Senior Software Engineer

  • Aanbod Attractive salary and benefits
  • Functiegroep Energie
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8635800
  • Locatie Nijmegen
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Manufacturing

Over deze vacature

For our client Hyster-Yale Group we are looking for a senior software engineer


The engineer is responsible for designing and developing system-software solutions for materials handling applications. This would require a clear system understanding and experience with implementation of innovative concepts into product. We are looking for an engineer who can work independently to create state of the art design and devise innovatie solutions. A further important element is an active engagement in a multi-functional team that focuses on solving client's problem.


  • Defining truck software requirements (in line with system requirements)
  • Making design specifications and developing software for vehicle controller and hydraulics/fluid power controls
  • Support test activities
  • Update project plans and task assignments


Hyster-Yale group develops range of Forklifts and industrial trucks for a variety of applications like container terminals. The Big Truck Development Centre (BTDC) in Nijmegen is responsible for design and development of a range of Forklifts and Container Handler trucks. These products are engineered and manufactured in Nijmegen. Engineering involves itsels in designing new products, constructing, testing and prototyping. Existing developments are improved and validated as well. BTDC also has a special production engineering department (SPED) which develops special truck models based on client-specific requirements.


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 or leased vehicle;
  • 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.


  • Minimum 5 or 7 yeras of industry work experience
  • Technical college/university qualifaction in Automotive Electronics/Embedded systems
  • Experience in Off-highway (/Automotive) domain
  • Experience in embedded software design and development process
  • Strong experience in Embedded C language, CAN communication protocol is must
  • Strong experience in MATLAB Simulink and Auto Code Generation
  • Experience with automotive communication protocols (CANOpen, J1939)
  • Experience with Hydraulics/ Fluid power controls and Power Train subsystems
  • Experience in making requirement specifications
  • Experience in component and integrated system testing
  • Knowledge of system diagnostics
  • Familiarity with production and design processes
  • Familiarity with requirements management, change management and vision
  • Management and other automotive industry processes such as FMEA
  • Experience with MS Project tools


  • Strong technical analytical and problem solving skills
  • Level headed creativity with drive to implement new concept and design
  • Ability to work independenty and within team
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Responsible and committed professional