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Vacancy, Reference code SCE00037

Technical Software Engineer (M/F)
Every high-technology product from Yokogawa has to fulfill three basic criteria: Quality, Innovation, Foresight. We are one of the world leaders in industrial automation and control, test and measurement, information systems and industrial services. Besides being high quality, innovative and advanced, our products are also safe and durable. In other words, we supply smart technology, made by smart professionals. Many of our customers are household names in oil and gas upstream and downstream process, power generation, and the petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries.

Continuous improvement. That's a key principle at Yokogawa. It's essential to building our future. Our goal: sustainable growth, satisfied customers and personal development of our employees.

An attractive new European office is under construction in Amersfoort. In 2008 we will relocate there from our three present sites in the Netherlands. This move will efficiently bring together the know-how and experience of our European headquarters, the Dutch sales and service organisation and our European systems engineering centre.

For this strong, international business, we seek young and experienced professionals. Thinkers and self-starters who 'See, Know, Act'. Quick, smart, decisive. But above all, willing to go the extra mile for our customers!

For Yokogawa System Center Europe, based in Apeldoorn (The Netherlands), we seek:

Technical Software Engineer (M/F)

You will be part of the Engineering department which is part of the Process Industry Solutions group of Yokogawa. This group has a strong focus on supplying intelligent added value solutions to our clients in the Process Industry with a focus on the Upstream Oil & Gas markets.
Once an order has been received by Sales the order is handed over to the engineering department where a project team is formed. The project team is headed by a Project Manager in close cooperation with a team of Engineers. In our projects often additional applications, extensions and changes to our standard SCADA and Data Historian products are required. Also engineering tools are used which require further enhancements and maintenance.
As a Technical Software Engineer you will participate in several projects and will be responsible for designing and implementing the additional applications, extensions and changes to our standard SCADA and Data Historian products. On a department level you will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing our engineering tooling. Most of your day to day work will consist of creating the required design documents and implementing the software in .NET, Java and C. Once you have gained sufficient experience with our projects and products you will become a technical specialist who is one of the key advisers for our projects.
  • Design and implement extensions and changes to our standard products in .NET, Java and C;
  • Advise the project team regarding required extensions and changes to our standard products;
  • Design and implement enhancements to our engineering tooling in .NET;
  • Maintaining contact with the client on a technical level;
  • Create project documentation like test plans, manuals, etc..;
  • Report to the project manager;
  • Incidentally participate in the site installation of the system;
  • Introduce and/or preserve the standard of the quality system.
  • A team player who always puts Yokogawa and its solutions in the best possible light, in contacts both within and outside the company;
  • An unbridled interest in the cutting edge of the process industry, industrial automation, SCADA and Data Historians;
  • Several years of experience in a project-based working environment, preferably in the Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical and/or Power business;
  • A motivator and communicator able to communicate easily based on knowledge and experience;
  • Used to work in a multi-disciplinary environment where hardware, software and process knowledge is required;
  • Used to work under pressure with tight deadlines;
  • Successfully completed Higher Technical Education;
  • Several years programming knowledge with .NET, C, Java;
  • Experience with implementing protocol drivers will be a preference;
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Database;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Willing to incidentally travel worldwide
We offer
  • A resourceful, creative, internationally-oriented work environment;
  • Innovative and advanced high-technology products;
  • Prominent global customers;
  • Independence and considerable personal responsibility;
  • A flat organization with short lines of communication;
  • A strategic, long-term business vision;
  • A continuous process for learning, development and growth;
  • A talented team of professional, highly-motivated colleagues;
  • A pleasant, informal atmosphere; an excellent remuneration package.
We'd like to receive your application and reference code by e-mail to Ms. E. Ruisbroek For further information about this vacancy please contact Ms. E. Ruisbroek at +31 33 46 41 742.
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