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40 uur - imec the Netherlands

R&D Manager Signal Processing Group – imec The Netherlands

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As a system and signal processing expert, you manage the systems team and together you develop next generation smart radio, sensor and building solutions in the internet of things domain.

Imec The Netherlands is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create ground breaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.

As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 4.000 brilliant minds from over 95 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in The Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. To guarantee our continued position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference! Currently we are looking for an R&D Manager for the Signal Processing group at our High Tech Campus office in Eindhoven.

The position

In this position you manage the Signal Processing team of about 10 -and growing to 15- experts. Together you design innovative algorithms that bring our wireless systems and RF sensors to unprecedented performance levels at a record low power consumption. The Signal Processing team closely collaborates with the IC design team on systems like ultra-wideband communication, low power radar, dielectric sensing and neuromorphic design, as well as with our AI experts. The team translates system level requirements on applications like smart building or autonomous systems into component level specifications.

We drive the Internet of Things (IoT) by developing innovative solutions and functionalities for massive, heterogeneous sensor networks to connect billions of devices together. Imec is a reference in the design of ultra-low power electronics, low-power algorithms to increase intelligence and data security, and in all aspects of data science. In this position you report to the Program Director IOT.


You have a solid background in Signal Processing development. With your expertise you can coach, guide, manage and inspire a team with a mixed experience level. Together with the team you can build a vision in this field and execute accordingly. You have strong interpersonal skills which allow you to be successful in an international high-tech environment. You like to engage with both internal and external stakeholders and you do this with a certain flair and attitude. You have a passion for innovations, and you enjoy to have a task in the projects as well. Furthermore, your expertise and management skills are essential to successfully take up this role. You communicate effectively in English, where Dutch language skills are a big plus. You can translate your vision into tangible results. 


We offer a challenging and international environment at the forefront of technology, in an international network of renowned industrial customers. This is your opportunity to bring new technologies to the market that will have an impact on tomorrow’s society.

Imec The Netherlands, as an employer of choice, offers you an attractive compensation and benefits package including a 100% employer paid pension plan and flexible working hours. Furthermore, imec The Netherlands offers a wide range of training possibilities.

By joining the IoT team in Eindhoven, you will be part of a team of disruptive innovators and thinkers. Together, with our Researchers and Engineers, you will work on systems that combine local data with info from the cloud and other sensor networks to create a holistic picture of the world and enable an Intuitive IoT.  


Are you interested in this position and do you want to learn more about it, then you can talk to Frank Wolfs, Talent Acquisition Lead. You can reach Frank via +31(0)6-50837563. You can also apply on our website by sending us your resume and motivational letter.

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