Software Engineer Automotive/mobility - PLC

City: Eindhoven

Software Engineer


The client's organization specializes in research, development, and testing of new concepts and technologies in the transportation sector. They are focused on creating environment-friendly and innovative hardware and software solutions in areas like electric mobility, battery technology, charging infrastructure, energy storage, automated guided vehicles, and guidance and navigation technology.

Department Information:

The Automotive Department of our client's organization is actively involved in innovative projects from conception to final completion. Engineers in this department have the opportunity to implement eco-friendly, ground-breaking hardware and software solutions. The team follows Agile principles and employs methodologies like Kanban and Scrum. There is a high level of freedom and ownership within the team, and personal development is highly encouraged.

Job Description:

This role is vital given the increasing electrification of drive trains and the advancements in IoT, which make systems increasingly complex. The candidate will be involved in selecting controllers, defining architectural interfaces, and developing the software layers that operate on these controllers. These controllers are usually programmed in specific development environments, which could be part of your responsibilities depending on your experience and preferences. The role spans multiple projects related to electric and hydrogen drivetrains for various types of vehicles.

Your work environment will be diverse, including coding on computers, testing at test benches, and conducting field tests on vehicles.

What We Offer:

  • Employment contract
  • Laptop
  • Competitive salary based on a 38-hour week
  • 40-hour workweek (extra hours accumulate to additional days off per year)
  • Yearly holiday bonus
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • 25 vacation days per year
  • 13 additional days off per year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote work options 1 or 2 days a week
  • Encouragement for personal growth
  • Inclusive and diverse team environment
  • Cutting-edge technology in the zero-emission mobility sector
  • Stable, professional, no-nonsense working environment
  • Excellent career opportunities


  • Software coding
  • Test bench and/or product testing
  • Knowledge of PLC languages

Required Competencies:

Hard Skills:

  • Matlab/Simulink
  • Codesys
  • LOGICAD 5 and 3
  • GIT Sourcetree
  • Xray

Soft Skills:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Presentation skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Agile methodology familiarity

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