Software Maintenance Engineer

Almelo, NL
About this position:

Do you want to be part of a business that genuinely values entrepreneurialism, innovation and individual accountability? We focus on our customers and are proud of the difference our technology makes. We partner with some of the biggest manufacturing companies in the world and our technical innovations are used to enhance well-known brands across multiple industries.

Do you want to play an important role in development of our X-ray fluorescence product line? Are you looking for a position in which you can learn the intricacies of our X-ray fluorescence domain, and combine this with your own expertise in software engineering? Do you want to do this within a high tech, international, but very friendly personal environment? Then this is your chance to become a part of our ambitious Software Team!

In this role you will maintain the user software for one of Malvern Panalytical's X-ray fluorescence (XRF) products, which are used for materials analysis in scientific and industrial product and process control. You will contribute to the design, coding and testing of our software.

What will your responsibilities be?

  • You will be working with XRF systems and solving product problems, as they relate to software and related systems engineering issues.

  • You will work independently or in a small team to improve current features in our analytical user software, to test the correct functioning of user software and to assist in test automation and releasing.

  • You will work with and be supported by other teams in a multi-disciplinary environment.

  • You will ensure that the software is robust, resulting in accurate, reliable, and maintainable programs.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

  • You have strong analytical capabilities; you get energy from solving complex problems for a diversity of products and systems.

  • You are strongly results-driven with respect to customer products. You can think and act as an end user with emphasis on key product quality indicators, such as analytical performance, ease of use, robustness, and speed.

  • You want to become familiar with the XRF domain, via hands onto systems, and releasing software.

  • A drive to work in a high-tech environment with the ambition to maintain products with a strong competitive edge.

  • service oriented attitude: listen, analyze and discuss problems with customers, work in a help desk, advice and provide short-term and long-term solutions

  • flexible: switch between subjects and priorities, adjust plans when needed

  • You have worked with Agile development processes.

  • You are familiar with user software and test methodologies.

  • You are fluent in English and prepared to (learn to) understand Dutch.

Great to have?

  • Computer science (BSc), and experience with technical automation and affinity with one of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics.

  • Affinity with laboratory equipment and/or strong affinity with analytical techniques.

  • Experience with C#, VB6, COM components, and WPF.

  • Working knowledge of MVVM, agile methodologies and test-driven development.

  • Experience with BDD.

  • Experience with maintaining software and systems

When you join?

  • Your career will take off with a comprehensive induction programme. We then continue to support and develop our employees by improving their skills, knowledge and performance by in-house, on-the-job training, and external training.

  • We value entrepreneurship and commitment by offering real career possibilities.

  • You become part of a growing company where you can shape the future of our work processes.


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Posted 30+ Days Ago
Job ID: 2442