Senior Firmware Project Manager

NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets.

Our Department

PL Personal Healths mission is to provide Smart Solutions for Healthier Living. Our technology portfolio ranges from Radio Communication solutions like Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), our proprietary Near-Field Magnetic Induction (NFMI branded as Miglo to the open market) or NFC to specialized DSP, memories and sensors, all with a common point: an unrivalled ultra-low power consumption. Thanks to those technologies we offer solutions used to process and transmit sound in hearing aids and a variety of hearable devices (e.g. true wireless earphones). We offer solutions to log the environment and the use of medicines in smart tags. Our products use some of the most advanced package technologies allowing our customers to miniaturize their products, use very cheap assembly processes or guarantee the quality and durability one expects in applications implanted inside the human body.


As Senior Firmware Project Manager you will lead embedded firmware projects comprising of software professionals, architects, technical writers and technical consultants who are responsible for delivering results over many areas of the software lifecycle: design, developing, debugging, validating, and optimization, customer engagement and product support. This might include system application software, drivers, development tools, reference design applications or user interfaces. May also be required to provide architectural and technical guidance, and ensure that sound engineering practices are followed.

You will also:

  • Manage key project parameters such as content, time, budget and quality.
  • Maintain a good relation with stakeholders. Communicate project status.
  • Parts of projects can be outsourced, in this case the project manager will manage both developments (in-house / outsourced)

Your Profile

  • Masters degree (or similar by experience) in Electronic Engineering or Computer Science. 
  • 5+ years experience as a Project Leader / Technical Project manager
  • 5+ years  experience in hardware/software design and development of embedded systems is a strong plus. (Bluetooth / Zigbee / Wireless).
  • Experience of full product life-cycle management. From concept, introduction plan, development and test to customer introduction and maintenance is a strong plus.
  • Experience leading agile SW development is a strong plus
  • Agile SW development (Scrum Master) certification and/PMP or Prince certification is strong plus
  • Knowledge of embedded systems, hardware/ IC design, software development and testing.
  • English is mandatory / Dutch is a plus
  • Pro-active, assertive attitude, flexible and result driven
  • "Can do" attitude. Open minded and creative.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.

Our offer

Our team works in close collaboration with peer teams of other product lines around the world. This broadens the exposure to opportunities to learn. It also gives the possibility to develop deep core competences in specialized areas and deploy the benefits more widely. Finally it opens the path to longer term career paths within the company. Your growth potential is as important as your acquired skills.

NXP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, NXP will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.


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