Lead Embedded Software Engineer

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Lead Embedded Software Engineer

We're looking for a proactive, passionate and innovative Lead Embedded Software Engineer with at least 5+ years of relevant experience to join our diverse team based in Breda, Netherlands.

Full-time · Breda, Netherlands


Your focus will be to make our vehicles ready for the High Volume Series. For this you need to translate the feedback of our pilot vehicles, requirements of stakeholders, regulations and type approval process into requirements for the electrical subsystems.

With the team you will be responsible for the programming, testing and debugging side of the vehicle electronics.

The focus will be on creating a safe and functional system, optimizing the energy usage of all components, within a challenging cost structure.

When the requirements are in place, you will also be responsible for the correct implementation of all requirements according to regulations and common sense. You will join the design reviews and evaluate the test strategy and test cases. You will track design change requests and analyze their impact on the electrical system. While the new prototype car is integrated and tested you will monitor its characteristics and performance. You will drive corrective measures if the system is out of spec.


  • Building and leading the embedded software development

  • Testing and debugging the program of various components like Motor controllers, ECU (Electronic Control Unit), BMS (Battery Management Systems), MPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracker) for the vehicle.

  • Implementation of data communication from vehicle systems to the company server.

  • Development/improvement of firmware required for the above systems.

  • Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources.

  • Interface and support with hardware design and development.

  • Take part in design reviews and standards verification.

  • Quantify the performance of different architecture choices and optimize architecture choices according to the cost function.


  • A Master's or Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent.

  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience in the field of embedded software/integration, testing and microcontroller peripherals.

  • Preferably you already live in the Netherlands.

  • Experience in trouble-shooting embedded systems and firmwares and Experience with electric vehicles and/or solar vehicles is a plus.

  • Fluency in English is required

  • Working-level knowledge of C, Python, C++, JAVA, RTOS.

  • Experience with electronics communication protocols, i.e. CAN, LIN, UART, SPI, etc.

  • Knowledge of reading regulations and of the type approval process is a huge advantage.


  • A high degree of freedom and independence in your role

    Being one of the early employees that build the core of the company

  • You will be involved in building the team and you will have the opportunity to take a leadership role in the near future

  • A highly engaged team, with love for agility, innovation and spurring growth

  • Stock Appreciation Rights plan for all essential personnel (you!) to be involved in the growth and success of TUX mobility

  • A role at one of the few automotive technology startups in the Netherlands with a huge potential

  • 25 paid holiday days for you to unwind

  • Having fun with your colleagues, e.g. during our company events or Thursday afternoon drinks


  • Where: Breda (Netherlands)

  • Domain: Electrical Engineering, Embedded Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related

  • Degree: Bachelor's or Master's degree

  • Experience: 5+ years, preferably in mobility 


Do you want to join our team? Then we'd love to hear about you!