solutions and industry standards;
Define, document and execute tests to ensure that computer systems electronics products satisfy the requirements;
Solve problems and/or manage problem resolution during 1st product integration;
Manage outsourcing of computer systems electronics related modules;
Transfer knowledge to production and service engineers;
Support production and service as an expert (4th line support).
Bachelor- or Master Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, “Technische Computer Kunde”, or equivalent.
Multiple years of experience as designer of embedded computer systems, or Msc starter with affinity with embedded computer systems;
Knowledge of- and experience with: definition and realization of multi-processor computer systems and networks in a real-time/embedded environment;
Broad technical knowledge of: computer hardware, operating systems, networks and storage.
- High motivated team player with excellent social- and communication skills.
- Ability to give technical direction in a team of designers.
- Accuracy, systematic approach, analytical, problem solving.
- Pragmatic attitude.
- Takes ownership in case of issues.
- Fluent English in word and in writing (Dutch is convenient but not mandatory)
Context of the position
The sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the specification, design and realization of the products in the portfolio of the contractor. Within the sector D&E the department Electronic Development (EDEV) is responsible for the definition, realization, qualification and integration of all electronic functions and modules within these products. Within EDEV the group System Electrical Architecture (SEA) is responsible for the architecture, design, realization and qualification of electrical functions that are relevant for the system as a whole (i.e. not only for a particular subsystem or component). Within the scope of the SEA group are also all computer systems that are embedded in these systems.
The Designer will report to the group leader System Electrical Architecture.