Senior Embedded Software Engineer

Barco Silex a Barco subsidiary, with offices in Louvain-La-Neuve and Ghent, is a center of excellence for embedded electronics. Our specialization is IP core development and sales for ICs and FPGA based platforms. The majority of our client applications are in the fields of embedded security and video coding.
Currently we are looking for a senior embedded software development engineer (m/f) to join the Ghent (Flanders) or Louvain la Neuve engineering team.

You are a key element of the project team and in charge, based upon the customer requirements, of the development, validation and verification of embedded software for complex on-chip security solutions.

Job description

You will be in charge of or involved in the following tasks:

  • To design the software architecture of embedded systems products and solutions.
  • To drive and coach other project engineers on the software development process and methodology.
  • To design, develop, prototype, test and verify embedded software code for various embedded processors and applications.
  • To develop and use necessary software for testing, debugging and verification of own as well as other designs.
  • To provide visibility of the work on a regular basis & act like a proactive member
  • To work in a distributed & collaborative team.
  • To take initiative, to show creativity.
  • To collaborate in an international team of experienced software and hardware engineers

Required Qualifications

  • Qualified as B.E / M.E in Electronics or Computer Science
  • At least 5 years of experience in independently designing embedded     software
  • Good knowledge of embedded software development (Linux, RTOS, programming on ARM Cortex Mx or Ax)
  • Excellent knowledge and professional experience in SW programming languages (C/C++, ….)
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Linux development and Real Time operating systems
  • Good knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills, good knowledge of English, both spoken and written
  • Capabilities to work with an important level of autonomy
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn new things
  • Teambuilder


  • Knowledge and or experience in data security and encryption.
  • 10 years of post-degree relevant experience


  • A challenging job in an international, innovative high tech company.
  • A fun and informal work environment, where career development and growth opportunities abound, flexible working hours.
  • An attractive salary, supplemented with a range of fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, company car, group – and hospitality insurance.

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About Barco Silex

Barco Silex is the leading provider of high-end image video and security technology. Barco Silex develops OEM solutions for audio/video compression and transport applications. Barco Silex also licenses a wide range of video compression technology, in the form of IP blocks for ASIC or FPGA. This technology has been adopted by leading companies in the broadcast, professional AV and defense market. Barco Silex also specializes in embedded security. Combined with video transport, this ensures secure video transmission and content protection solutions. Barco Silex is a subsidiary of Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR), the global leader in networked visualization products for the entertainment, enterprise and healthcare markets. More information on