Software Architect

Topic Embedded Systems
TOPIC Embedded Systems is a system developer with offices in Best and Delft.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerEindhoven, NL
  • globeRelocation paid
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Are you ready to work on the next-gen medical operating room software, or be a critical part of the future development of a super computer?

Do you want to accelerate your knowledge and experience for flight simulators, ultrasonic inspection platforms or tomorrow's drone platform?

Do you like to work on various High-tech projects simultaneously? Let's meet with Topic!

To steer development projects onto the right track, we are looking for you being the seasoned software Architect who can lead teams, acts as key technical interface to the end-customer and be the central technical lead for the complete development team during both the definition and implementation phases.

It's your second nature to interact with software developers, design engineers and project leaders from various disciplines to develop and implement the best architecture in a highly complex multidisciplinary environment.

You’ll be working in Agile teams on challenging, state of the art software development projects for different clusters such as Cure & Care, Imaging & Controls, Mobility & Transport, Infrastructure & Logistics and Research and Development. At Topic this means you’ll have daily stand-up meetings and weekly or bi-weekly sprints. In addition to technical competencies, the software architect at Topic must also have the ability to communicate effectively, not only within the team but with suppliers and contractors, but most importantly our customers.

Main requirements

Who are you as a software architect?

Have at least 7 years of professional experience;

  • Have a successful track record in high-tech development projects;
  • Are a high-level conceptual thinker: a trusted sparring partner to peers and systems architects of our customers and other parties involved, but still be able to translate the concepts to our team;
  • Are proficient with system requirement capturing and translation into the architecture and design of software structures for overall system control;
  • Be able to take the lead role in designing such a control software structure from scratch, where real-time behavior, reliability and accuracy may be essential;
  • Have a clear vision based on the future of the embedded machine control competence area and being able to advise on complex technical choices;
  • Be familiar with multiple programming languages (e.g. C, C++, C#, Python) on various platforms (including Linux) and processors (e.g. ARM, Intel);
  • Be familiar with Agile/scrum way of working;
  • Be pragmatic and result-oriented, a team player, strong communicator and influencer;
  • Possess a can-do attitude and motivator for a team of like minded peers;
  • Have excellent English language skills, additional Dutch skills are strongly preferred;
  • Lives in (or willing to relocate to) the Eindhoven area or within reasonable commuting distance
  • A Master or Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Physics and/or Mathematics


TOPIC offers you an employment contract for an indefinite period and…

  • Interesting, challenging and complex projects;
  • An ambitious work environment at our amazing office in Best;
  • Plenty of room for development, both technically and personally;
  • Good coaching by your Business Manager
  • An excellent salary with a first class benefits package such as 13th  month, company car etc.;
  • Informal and amicable atmosphere;
  • Our own gym and fresh fruit
  • 150 world class colleagues

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