Esterline Platform SW architect/developer in Kortrijk, Belgium

Job Description


You will be part of the R&D; department, more specifically of the Software Team, focusing on the Avionics business. Your main responsibilities are:

  • You will work on the current platform SW which forms the basis for avionics application development, internally but also at the customer site.
  • You will support the Validation and Verification activities in order to come to a fully qualified platform SW package. This entails some documentation and review tasks.
  • You will work with commercial Real Time Operating Systems, configuration management tools and issue tracking systems.
  • In a later stage you will be involved in the architecture, development, integration and improvement of new platform software components


  • Master degree in Industrial Sciences or working experience similar to these studies (work experience is an asset but not a must!)
  • Technical skills such as being able to program in C and C++, knowledge of ADA is an asset
  • You are interested / have affinity with Freescale / NXP Processor architectures
  • You are interested / have affinity with Realtime Operating Systems such as Green Hills Software Integrity or Windriver VxWorks
  • You have a strong interest for embedded software development.
  • You are able to autonomously analyse datasheets and errata, in order to implement robust driver code.
  • You support HW engineers to come up with design choices which fit the platform SW architecture.
  • You possess strong analytical skills
  • You are an open-minded team player (as you will have to collaborate and align with your co-designers and other colleagues)
  • You have a strong customer Focus (for internal and external customers)
  • You have a passion for Achievement
  • Language skills: Proficient in English, Dutch and French knowledge are an asset.


  • Colleagues who share determination and high standards of work that move the world forward
  • Career opportunities in an international environment
  • Challenging projects in high tech markets
  • A competitive salary package and a great company culture with many development opportunities
  • Easily accessible thanks to traffic-free routes.

Interested? Apply through our recruitment site on

Job Title: Platform SW architect/developer

Req ID: 11488BR

Location: Esterline Belgium

City: Kortrijk

State/Province/County: West Flanders

Country: Belgium

Full/Part-Time: Full-Time

Position Type: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor