Hardware Platform Architect 1 at Oticon A/S


Do you consider yourself a skilled hardware platform architect with experience in Electroacoustics as well as mechanical or low-power electronics design – and would you like to use your knowledge and experience to drive hardware platform architecture innovation for future generations of hearing aids – then we would very much like to hear from you.
Have a look what it means to join our R&D department: https://youtu.be/Zh6La1sYl1c
We believe it is our innovative work environment. We are a large, growing company in the medical-technical industry, where our 600+ engineers are all committed to deliver well-made, high tech solutions for hearing impaired people worldwide.
We want hearing impaired people to be able to experience the sounds of life. This is the foundation of everything we do. This is what drives us and keeps us focused on innovation and efficiency. For us, true engineering excellence is to deliver an ultra-small technological marvel in a discrete, user-friendly package. This takes state-of-the-art development methods and serious engineering skills. We want unmatched, high performing solutions and walk the extra mile in our quest for technological excellence.

The Position

You will be able to influence and leave your mark on our products as our new hardware platform architect.
You will work in a team of five Platform Architects with the Hearing Aid Hardware R&D department. The team is responsible for developing the architecture for Demant’s families of hearing instruments and accessories, ensuring that strategic goals of the organization are supported by the hearing instrument platform roadmap. The architects’ team is multidisciplinary across very low-power, battery powered electronics, mechanics, and electro-acoustics. With this open position we want to strengthen the electro-acoustical capabilities of the team.
We work in a matrix organization and you will be working simultaneously on several projects with participants and stakeholders both within and outside the hardware organization.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Defining hardware platform architecture for selected hearing instruments and accessories
  • Assessing solution feasibility in collaboration with the rest of the hardware platform development team and stakeholders across the organization
  • Identifying feasibility studies required for proper project risk assessment

Recommending scope for concept projects required for risk reduction prior to initiation of platform development projects

We are looking for you!

We are looking for a candidate with a bachelor’s or master’s degree within engineering. You should have at least 5 years of experience with electro-acoustical hardware system design or architecture; preferably with low-power, medical devices.
You must have strong communication skills, with the ability to explain complicated technical topics to stakeholders in different levels and functions across the organization.

Join us!

To join our team, please send your application and CV as soon as possible.
If you would like to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact Director of Hardware Framework, Allan Theill Sørensen on ASOR@demant.com / +45 2325 5585.
We are looking forward to hearing from you.
Recruitment agency? Thank you for your interest, but we are sourcing all our candidates directly or via our preferred suppliers. We appreciate you trying, but please keep in mind that any unsolicited profiles you send us will be treated as direct applications from the candidates.

Make a true difference!

By joining the Oticon team, you help bring sounds to the millions of hearing impaired all over the world so they can live natural lives with friends and family.
You will find the perfect framework for your professional and personal development in a culture built on trust, openness and mutual respect. We welcome you in a growing international company where we push hard to be at the forefront of what is technically possible. No matter if the goal is a new, highly advanced hearing aid feature, a new ERP system or a totally revolutionary marketing tool, we strive to excel.
We are very proud of our company, our products and our unique culture. But don’t just take our word for it. In 2020, for the fifth year in a row, “Ingeniøren” (the Engineer) has awarded us the number one employer within electronics and telecommunications in Denmark. Want to join us?

About Oticon

500 million people worldwide suffer from hearing loss. It is Oticon's ambition that our customers - hearing clinics throughout the world - prefer to use our products for people with impaired hearing. Oticon is one of the two largest companies in the industry, and in Denmark all 1,600 employees, with passion, dedication and professional expertise, develop some of the most innovative hearing aids in the world. Oticon is an international growing company, and 98% of Group revenues is generated outside Denmark. We are part of the Demant Group with more than 15,000 employees and revenues of more than DKK 15 billion.

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