Best, NB, Netherlands

PLC Software Engineer

 Job Description:


Heliox - Future-proof rapid charging solutions driving a cleaner tomorrow

We are very excited to be searching for an experienced PLC Software Engineer to join our team, and we hope it's you!

Your role:

As the PLC Software Engineer at Heliox, you will work in a welcoming and professional Software Testing and Development team. You will be responsible for translating (software) requirements into well documented software design, after which you will implement in compliance with this design document. Unit/function level testing and supporting integration or system level testing will also be part of your responsibilities, when required.

In this role, you will report to directly to the R&D Manager.


Your responsibilities:

  • Writing PLC code in CoDeSys 2.3/3.5.
  • Writing unit/functional tests in CoDeSys 2.3/3.5 or in an external tool talking to CoDeSys 2.3/3.5
  • Creating software design documents
  • Solving complex issues
  • Attending product development team meetings
  • Participating in software development meetings.
  • Supporting in integration/system level testing.
  • Writing software related documentation (e.g. release notes, configuration manuals, etc.).
  • Together with your team, continuously improving the software development and testing process.


Required qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's (HBO) or Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, or other software related education;
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a similar position, within a high-tech organization;
  • Full proficiency of English (native or near native level) - Dutch is a bonus!
  • Knowledge of PLC software development (IEC61131)
  • Knowledge of CoDeSys 2.3/3.5 (not a must, but a bonus)
  • Affinity with electric vehicles and charging stations


Who you are:

A true software developer; you are able to develop software from A to Z (from design to release) and you quickly understand new software related architectures, designs, and decisions. You like to deliver high quality work. You can teach non-technical colleagues new software concepts and, therefore, you are able to translate software concept descriptions to understandable, non-technical descriptions.

You have a pro-active, flexible attitude and you are a social, professional team-player in a multidisciplinary team.


We offer you:

A challenging, pivotal role within a dynamic, international scale-up organization – and:

  • a competitive salary, depending on your experience and competences;
  • holiday allowance, pension scheme, flexible working hours, 31 holidays, travel cost allowance, training, etc.;
  • a laptop and a mobile phone;
  • an open environment where you can grow and develop yourself;
  • energy at our office, with our fresh coffee (ground beans), our electric sit-stand desks and a selection of fresh fruit!

Recruitment agencies: we prefer to find our newest Helioxers ourselves. Please don't call us - we know where to reach you in case we need help.




About Heliox

We design, build, install, maintain and monitor smart energy management solutions, tailor-made for all vehicle types, that support any business’ e-mobility transition.

Heliox provides world class smart energy management solutions that are tailored and scalable within a fast changing e-mobility landscape. We are working towards a sustainable world where a seamless charging experience is the standard for every electric vehicle, and this transforms the way we power our everyday.

Founded in 2009, Heliox is the market leader in fast charging systems within public transport, e-trucks, passenger vehicles, marine, mining and port equipment. In 2017, the company installed one of Europe’s first and largest rapid charging networks for the e-bus fleet in Eindhoven, The Netherlands; and over the past two years, has created ‘model city’ energy ecosystems around the world in Den Bosch, Netherlands, Glasgow, Scotland and Montgomery County, Maryland. Operating globally, the company is headquartered in the Netherlands with local presence in Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and the United States.

At Heliox, we're committed to equal employment opportunity and we prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender , gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We strive to be a more equal opportunity workplace everyday.




  Required Skills:

Software