Network & Software Engineer Unmanned Systems

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Do you like developing software for cool innovative technical applications such as unmanned and autonomous sailing systems? Do you enjoy working together in a small and close-knit team? Then this position as a Network & Software engineer is for you!

About Demcon

Each of our companies distinguishes itself in its own field with unique expertise, skills and products. In doing so, they help clients perform better, work more sustainably and achieve more. From a passion for technology, our companies are able to join forces. By sharing knowledge and working together, we make more social impact. Demcon unmanned systems bv is a developer and manufacturer of electric autonomous unmanned vessels for various maritime applications.

What are you going to do?

In this role, you will work on the software development (C++, CMake and Qt) for the unmanned craft and autonomous navigation technologies. Your focus will include data communication, internet and network security issues. In this, you take initiative and are creative, know how to tackle challenging problems and love developing new functionalities. You keep an overview, have an eye for quality and help team members with development. You participate in the entire process of software development from design, simulation to implementation and maintenance for existing vessels and systems. Relevant projects include setting up networking protocols and their architecture. Securing existing systems (cybersecurity) and also setting up a VPN. We work in a Linux environment but with Windows compatibility.

No requirement but bonus projects include: scripting in shell& bash, setting up severs and maintaining them, managing the infrastructure (CI/CD)

What do you bring to the table?

  • A completed technical college/university education, e.g. Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar;
  • At least 5 years’ work experience in software development, preferably within different projects;
  • Enthusiasm, you are interested in the latest developments in the field of unmanned and autonomous systems;
  • Coding skills, you are able to set up code and system testing.
  • Experience in C++ and Linux;

What do we offer you?

At Demcon, you will join a growing and innovative company.

Entrepreneurial as we are, we are fully committed to solving complex technical challenges. With our multidisciplinary teams, we take ownership of projects by providing our customers with working solutions and offering them added value. This creates many opportunities for you, including a wide variety of work and opportunities to develop your career. Both through hands on experience with great projects, and through our internal knowledge expansion programme, Demcon Academy, you will have every opportunity for professional growth. We encourage our employees to take their own initiative and facilitate this by offering you the right conditions in an open and promising environment. 

Furthermore, you can count on:

– A good, competitive salary;

– 31 days off and 8% holiday pay;

– A good pension scheme with Zwitserleven;

– Follow training or courses via the Demcon Academy to further develop your knowledge;

– A laptop from work;

– Active staff association (monthly activities such as drinks and an annual Demcon weekend) and annual sports events.

Thanks to our enthusiastic and committed colleagues, the company culture can be described as informal and open with short lines of communication.

Do you have any questions about this position?

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application procedure.

Does this vacancy appeal to you and are you curious about the application process? This goes as follows:

1. Apply
You have applied! We will discuss it internally and respond as soon as possible.
2. Phone call
We got acquainted briefly and want to get to know each other better.
3. First call
See if there is a match from both sides and if the expectations are correct.
4. Second call
We investigate a possible collaboration more closely.
5. Offer
We both see the match! Let’s make you a suitable proposal.
6. Contract
Your response to the offer is positive. We are going to finalize the collaboration!