Software Design Engineer

Development , Engineering , Embedded Software en High Tech in Eindhoven

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Why are we looking for you

The world around us is in a constant race for improvement. Stronger, faster and better are key words. This can only be achieved if technology and technology companies keep on developing and improving the business and the market. NTS-Group is one such company, and our Development & Engineering (D&E) department provides a very important service to our customers. We need you to be part of our technological development; accelerating the future!


What are you going to do

As Software Design Engineer, you will work with (lead) engineers, architects and colleagues from related disciplines and focus on (embedded) software in precision development. The teams you work with consist of people from different competences, such as mechanical, electrical and mechatronic engineers. You will be responsible for translating requirements to a final product. Part of the scope will be testing the results to meet the specifications for reliability and (end-user) usability. Your colleagues involve you in determining technical feasibility and risk analysis.

The Software Design Engineer is part of an Agile software development team whose work is unique in the sense that manufacturing almost invariably plays an integral role in the projects. That is why the in-house NTS manufacturing companies represent key stakeholders who are continuously kept up-to-date through participation in the team's Scrum ceremonies, where you will present the status and progress of your work. Together with the team, you make sure to stay ahead of the change curve regarding market developments, team growth, and personal development in your area of expertise, and be prepared for the challenges of tomorrow.


What skills do you have


(We are looking for the requirements below about multiple colleagues, so it's no problem if you don't meet all the requirements)

You bring a combination of technical background and development mentality to the table. Your main scope and responsibilities would cover a mix of the following competencies and experiences: 

  • Bachelor degree in Software Engineering;
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in development of technical software;
  • Advanced experience on C#;
  • Skills on PLC coding (PLC brand/range selection and programming);
  • Support Software Architect related skills (architecture activities): creating UML designs, detailed estimations, discussions with stakeholders;
  • Knowledgeble in reading UML;
  • Experience with UI (GUI/UX) graphical userinterfaces and interaction, for creating intuitive tool interfaces;
  • Cloud experience (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud); partly for directing external specialists;
  • Experience with databases (in the cloud and on premises); partly for the selection and/or directing of external parties;
  • Knowledge of Machine Vision (Vision Library) would be a plus;
  • Help assess the team's development needs and growth path, i.e.: competencies, tools, skill level, etc.

Furthermore, as a person, you would be best described as follows: 

  • Eager to learn and develop in the high-tech market;
  • A strong teamplayer: constant communication is key;
  • Well-developed communication and social skills. You know how to convey complex topics in understandable wording;
  • Proficient English language skills.


What do we offer

NTS offers the opportunity to work for a successful and dynamic international business with a leading market position and an engaging project portfolio for various customers in the semicon, analytical and healthcare markets. At NTS we highly value our employees: we actively invest in your technical and personal development, while your expertise, energy and commitment is appreciated by means of a competitive full benefit package.

You will be working in a highly complex high-tech environment in semicon, life science and/or analytical. Both mechanical as mechatronical, our projects are characterized on being state of the art solutions. NTS Group is composed of several organisations in the Netherlands, but you will also be working with colleagues in Czech, Shanghai, Singapore and the United States.


What can you expect

This is your opportunity to be involved in state-of-the-art technology together with competent and enthusiastic colleagues and ambitious high tech customers in a pleasant working environment. Our organization has a characteristically informal and friendly atmosphere and our staff looks out for each other. Drive, entrepreneurial spirit, a results-focused mind set and striving to be the best, are what we aim for in everything that we make and do. We will start with a one year contract. After that it can be converted to a permanent contract when the collaboration is successful.

Would you like to know more about this role, or discuss your candidacy in person? Contact our Corporate Recruiter Sabine van Rooij +31 (0)6 21 33 29 11 or


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Je werkt bij één van de leidende toeleveranciers in de high tech industrie. Je bent bevlogen en betrokken bij je vakgebied, net als onze andere collega’s. Tegenover jouw passie en bevlogenheid voor je vakgebied zetten wij volop kansen en mogelijkheden om door te groeien.

Je wilt aan projecten werken die bijdragen aan de technologie van de toekomst. We zorgen er voor dat inhoudelijke projecten en werkzaamheden zo goed mogelijk gekoppeld zijn aan jouw kennis en vaardigheden. Zo helpen we jou en onze klanten om de toekomst te versnellen.

Je bent enthousiast om vakinhoudelijke- en competentiegerichte opleidingen en cursussen te volgen, zodat je jouw kennis en vaardigheden kunt blijven ontwikkelen op het gebied van innovatie, creativiteit, competentieontwikkeling en ondernemerschap.

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