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Embedded Software Engineer (Senior)

Job Category: Software Development
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Eindhoven


About Intrinsic ID

Intrinsic ID is the world’s leading provider of security IP for embedded systems based on physical unclonable function or PUF technology. The technology provides an additional level of hardware security utilizing the inherent uniqueness in each and every silicon chip. The IP can be delivered in hardware or software and can be applied easily to almost any chip – from tiny microcontrollers to high-performance FPGAs – and at any stage of a product’s lifecycle. It is used as a hardware root of trust to validate payment systems, secure connectivity, authenticate sensors, and protect sensitive government and military data and systems. Intrinsic ID security has been deployed and proven in millions of devices certified by EMVCo, Visa, CC EAL6+, PSA, ioXt, and governments across the globe.

Job description  

As a software engineer, you will work on the development of software security modules for Intrinsic ID’s embedded security solutions in close collaboration with other embedded software engineers.  


  • Design and development of embedded software modules based on high-level specification 
  • Definition and implementation of tests 
  • Testing and debugging code on microcontroller development boards 
  • Code review and documentation 

Required experience and skills 

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD in computer science, electrical engineering or any relevant discipline 
  • 3 years of relevant experience if Bachelor or Master degree 
  • Experience in embedded C for microcontrollers (e.g. based on CPUs from Arm, RISC-V) 
  • Experience with software development tools (such as Visual Studio, Eclipse, etc.) 

Other appreciated qualities 

  • Experience with CMake (or similar build automation tools) 
  • Experience with software version control, issue tracking and code quality tools 
  • Affinity with security and basic knowledge of cryptographic primitives  
  • Some experience with higher level programming languages (ideally C++ and Python) 
  • Experience with software test frameworks (such as GoogleTest)  
  • Basic knowledge of assembly (ideally for Arm or RISC-V) 

 Soft skills 

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with an open mind  
  • Able to think outside of the box and find new ways to solve problems or meet requirements  
  • Team player 
  • Ability to take ownership of a project or activity 
  • Good communication and documentation skills 

What we offer at Intrinsic ID  

  • Competitive salary and benefits 
  • Career development opportunities in a fast-growing company  
  • Diverse and challenging problem-solving opportunities in a dynamic workplace  
  • An excellent working atmosphere 
  • The opportunity to be a part of a team with unparalleled experience in hardware and software security  


At Intrinsic ID, you will work in a multi-cultural and technically challenging environment. Since Intrinsic ID is present in three geographies, occasional overseas travel is part of the job.  

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Why Eindhoven ?

Are you a local ? If not, there’s a chance you may never have heard of Eindhoven. That’s ok, it was also the case for many of our foreign employees. Yet, we believe it deserves your attention, and here’s why:

Eindhoven is in the heart of Europe’s most innovative technology region. It the home of many high-tech companies, from multinationals to start-ups. Those companies, together with world-class research institutions, form a vibrant innovation ecosystem.

Our R&D is located on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, one of Europe’s top tech hubs. The HTCE is home of 235 high tech companies and 12500 smart people.

Besides, in 2018 Numbeo ranked Eindhoven the world’s third best city for quality of life. The Netherlands is also regularly cited in many rankings as one of the best countries in the world for its work-life balance.


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