Electronics Design Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands

Electronics Design Engineer

Job description

Xsens is more than a leading innovator in the field of 3D motion tracking technology. Working for Xsens is working with colleagues that are inquisitively and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our team. The team consists of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for movement and technology.

In order to sustain our growth and realize our ambitious growth plans we are looking for a passionate

Electronics Design Engineer

As an Electronics Design Engineer you will be part of the Product Development Team and take the lead in system-level design, detailed design of mixed-signal electronic boards and circuits related to Xsens products. You will be leading in selecting and characterizing electronic components, writing technical reports and specifications. You ensure that the design meets the requirements, safety standards and applicable regulations. The activities include creating new designs related to wired and wireless communication, GNSS receivers. You will work closely with the Firmware Team to define and map all digital interfaces. The role also requires frequent interaction with the product management team to drive the product development roadmap and suppliers to align product design specification and manufacturing.


  • Design new products, circuits and devices and develop upon existing technology
  • Characterization of sensing elements (MEMS)
  • Write specifications and technical reports
  • Ensure products meet safety standards and applicable regulations
  • Alignment with suppliers and manufacturers
  • Setting up specifications and design of test equipment for our products
  • Verification of hardware prototypes and products
  • Support Operations with technical know-how


Xsens is looking for an independent and proactive Electronics Design Engineer. Someone who thrives in an environment where your can-do attitude and creative approach to problem solving are highly appreciated. You get thrilled by delivering state of the art solutions to our customers. You have:

  • Master/Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering
  • Minimal 5 years of relevant experience
  • Analytical, result oriented and an eye for details
  • Experience in Altium Designer for schematics and PCB design
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Basics on embedded software C++ is a pre for writing test applications
  • High proficiency in Dutch and English.


Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided. Xsens in Enschede is close to the University of Twente, part of a high-tech hub in Europe.