Software Engineer (C/C++, Python)

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10009041
  • Location Utrecht
  • Contract type Secondment via YER, Contract with Client
  • Industry Automotive, Agriculture, Engineering

About this vacancy

Do you want to work with the most advanced techniques and hardware's that are available for Autonomous driving?

Job description


  • Work on our autonomous platforms, improving their function.
  • Direct support of our R&D activities and projects.
  • Support porting, integration, optimization and documentation of new features and software into high-end embedded platforms.
  • Work on areas such as perception, vehicle ego-motion, sensor self-calibration, mapping and localization using a variety of sensor modalities (Radar, Camera, LIDAR, GPS/INS, etc.).
  • Solidifying existing algorithms and working with large amounts of real and synthetic data to continuously improve the algorithmic and computational performance.


Our client is a well-known name in the industry. They are working on autonomous operating systems. They are working on cutting edge technology development and innovation.

Offer description

Good and competitive salary package.

Candidate profile

  • B.Sc./M.Sc. in Robotics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Embedded Systems or relevant studies; a Master’s degree preferred.
  • 2-8 years professional software development experience.
  • Strong skill-level developing software for embedded devices using C/C++, Python.
  • Fluency with Linux development environments.
  • Experience with Robot Operating System (ROS).
  • Comfortable with the standard development tools such as versioning tools (Git, SVN) and built process & validation automation tools (CMake, Jenkins).
  • Ability to clearly communicate on technical topics with non-technical colleagues and across levels in organization.
  • Curiosity to learn new skills and also to find solutions to complex problems.

How to stand out;

  • Experience with SW architecture using object-oriented programming is a strong plus.
  • Experience with embedded systems (e.g. microcontrollers) and real-time systems is a strong plus.
  • Experience with sensors such as GPS/IMU/Camera/LiDAR and their integration in SW is a plus.
  • Experience with Docker is a plus.
  • Familiarity with OpenCV, PCL is a plus.