Job Detail: Lead Electronics Architect | The Netherlands

Lead Electronics Architect | The Netherlands

Electronic Engineer
  • Full-time
  • Intermediate | Senior
  • Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • English Dutch
  • 2020-11-09

Cross Border Talents is searching for a Lead Electronics Architect for our client in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

The Electronics Architect in the lead will contribute to the ongoing growth in development, engineering and competence Electronics. Within this role, you will be responsible for concept till qualification of high-end mechatronic systems. You will also be the team leader for the internal and external project teams (in the lead).

In this role, you will be challenged to develop and strengthen a broad set of skills. One of your biggest challenges will be to communicate with all the stakeholders in the different phases of the project, both inside and outside the client company.

During the concept phase, you will mainly communicate with architects from other disciplines and competence leaders to make trade-offs and define the concept design. During the design/implementation and verification phase, you will lead the team (including the external partner) to make and review the electronic designs. During the test/integration phase you will be communicating with the internal production/test department and help to solve problems in the first integration phase.

Because you work in multidisciplinary project teams, you’ll need to have a broad knowledge of electronics and are also interested in other disciplines such as mechanics, mechatronics, and software. Within the electronics department, you’ll contribute and steer to set up the roadmap and strategy.



  • Developing architectural concepts in multidisciplinary teams;
  • Meeting with clients to specify a clear interpretation of the customer's demand;
  • Specification of electronic modules and systems, electronic components (sensors, amplifiers, PCB’s) and control platforms;
  • Performing trade-offs for implementation alternatives of functions;
  • Managing outsourcing activities at electronics development partners;
  • Leading the electronics designers and engineers in the multidisciplinary project team;
  • Contributing specialist knowledge in one or more electronic engineering fields, such as signal processing, analogue, digital and power electronics, firmware, high voltage electronics, PCB layout, EMI, etc.;
  • Supporting allocation of manufacturing and other supply chain decisions;
  • Transferring knowledge to production- and service engineers;
  • Documenting specifications, concepts, designs, and test analysis results.



  • Bachelor in Electronics Engineering or similar field;
  • Fluent English. Dutch is a plus;
  • 5 to 10 years of broad experience within the electronic field (motion and machine control, amplifiers, EMC, serviceability) of control systems and components for high-end equipment and/or products, in multidisciplinary development teams;
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience as an Architect for complex systems;
  • Team player, analytical, pragmatic, creative and pro-active;
  • Ambition for a broad personal development in the technology field (Electronics but also mechanics, etc.) and the personal field. (Team leader, communicator, etc.).



  • Contribution to the development of state-of-the-art, high-tech systems;
  • The challenge to meet the performance specifications and aspects of quality, time and costs;
  • You will come in contact with every engineering process step;
  • You will work in a very dynamic environment;
  • You will collaborate within multidisciplinary teams;
  • International opportunities;
  • Lots of attention to individual performance and talent management;
  • You have the possibility to connect engineering development with the production and test environment.


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