Software Architect - Apeldoorn

Function Group: Engineering / Engineer (other)


For a manufacturer and distributor of complex diagnostics equipment, we are looking for a Software Architect. The organisation is a leading provider in this field for over decades and is active in more than 100 countries. They are based between Apeldoorn and Arnhem.


As Software Architect, you will cover a senior role within the R&D department. You are end responsible for the development and architecture of the software. Besides, you are known with the tooling behind the development process. In addition, you need to make sure that the software is in line with the quality management system (QMS). Considering the complexity of the position, you are expected to be able to provide input related to the planning, timelines and costs. You will also be responsible for a team of software professionals. The team consists of two Embedded Software Engineer and four Software Engineers. It is your task to ensure that the team performs excellently. You do this through your enthusiasm, knowledge and skills.


The ideal candidate has the following requirements:

  • At least three to five years of software architecture experience, preferably in a highly regulated environment
  • Bachelor/Master, preferably in a relevant field (such as computer science or related)
  • Known with ‘Enterprise Architect’ and in working with Microsoft Visual Studio’s
  • Strong knowledge of real time aspects and programming language, such as C/C++ and
  • Knowledge of design methodologies

In addition to the hard skills, we expect you to have the following soft skills:

  • Strong people management skills or willing to develop these
  • Outgoing personality and stress resistant
  • Excellent communication skills. Being able to speak and understand Dutch is preferred. However, if you do not speak or understand Dutch, I still invite you to respond on the position.


  • An interesting and dynamic work environment
  • Good secondary package, such as 37 vacation days
  • A salary between €75.000 and €85.000 annually (incl. 8% holiday allowance) depending on your experience


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Aron Berhane
Senior Associate | Biotech & Pharma


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