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Senior Software Engineer to play a crucial role in developing software that enhances Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) products with C++

The Senior Software Engineer will work as part of a software development team within the R&D organization. They will focus on developing software for our Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) products, enabling users to manipulate samples in various ways needed for their experiments. This includes loading/unloading, conditioning, and positioning samples while maintaining their integrity.

In an agile environment utilizing SAFe and Scrum frameworks, the team collaborates closely with the Mechatronics/Hardware group. They deliver software solutions to control multiple hardware components, with testing primarily performed on on-site test benches. Acquiring system knowledge and hands-on experience is crucial, as is understanding internal customer demands and translating them into practical tasks.

Key Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • Driving the innovative development of new products through design, verification, and validation.
  • Analyzing legacy software systems, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing refactoring strategies to enhance code quality, maintainability, and performance.
  • Collaborating with product owners, domain specialists, architects, and customers to align requirements and deliver optimal customer value.
  • Documenting software designs, architecture, and development processes.
  • Conducting code reviews and providing constructive feedback to team members.
  • Diagnosing and resolving software defects and issues swiftly to maintain optimal performance.
  • Supporting and collaborating with other team members.

Our client company is the world leader in serving science, dedicated to enabling customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. They support customers in accelerating life sciences research, solving analytical challenges, increasing lab productivity, improving diagnostics, and developing therapies through their innovative technologies and industry-leading brands. With $1.4 billion invested annually in R&D, their collaborative and diverse teams have the resources they need to drive new discoveries and do cutting-edge research and develop important applications and tools that help millions of lives around the world.

Our client's market leading transmission electron microscope is developed at their R&D and manufacturing location in Brainport Eindhoven.

YER Technology offers you the possibility to join as Engineering Professional and to combine challenging assignments with extensive application and career guidance. The following conditions are applicable:

  • A competitive salary (€70.000 - 90.000 EUR gross per year all inclusive.)
  • 40 holidays per year
  • A temporary(to be turned into permanent) or permanent contract with YER
  • Travel expenses reimbursement
  • Fully paid pension
  • Open and transparent communication with your personal consultant
  • Personal career coaching from our occupational psychologists
  • Broad technical and softs skills training opportunities
  • A Service Desk ready to answer all your practical questions


The ideal candidate enjoys working in a multi-disciplinary technical environment and addressing sophisticated problems. If you are passionate about developing high-performance integrated systems, this is an excellent opportunity for you.

  • At least 5+ years in a software developer role, with proven C++ expertise and Object-Oriented design techniques/patterns.
  • A BSc or MSc degree in Computer Science, Informatics, or a related technical discipline.
  • Extensive understanding of software development processes and tools, including writing automated tests.
  • Experience with or willingness to learn Model-Based Engineering (Dezyne, Axini).
  • Experience with Scrum; knowledge of SAFe is an advantage.
  • Experience with sophisticated multidisciplinary (hardware/software) systems.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • A hands-on approach.

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