Software engineer autonome systemen

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Imagine contributing to the safety of the Netherlands and Europe as an engineer!


Each one of our companies differentiates itself in its own domain with unique expertise and skills. This way they help customers improve their performance and achieve more. On the basis of their passion for technology our companies are able to combine forces. By sharing knowledge and working together we increase our social impact. Demcon management & support is a developer and producer of technology and innovative products that contribute to solutions for technical and social problems.

What are you going to do?

DEMCON Defense & Security Systems (see defense & security – Demcon) collaborates with the Dutch ministry of defence on a number of topics: energy supply (electricity, heat, cooling) at a large scale, such as for vehicles or bases, and at a smaller (portable) scale; and autonomous systems, the development of technology for unmanned and (semi) autonomous systems.

As software engineer you will work on the design and implementation of the software architecture for autonomous systems. They can be small scout robots, but also larger vehicles that have to navigate autonomously; or even small drones that are controlled from within a vehicle.

Your responsibilities may include:

Architectural design

– Interfaces and communication, internal and external

– Separation of concerns



– Testing and verification

– Deployment

You will work in a team of experts in the fields of autonomous navigation, localisation & mapping and system engineering, on simulation and realisation of modern autonomy technologies and systems.

What do you bring?

  • A college or university degree in computer science or similar;
  • Experience in software design;
  • Experience with things like python, C++, C#, ROS2, Unity, Gitlab CI/CD, Docker;
  • A broad technical interest;
  • You are result-driven, have an eye for detail and communicate clearly;
  • You know or are willing to learn Dutch.

What do we offer you?

At Demcon we value a nice workplace. For example, we have good coffee and there is free fresh fruit waiting for you every week. There is also a lot of personal attention and we discourage overtime because we know how important home is.

Furthermore, you can count on, among other things:

  • A good, market-based salary;
  • 31 days off and 8% vacation allowance;
  • A good pension plan at Zwitserleven;
  • The opportunity to follow training and courses through the Demcon Academy so you can further develop your knowledge;
  • A laptop and telephone from work;
  • Bicycle plan;
  • Active personnel association (monthly activities such as drinks and an annual Demcon weekend) and annual sporting events.

Do you have any questions about this position?

Do you have any questions about this position? We will be happy to answer them. Call toGeert Folkertsma (manager engineering)at 088 115 2000

Have we aroused your interest for the position of software engineer? Then we look forward to receiving your cv. You can apply via the application button.

Acquisition based on this advertisement is not appreciated.

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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!