Software Process & Tools Improvement Engineer

  • Job category Engineering
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10028790
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry Automotive

About this vacancy

Are you an experienced (software) engineer who would like to support DAF's vehicle control team with defining and improving their function development processes and tools?

Job description

We are looking for an experienced (software) engineer to define and improve our existing function development processes – and use of tools within those processes - regarding translation of customer needs to function requirements at the start of the product development cycle.

You have experience with function/software development, requirements engineering, change management and configuration management. You are willing to develop and train processes describing the way of working of the design engineers in order to increase quality and efficiency of the developed functionalities.

You are a senior engineer who is actively looking to improve processes by seeing the big picture and aligns with stakeholders to update these processes.

The main tools used are IBM Rational Doors (Next Gen.) en IBM Rational Rhapsody.

You will work with engineers from different technical areas, who are defining the next generations of DAF's trucks. You will research new ideas and provide recommendations, provide internal consulting, evangelize new tools and standards, capture and manage product knowledge, and create and deliver learning resources to help staff members learn our products.

This role requires strong technical expertise, leadership ability, communication skills, creativity, and initiative.


DAF Trucks N.V. is a technology company and the premier commercial vehicle manufacturer in Europe. DAF is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PACCAR Inc, the worldwide quality leader in the design and manufacturing of premium light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. DAF Trucks also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Offer description

YER Technology offers you the possibility to become employed as Automotive Professional and to combine challenging assignments with an excellent career with perspective on a fixed contract at YER Technology or our client DAF Trucks. The following conditions are applicable:

  • Attractive (fixed) salary commensurate with knowledge and experience
  • 25 free to spend holidays per year
  • A contract for a definite or indefinite period at a financially robust organization
  • Travel expense reimbursement
  • Good pension scheme
  • Overtime will be compensated in payment of wages or time-for-time
  • Committed to a good balance between work and private life
  • An open culture and clear communication
  • A Service Desk ready to answer all your practical questions

Candidate profile

Technical skills:

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD in a technical field, such as Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • V-Cycle process knowledge
  • Experience with IBM Rational Doors is a must
  • Experience with IBM Rational Rhapsody is a pre
  • (A)SPICE knowledge is a pre
  • Good English skills are mandatory and Dutch skills are a pre

This person has the following competences:

  • Initiative
  • Progress monitoring
  • Attention to details
  • Analytical capacity
  • Persuasiveness
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Results orientation