Looking for freelance profiles to support our growth in embedded applications

Freelance – Belgium – hybrid / remote (pending customer project)

Job content


Our 40+engineers team is welcoming more freelancers to support our customer base in transportation, telecommunications, home automation, aerospace, etc.

We expect you to be a MIND ambassador, to meet our quality standards and to represent us on a customer assignment in terms of designing, implementing and debugging software for embedded systems.

Projects typically include some of the following:

  • Porting LINUX to new platforms based on typical embedded processors (ARM, MIPS, x86, etc…).
  • Debugging complex real-time issues, Implementing remote upgrade mechanisms, etc…
  • Making system level architecture studies (SW architecture definition, choice of OS, HW/SW trade-offs, etc…).
  • Configuring networking protocol stacks, optimizing data throughput, securing access, etc…
  • Software development in C, C++ or Phyton…

You will be coached by one of our 2 Business Managers (Bram or Jean-Philippe).

Projects will be performed both at our customers throughout Belgium and at Essensium’s premises in Leuven.  You can be assigned to different project over the year and the context can change regularly.  Hence, flexibility and adaptability are key!

Knowledge and experience

As experienced Freelancer in software development or in testing, we can count on your technical skills and competences.. MIND is known for quality project delivery in the market!


Depending on the customer project, the knowledge and professional experience required, includes:

  • Expertise in C software development. Experience in C++ is a clear asset.
  • Theoretical understanding of the Linux kernel, compilation and debugging techniques and related tool chains.
  • Experience working in a Linux command line environment.
  • Experience in running SW or Linux on embedded processors in various industry segments (aerospace, transportation, multimedia ..).
  • Experience in other Embedded Operating Systems (Android, RTEMS, eCos, pSOS, VxWorks, …) is a plus as well !
  • Experience in device drivers, networking stacks or multimedia frameworks is also a plus.


Other important elements next to pure technical experience are a true passion for Open-Source Software, willingness to learn, be open and flexible, be a team player and be service minded to our customers.  Of course you have a driving license to work at our customers if required (some customer project are in their offices throughout Belgium)

What we offer you


Depending on the level of seniority, the knowledge and experience required, includes:


  • Interesting projects: variety in projects at leading customers like Barco, Verhaert Innovation, Televic, etc. with a clear focus on Linux and Open Source, embedded applications.
  • Learning: you will work on high-tech projects with one of the most experienced Embedded Linux teams available.  Access to our MIND-community of experts is at your fingertips… or just a message on Mattermost away …
  • Fair pay: fair day fee, we work in trust and transparency with our pool of freelances.  They are a solid extension to our own team.

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