Simulation Software Engineer
(in combination with Vanderlande)
The System Emulation Department specializes in creating complex models which are used to test software and analyze the system performance and system behavior. The engineers of the integration department use our models to verify that the system works correctly and the system requirements are met. The models are created for the market segments Airports and Warehousing. You have a lot of interaction with the engineers of the other departments within Vanderlande.
As a simulation software engineer you are responsible for designing, programming, testing and maintaining simulation and emulation software and models. The, often complex, functionality of the software includes business logic, controls for mechanical transportation, sortation and storage equipment, communication with external computer systems, logging, reporting and data analysis.
As a software engineer in our team, you are responsible for all aspects of software engineering. You talk to colleagues to find out what to build. You also design, discuss, and implement the solution in the form of a simulation or emulation model.
The software you write in these models is highly complicated, it has to simulate/emulate all the relevant parts of the real system, while still maintaining performance. We want to be able to run our model on a standard laptop, which makes performance a challenge. This means your job isn't just to write working, readable code, but also to write performant code. The main challenge in your day-to-day job is finding the correct abstraction: "How can we leave out as much as possible without sacrificing the relevant details and still allowing users and developers to comprehend the logistic process and system behavior?".
All in all, we're looking for someone with an affinity for technology who's also a competent programmer, with experience in Object Oriented Programming, preferably Java, or otherwise C# or C++.
Your Qualifications and skills
- A Master or Bachelor Degree in a technical field, preferably Computer Science or Software Engineering.
- Preferably proficient with Java, but at least knowledgeable of Java, C# or C++;
- Interested in working with graphs (nodes and edges), complex software, in a challenging domain
- Enthusiastic result-driven professional
- Proactive, pragmatic and hands-on attitude
- Committed team player
- Strong communication skills with good command of the English language
- An affinity with logistical system controls is an advantage.
You get the opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande. Our organization has been named for several years in a row a 'Top Employer' and 'Best Employer'. We offer a full-time position in an informal and professional working environment with a lot of possibilities for your own personal development. Besides your primary salary, you will receive the following secondary conditions:
- 27 days of vacations & 3 ADV days
- Flexible working hours
- Training and coaching to support personal development
- Collective pension scheme and insurance facilities for healthcare.
Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. In this world of technology, we believe in people - especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career. This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programs, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands).
If you are ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game.
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