System Designer / Architect


This company improves the quality of life of people using hearing products. We are committed to be the preferred partner in the development and manufacturing of transducers and electromechanical solutions designed for (professional) use in hearing instruments, in-ear earphones and hearables. Size matters and we constantly challenge the laws of physics for making small and reliable products. Our outstanding competences within customer focused innovation and development and our lengthy experience in efficient manufacturing make us successful and this will be used to expand into new business areas.
This company has facilities in Denmark, the Netherlands, Vietnam, the Philippines, Poland, USA and China, wherefrom the (more than 6000) employees work together across all the locations.


Your tasks and responsibilities are:
• define and architect the next generation low-power ear solutions; combining Software, Hardware and Packaging requirements;
• determine hardware/software trade-offs for key features and requirements, defining most optimal system implementation;
• specify the hardware and software;
• assess development efforts, cost, risks, benefit, etc for the system to support decision making;
• effectively work with internal teams as well as external partners to develop these subsystems;
• collaborate with tier 1 customers, marketing, design, software and applications teams;
• understands finer details of customer architectures, road-maps, likely evolution of said architectures;
• propose the best technical solutions to improve the fit between Sonion products and our Customer products;
• drive domain expertise;
• contribute to Intellectual Property.


We are looking for a technically skilled System Designer / Architect, a senior professional who has the capability to lead Sonion into new system and functions for in-ear (audio) devices.
• technical education in Physics, Electronics or related field at Master or PhD level;
• 7-10 years of working experience in system design with elements as Sensors, Actuators, DSP’s, Packaging Technologies, Analog and Mixed Signal IC’s, Software/Firmware, and Interface requirements;
• experienced in direct customer cooperation;
• excellent understanding of technical success criteria for products and services;
• experienced in leading projects internally and together with external customers and / or suppliers;
• you are analytical and are skilled with a helicopter view, know how to influence stakeholders and show entrepreneurial spirit;
• good presentation and communication skills in both verbal and written English;
• able to handle larger amount of technical uncertainty;
• equally important to your knowledge and experience is the personality you bring. We need someone who is social, hands-on, proactive, eager to learn and result driven. You can interact effectively with a wide variety of people with different backgrounds.

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