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This vacancy is at a high-tech company specialized in the development and manufacturing of custom-build linear DC particle accelerators for scientific and industrial applications. We are looking to enhance our software development department with an experienced and energetic Group lead software development.

Your responsibilities

You are responsible for leading a dynamic team of software developers and help them to excel in their jobs and support them in developing high-end accelerator systems. We expect you to have professional leadership and management skills combined with a detailed eye during the development of accelerator control software. The latter is a multi-tier solution and consisting of:
  • An EPICS-based control system (C++/Python) in which the user interface, data storage, data analysis and machine automation are implemented;
  • A Beckhoff PLC that performs hardware abstraction, machine safety, real-time processes and automation.

Our accelerator systems are unique and innovative and are characterized by great hardware diversity. Reuse, modularity, testability and maintainability are important aspects. Within the software department we strive to combine the best of industrial automation and ICT to deliver high-quality software. We do this by using industry standard solutions (UML, PackML, ISA-8), Continuous Integration, version control, automated testing, code analysis and agile development.

  • You lead the Software Development Division and give direction in the process of software development;
  • You and your team work in an interdisciplinary setting on the development of control systems for particle accelerators with applications in the scientific world and industry
  • You inspire excellence in the development of application software for our systems;
  • You secure knowledge, implement quality assurance and new development standards and demonstrate accountability for ensuring the team delivers on their commitments.

What do you bring to the table?

  • Excellent management and people skills;
  • Strong personality that keeps track and is capable to deal with uncertainties and constraints;
  • Decisive, responsible and pro-active attitude;
  • Affinity with hardware control;
  • Good command of the English language, spoken and written;
  • Master or Ph.D degree (or Bachelor degree with significant experience) in Software Engineering or Industrial Automation.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a similar role;
  • Control software of machinery/industrial systems;
  • Application development in idiomatic Python;
  • C/C++ and C# are highly advantageous;
  • Beckhoff TwinCAT3;
  • Automated testing/Continuous Integration;
  • Working within a scrum team.

Solliciteer nu!

    Om te solliciteren op deze vacature stuur je je sollicitatie naar daan.winter@hotmail.com