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System Architect

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Airios is looking for a System Architect to join our R&D team in Veldhoven, The Netherlands.

Who we are

At Airios we love to create a healthier world with state-of-the-art climate controls for homes and buildings. Airios develops and produces control systems for residential ventilation and heating systems. We strive to be a frontrunner in technology and continuously develop new solutions, helping to offer the most comfortable and healthy indoor climate in homes. We are a market leader in control systems for the residential original equipment manufacturer (OEM) industry. We have more than 30 years of experience in heating and ventilation controls. Our portfolio of products consists of controllers, sensors and user interfaces that are all connected wirelessly. We work closely with our customers to develop new and innovative products. 



Our products and systems are developed by multidisciplinary project teams of architects and hardware and software engineers. The Airios organizational structure is informal, flexible, and designed to promote innovation. We enjoy a collegial environment where combined experience and knowledge is shared amongst our developers.


As a system architect, you will report to the R&D manager of Airios. You will work in the architecture team which is part of the R&D department consisting of over 30 engineers (architects, soft- and hardware developers) and organized in several scrum teams. We use agile methodologies and tools to develop our products. The architecture team is responsible for the system architecture of all Airios platforms and products, both in hardware and software. They also drive the technology roadmap.

What you will do?

As a System Architect at Airios, you:

  • analyze and translate commercial requirements from customers and product management into technical requirements and solution scenarios;

  • take the lead in building proof-of-concept prototypes to prove feasibility;

  • lead the cross-functional team creating the system specifications and a high-level product hardware and software designs;

  • guide the development teams in product and platform implementation;

  • drive the generation of intellectual property to protect the innovations generated in Airios;

  • maintain the technology roadmap, by benchmarking competing products, working with strategic suppliers and identifying technology developments in the field. You align this with the Airios product roadmap;

  • execute the security risk assessments with R&D and business stakeholders;

  • work with R&D manager and senior engineers to continuously evaluate and improve the way we develop products as an organization;

  • Keep ahead of the latest developments in the field and share that knowledge with others in the organization.

Education and experience

We are looking for a System Architect with the following experience:

  • Master’s or PhD degree in an engineering study, such as computer science, electrical engineering or mathematics;

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a comparable field, involving embedded designs. incorporating sensors, connectivity and networking, IoT/Smart Home, and security;

  • Expert level knowledge in wireless connectivity (e.g. WiFi, Bluetooth, Thread, NB-IoT) and system security;

  • Development of embedded systems, but additional experience with mobile apps and cloud is preferred;

  • Working in an agile/scrum environment;

  • Experience in climate and ventilation systems is preferred.

Personal Skills

To be successful in this job, we expect you to have the following skills: 

  • You have strong analytical skills and can come up with creative solutions;

  • You are a generalist with a broad interest field, have a natural outside-in approach and are a fast learner;

  • You are a good communicator, can listen well, but also persuade others of your point of view;

  • You are a team player with a flexible attitude, you naturally reach out to others to get things done;

  • You are result-oriented and have a getting-things-done attitude;

  • Good written and oral communication skills in English;

  • Proactive in organizing your work and your personal development.


Airios offers a very challenging and dynamic position within an open, informal and committed organization that is in full swing and operates at top level within its field. A result-driven organization with a pleasant working atmosphere and a good work-life balance. Within Airios you’ll have the opportunity to take the lead, show initiatives and further develop your personal talents.


We offer you a competitive salary and an excellent package of employment conditions such as a 13th month, 27 vacation days, 13 ADV days and the possibility to work partially from home.

We work in a modern net zero energy office building, designed to easily contact with each other.

We like to have a drink or lunch together in the canteen or our terrace. On Friday afternoons everyone is welcome to join for a drink and our activities committee takes care of us at special occasions, anniversaries or staff outings.


The collective labor agreement (CAO) of Metalektro is applicable.

If you are the person we are looking for please let us know before March 31 2023 by sending us your resume and cover letter to

Acquisition by agencies based on this vacancy is not appreciated.

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