Topic Embedded Systems B.V.

Topic Embedded Systems B.V.

Best, NL

Vacancy: Software Designer

€50,000-€70,000 / YEAR

Are you passionate about solving complex problems and do you want to be involved in determining in what (technical) direction our state-of-the-art project should move? Does working on technologies as (medical) sensor data, object tracking, Ultra-Wideband or an ultrasound inspection platform appeal to you? Do you have a broad interest; from edge-to-cloud, from driver to application? Join us at Topic!

“Software Design in a challenging and above all diverse environment makes working at TOPIC very interesting.”

Eric Staal | Senior Software Designer at Topic

Your job as Software Designer

As Software Designer at TOPIC you have an important role within our complex development projects. You are a sparring partner and advisor for customers and stakeholders with regard to software architecture and design and you support them in making the right technical choices.

You will be working on the design of a (sub)system, module or component and (monitoring) the implementation of the chosen solution. Within the team, you will be the go-to person with regards to technical questions and you will often have a leading role.

As Software Designer within TOPIC you can contribute and add value to our organization in many ways. Depending on your wishes and ambitions, you can expand your responsibilities by contributing to architectural sessions or being the lead designer for the refactoring of a specific component or module of a system. The coaching of team members and/or deciding on the right technology choices for a new development project can also be part of your future responsibilities.

As Software Designer at TOPIC you will be part of a team working on state-of-the-art projects covering the entire process; ranging from the definition of requirements to delivery.? Our projects are caried out at our inspiring office in Best or on-site at location of our high-tech customers.

As Software Designer at TOPIC:

  • You have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in (applied) Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Embedded Systems, Physics and/or Mathematics;
  • You have over 8 years of relevant working experience within the high-tech domain. You also have experience with the realisation of complex projects (from requirements to delivery).
  • You have knowledge of and experience in several (O.O). programming languages as, C, C++, C#, Python and/or Java and you are familiar with multiple design methods.
  • Your communicative and social skills are on point and you have the charisma to lead a team and convince stakeholders. Excellent oral and written command of the English language is required for this role.

Our offer:

To carry out our interesting, innovative and challenging projects in ambitious work environments, TOPIC offers a full-time employmentwith a contract for an indefinite period. As an employee at TOPIC, you will receive excellent and individual coaching to help you grow both on a personal and technical level.

Being part of the TOPIC family, you will benefit from the expertise of more than 150 smart colleagues. The working atmosphere is informal, open and collegial; with flexible working hours , the option to (partially) work from home and 26 vacation days.

We offer an all-in competitive employee benefit package including:

  • Gross salary
  • Net cost allowance
  • Mobility package
  • Thirteenth month payment
  • 8% holiday allowance

Our job structure model consists of several seniority levels ranging from Programmer to System architect. Your position in the salary scale will be conform your previous experience and expertise. For this position we are looking for a Software Designer. The annual all-in benefit package will be between €50.000 and €70.000.

Additionally, you will also receive an insurance package, a good pension scheme and a yearly study budgetincluding paid training days. We offer a home office support package and TOPIC has a relocation assistance program in place for new employees.

On top of this, you can profit from extra’s such as the use of our own gym and fresh fruit available at your disposal every day. Our inspirable head office in Best is easily accessible and has excellent ICT facilities.


About Topic Embedded Systems B.V.

Our organization TOPIC develops Embedded systems, where innovation, a sustainable relationship and growth are central. We are a reliable partner for both our employees and our customers. Our employees are specialized in the development of systems in which embedded software and digital hardware play a major role. We apply our expertise from the very first idea, through design and development to manufacturing and the introduction on the market. The quality of our work and processes are certified by international ISO-13485 standards. We continue to invest in our employees who are all highly educated (Bachelor, Master, Peng or PhD). TOPIC distinguishes itself from other system houses by the personal approach to employees and customers, and the quality and professionalism of employees. TOPIC really likes to work together and dares to call itself customer-oriented. We are proud of the many long-term relationships that we have established with our customers and employees.  Our services consist of technical consulting, in-house project implementation and the development of our own hardware and software products. Together with them we make the world a little better, smarter and healthier every day.