CAREERS

Working with SODAQ


SODAQ is a Dutch Innovative IoT company that is rapidly expanding throughout the world due to its high quality NB-IoT, LTE-M and LoRa boards. SODAQ has always been on the forefront of the rapidly changing world of the ‘Internet of Things’ and is specialized in scalable and efficient hardware and software to empower businesses in all sorts of industries and budget ranges. In order to accomplish this vision, we develop our very own SODAQ hardware products that are compatible with many existing modules and systems, allowing for seamless integration with existing products on the market. Our boards are so energy efficient, that projects are able to be powered by small lithium batteries and solar panels alone, removing the need for devices to be plugged into the wall.

Whether it’s building an innovative smart label for one of the biggest pharmaceutical companies in the world, or whether it’s developing a small-sized solar powered ear tag to help rural farmers in Australia track their cattle – SODAQ does it all. With a small scale team, every input counts. Joining SODAQ therefore offers you a range of benefits. Firstly, you get to take part in world class developments that will almost always be deployed in the field. Even our interns contribute to these projects! Secondly, the team is young, international and dynamic giving you a set of enjoyable colleagues to interact with on a daily basis. Alongside this, the growth of the company will give you unique possibilities to develop into different functions should this be of interest. Finally, the salary itself is competitive, providing another reason to join our high-tech firm. Check out the open positions below!

Job Openings


SALES EXECUTIVE - PRODUCTS


Overview of job responsibilities:

As Sales Executive Products you’re responsible for bringing in new product sales for SODAQ. You will generate leads, approach leads, present products and close deals. You will also receive leads from marketing to close deals. The main language spoken in our office is English and you will be required to have full proficiency in this. You will need to have a good understanding of customer business cases, return on investment and software and hardware sales.
 
SODAQ offers the opportunity to work on your personal interests in an open and creative work environment. The company is growing rapidly, and acquiring more knowledge with every new product and project. As a sales executive at SODAQ, no two days will be the same, and you will have significant impact on the success and growth of the company.

 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor degree
  • Professional proficient in English (speaking & writing), Dutch is a bonus 
  • At least 4 years in software or hardware sales
  • Be able to work independently (from our office in Hilversum) 
  • Be able to present to b- and c-level
  • Be fun, open and social
  • Be able to grow to a manager level in sales
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SENIOR EMBEDDED HARDWARE ENGINEER


Overview of job responsibilities:

As an embedded hardware engineer you’re responsible for designing embedded systems by yourself and also within a team. You will work closely together with the other embedded hardware, software and mechanical engineers. The main language spoken in our office is English and you will be required to have full proficiency in this. SODAQ is a relatively small company and you will be required to be flexible to quickly switch between tasks and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Your tasks will range from testing small and simple circuits/boards to designing complex innovative products for clients or for internal use (webshop, etc). This also includes creating schematics, PCB layout, developing test plans, test and troubleshoot prototypes and producing manufacturing documentation.  You will need to have a good understanding and have experience with microcontrollers, analog and digital circuits and using these in a low-power setup.

 

Requirements: 

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience (embedded systems)
  • Bachelor degree in embedded system engineering (or similar)
  • Experience with using Arduino (hardware & software)
  • Proficient in designing PCBs and schematic layouts
  • Is able to build and test electronic prototypes
  • Experience soldering SMT components (e.g. 0402, QFN, LGA)
  • Experience with RF and antenna design is a bonus
  • Experience with LoRa, NB-IoT, LTE-M, 2G, WiFi and Bluetooth is a bonus
  • Is flexible in switching between projects and is able to handle multiple project simultaneously 
  • Has experience with designing low-power circuits
  • Has experience with using lab equipment (oscilloscope, bench multimeter, etc)
  • Can prepare and maintain technical documentation
  • Create and perform test plans, document, and analyze results
  • Has at least 3 years of experience with Autodesk EAGLE or similar tools for designing PCBs (board & schematic). Experience with Altium designer is preferred
  • Has knowledge of and experience with programming in C/C++
  • Is able to write simple software (e.g. sketches for Arduino) for testing the hardware and assisting the software engineer with small tasks
  • Has some experience with creating files for Electronic Manufacturing Services (generating Bill of Materials, gerbers, etc)
  • Has some experience with EMC and LVD standards (design for and testing them)
  • Professional proficient in English (speaking & writing), Dutch is a bonus
  • Is able to work within a team and provide (and handle) constructive feedback during design reviews
  • Open to learning new skills, using new tools and technologies
EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Overview of job responsibilities:

As an embedded software developer you’re responsible for programming embedded devices by yourself and also within a team. You will work closely together with the other embedded hardware, software and mechanical engineers. The main language spoken in our office is English and you will be required to have full proficiency on this. SODAQ is a relatively small company and you will be required to be flexible to quickly switch between tasks and work on multiple projects simultaneously. You will need to have a good understanding and have experience with microcontrollers, analog and digital circuits and using these in a low-power setup. 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related discipline 
  • Professional proficient in English (speaking & writing), Dutch is a bonus 
  • At least 2 years in Embedded Software Development 
  • Strong programming skills in C/C++, other languages are a bonus 
  • Experience with debugging embedded systems (over JTAG, SWD etc) 
  • Be able to design and develop software which meets customers’ technical requirements 
  • Experience and working knowledge of low level protocols such as I2C, SPI & UART 
  • Be able to prepare and maintain technical documentation 
  • Be able to design and execute test plans and analyse and document the results 
  • Is able to work within a team and provide (and handle) constructive feedback during design reviews 
  • Open to learning new skills, using new tools and technologies 

Preferred (optional) skills: 

  • Experience with ultra low power, highly resource constrained, embedded devices. 
  • Experience with LoRa, GSM or LTE (CAT-M1, CAT-NB1). 
  • Ability to write drivers for external components such as sensor modules. 
  • Experience with Real Time Operating Systems (FreeRTOS, Zephyr, RIOT etc) 
  • Knowledge of networking protocols TCP/UDP/COAP/HTTP/MQTT etc. 
  • Experience with the Arduino Platform 
JUNIOR DESIGNER

Do you want to be involved in developing cutting edge IoT-products? Let’s keep it short. This is what we’re looking for 🙂

Overview of job requirements:

  • Industrial Design Engineer
  • Technology enthusiast
  • SolidWorks genius
  • Rapid prototyping master
  • Adobe skills (illustrator!)
  • Great attention to detail
  • Eager to learn new things

Minimum 3 days a week availability (potentially more!). We’re based in Hilversum.

If you’re interested in this role, please call +31 (0) 633176619 or send an e-mail to nyckle@sodaq.com

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