Electronics Design Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Electronics Design Engineer

Job description

Do you get thrilled by both system- and detailed level electronics design? Do you have a background in electronics engineering, schematics and PCB design? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!

Your role as an Electronics Design Engineer at Xsens

As an Electronics Design Engineer you will take the lead in system-level design, detailed design of mixed-signal electronic boards and circuits related to Xsens products. These products provide premium solutions for animation, human motion measurement, sports, healthcare and industrial applications. 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.

You will be part of the Product Engineering team and work closely with Embedded Software Engineering to define and map all digital interfaces. The role also requires frequent interaction with Systems Engineering and Product Management to drive the product development roadmap and contribute to proof of concepts. You align with suppliers on product design specification and manufacturing. You will report to our Manager Product Engineering. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Key challenges :

  • Electronic design for new product developments and develop upon existing products
  • Characterization of MEMS gyroscopes and accelerometers
  • 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


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
  • Experience in Altium Designer for schematics and PCB design
  • Basics on embedded software C++, for writing test applications
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience as an Electronics Design Engineer
  • Analytical, result oriented and an eye for details
  • Good communication skills, capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • High proficiency in Dutch and English

Working at Xsens

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.

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.

We encourage interested candidates to apply directly at Xsens, we do not wish to involve a recruitment agency to fill this position.