Senior Connectivity Firmware/BLE engineer, freelance

Our customer is located in Leuven and focused on innovative R&D solutions for health IoT.

Job content

MIND is looking for a Senior Connectivity Firmware/BLE engineer to join one of our major customers in Leuven, Belgium. Duration: 1,5 year with further extension.

The assignment:

  • The work to be done is to develop the upper level (application level) of the BLE communication protocol stack which is not yet existing. To do this, knowledge/ understanding /experience of Bluetooth low level is absolutely necessary (Link Layer and Host stack).
  • The testing part of the job will be relatively limited to the beginning of the assignment.
  • One of the tasks will be to lead the team in the “go to market strategy”. The senior engineer should help here to identify what may be missing in the product to reach a broader audience, for example by comparison with competitors. This part will require again to interact with the R&D team.

Knowledge and experience

Below a summary of the different requirements for this freelance project:

Key skills:

  • 3-5 years embedded software / firmware development experience, in either the mobile industry or in semiconductors.
  • Solid BLE 5.X experience, preferably in both Link Layer and Host stack
  • Knowledge of design methods and software engineering processes,
  • Microcontroller architectures and peripherals,
  • Strong Python programming skills
  • building real-time systems on bare metal or using an RTOS,
  • structured debugging,
  • interpretation of PCB schematics.

Nice to have:

  • experience in technical coaching of junior team members

What we offer you

  • MIND provides you with a fair freelance rate and coaching/follow-up by our Business Manager. The MIND community is there to support you and you might be able to meet with our well respected colleagues.
  • Its a freelance assignment but we can offer a permanent contract too in case of right skills and personality match
  • We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates.

For any questions feel free to contact our in-house recruiter Katia Panyts at or via LinkedIn

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