Hardware Developer for Wearables

Looking for a creative place to collaborate in an award-winning, driven team? Are you ready to develop innovative wearables to improve people’s lives? If your answers are “yes!”, then read on!

Who we are

At Elitac Wearables, we love our jobs. That is right. Love. Every day we go to work fired up and inspired to creatively solve problems, to be excellent and innovate. Why? Because we are on a mission. The mission to improve the lives of 1 million people by 2035. We do so with our meaningful wearables by combining textiles and electronics, haptic technology, and sensor integration for the Medical and Safety sectors. And our projects and our people reflect what we value the most: meaningfulness and respect. We are on the lookout for interesting and versatile thinkers and doers who can add to the culture of a forward-thinking company that is proud of its rewarding history.

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About the role

As a Hardware Developer at Elitac Wearables, you will be working on all-things hardware for our wearables, think of designing, improving, fixing, or redesigning concepts and products. You will collaborate in a small project team with designers, researchers, software developers, other hardware developers, and/or clients to come up with the most electrifying concepts and solutions. Depending on the project and its stage, you and your team will materialise easy solutions to validate an idea; while in other projects, the focus lies on engineering scalable solutions and complying with manufacturing and quality standards. Following our development process, you will be fully involved in designing the hardware from scratch to validation and testing for production. Ultimately, you will work closely with our two hardware developers, who will mentor you and share all of their years of experience and knowledge in the field.

About you

  • You enjoy working on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Problem-solving is your second name, and you do not give up when the first or second solution does not work.
  • Something broke? Sure you are the first one to solder the pieces together.
  • You value working in a diverse team where broad perspectives are highly regarded.
  • You can work efficiently on your own and take ownership of the hardware in your current projects.
  • Good communication skills are nothing new to you.
  • You are looking for a career that is more dynamic and rewarding than your current job 😉


  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering.
  • You have professional experience with Electrical design in Altium Designer (minimum 1-2 years).
  • Knowledge of testing and validating hardware.
  • Experience with developing market-ready products.
  • Knowledge of regulations (electrical, medical, and/or safety) is preferred.
  • You are fluent in English, Dutch preferred.

Our offer

  • An exciting and gratifying position in a young and ambitious team, enabling you to help improve people’s daily lives!
  • The opportunity to work in a brand-new office in a creative start-up community in Utrecht. And don’t forget about our in-house Wearables Lab to print, mould, solder, laser cut and sew our projects.
  • Annual contract with prospects for a permanent position.
  • Internal coaching and training.
  • Lots of independence and freedom in the execution of the job.
  • Informal work environment surrounded by good coffee, great lunch, fresh fruit, and good humour.
  • Weekly team bootcamp and yearly winter sport trip.
  • Team activities: Summer BBQs, boat trips, dinners… you name it!
  • Enthusiastic and experienced colleagues working on the front-end of wearable technology.

Are you the Hardware Developer we are looking for? Don’t leave us waiting! Send your resume and motivation letter to our COO Martin van den Berg at m.vandenberg@elitacwearables.com. We look forward to meeting you virtually or at our office in Utrecht!

Please note that we do not accept admissions from recruitment agencies.

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