Breda, NB, Netherlands

Power Electronics Hardware-Software Engineer

 Job Description:

Are you eager to take part in our product development of power modules (AC/DC and DC/DC converters) and EV charging systems? Do you have a good understanding of digital controlled power electronics, electronic circuits, and micro controller software for EV chargers? Do you want to make an impact on cleaner, greener energy for big public and commercial transport solutions? Then join our energetic, international team!

Your role

As a Power Electronics Hardware-Software Engineer you will take part in our product development of power converter modules that are used inside charging systems. You will be part of the power module design group, and work in close cooperation with the other engineers on the design of clever technologies and enable the correct trade-off between hardware and software. The team works on projects from product idea up to delivery of the final product.

In this role you will work on:

  • Designing circuit diagrams and creating board layouts in Altium Designer.
  • Selecting parts, taking ROHS, EOL and availability into consideration.
  • Creating prototypes and test setups for verification.
  • Creating design and production related documents.
  • Support integrating your boards in the charging system and help debugging the system integration.

Who we are

Power Research Electronics B.V. (PRE) was founded in 1984 and has become a well-respected brand name in power electronics on the world market. Our focus is the development of power electronics for charging electric cars, buses, and trucks. We have successfully deployed thousands of chargers together with our sister company Heliox BV, well known for bus charging stations. Our products have been used all over the world (in more than 20 countries). We are a fast-growing company. Our culture is one based on a dedicated team spirit, can-do mentality, and a positive vibe.

Your profile

We are looking for ambitious professionals with a broad interest, initiative rich, and hands-on mentality. You feel at home in a dynamic and international environment. You are willing to evolve to the Senior Engineer level and you bring along:

  • BSc or MSc in Electrical, Software Engineering, Power Electronics, Analog Electronics or Digital Control Systems.
  • Knowledge of hard real time control systems directly driving the gates of the switching power semiconductors.
  • STM32 experience, Microchip experience.
  • Tools: CMake, Git(Lab), Altium Designer / Altium 365.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch (written and spoken).

Nice to have:

  • Pspice or LTspice experience.
  • Experience with CE certification.
  • Experience programming application software.
  • Python.

We offer you:

In addition to a challenging role with a mission to make the world a better place we also offer:

  • A high degree of responsibility and independence in your role.
  • A role within a multidisciplinary team consisting of highly motivated, inquisitive, and talented people with a broad diversity of experience.
  • A role at one of the fastest growing technical companies in the Netherlands with tremendous potential.
  • A competitive salary, depending on your experience and competences.
  • Continuous development.

Do you feel the energy and are you interested? Then APPLY!

If you are interested in finding out more about PRE and Heliox Energy, or any alternative positions we may be hiring for, please head over to, we look forward to speaking with you!

Curious about our mission? Check this 1-minute film starring our chargers at Schiphol Airport:

Recruitment agencies: we prefer to recruit our newest colleagues ourselves. We will not react to calls or emails, we know where to reach you in case we need help!

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Push the application button, upload your cv and answer 3 open questions     

(motivation is not needed, but you can upload one if you want).

Any questions? Call our Corporate Recruiter Marieke Maenen +31(0)6 15010463. Or send a WhatsApp.

Do you also want to be part of PRE or Heliox, but rather in a different position? Check out our career page and follow us on LinkedIn!


More about Heliox:

Heliox is the Global Market Leader in charging infrastructure for electric transport solutions. At this time our reliable and robust products are being used in the world’s largest opportunity charged e-bus projects. We also deploy fast-charging infrastructure for electric trucks, port equipment and marine transport as a turn-key solution.

Heliox is growing rapidly! Now, approximately 180 people are working at Heliox, but we expect to double that number by the end of 2022! Our (fast) charge systems have been installed in more than 20 countries all over the world. Over the last couple of years, we have won the prestigious FD Gazelle Award 4 times for fastest-growing company in the Netherlands. We have also won the VDV award for best electrical charging infrastructure and we are very proud of that.

Our core values are: Sustainable – Cooperative – Exploring – Sincere – Ambitious - Proud

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