Software Engineer - Alkmaar

Vacancy information

Publication date:April 30 2020
Employment type:Permanent
Function Group:Engineering

Function Group: Engineering


The organisation is part of a ‘Group’ and is specialised in photonic chip based fibre sensing solutions for aerospace, medical, life science and high-tech industries around the world. The systems enable their customers to improve their internal R&D capabilities. The systems have been developed by specialists, based on their experiences in R&D. Right now they are looking for a Software Engineer, where you will be part of team that covers high end technical work globally.


As the Software Engineer you will be working on translating a functional design into a technical design, commissioned by the project leader, functional designer or customer, as well as realising (programming) certain complex software components on the basis of this technical design. Your main activities are programming according to technical design specifications for application structures and contributing to application development. Assess whether the functional design is sufficient and document code with reference to FO and / or TO. Maintenance programs and optimise application performance characteristics.


Ideally you cover the following requirements:

  • Bachelor, for example in Computer Science or Informatics/IT
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a highly regulated environment
  • Program / Software knowledge: (embedded) C, C ++, Python, VHDL, Labview, Matlab
  • Knowledge of conceptualisation and current technical developments
  • Knowledge of structured analysis, design and construction with the help of available methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of functional / technical area in which work is being done.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; we are looking for an energetic and driven person who works carefully and neatly
  • Strong communication skills in at least English. Any other languages, such as Dutch, is a big plus


The organisation offers you a challenging job in an innovative and growing company in a dynamic technical environment. You get the chance to make an important contribution to the development and professionalisation of the company. They offer you a great position within a highly motivated and collegial working environment with lots of freedom for initiatives and space for personal development. In addition to the mentioned opportunities, the following benefits are:

  • Salary based on your experience
  • 37 holidays (25 vacation days, 12 ATV-days)
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Good pension scheme


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

Aron Berhane
Principal Associate | Biotech & Pharma




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