Best, NB, Netherlands

PLC Software Engineer

 Job Description:

PLC Software Engineer

(32-40 hrs p.wk.)

Heliox is a market leader in the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure sector, with a leading e-mobility Platform to support the change within Urban Transportation.

We provide world class smart energy management solutions that are tailored and scalable within a fast changing e-mobility landscape. Due to our continued success we are seeking a PLC Software Engineer to join our innovative team.

In 2021/22 we have continued our growth as the Market Leader in eBus Infrastructure across Europe, and now we need people as excellent as our existing team and Products to support our expansion!

Curious about our mission? Check this 1-minute film starring our chargers at Schiphol:

The role:

As a PLC Software Engineer at Heliox, you will work in a welcoming and professional Software Testing and Development team. In total, the organization consists of 240+ colleagues.

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.

You will report to the R&D Manager.

Your main tasks and 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

Solve 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.

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.

This is on your CV:

A bachelor (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.

You have knowledge of:

  • PLC software development (IEC61131)
  • CoDeSys 2.3/3.5 (not a must, but a bonus)
  • Electric vehicles and charging stations

We offer:

A challenging and pivotal role within a scale-up company with a mission to make the world a better place. We have an open environment where you can continuously develop yourself. And:

  • a salary between € 3500,- and € 4500,- gross per month (full-time), depending on your experience and competences.
  • good fringe benefits such as profit sharing and a personal bonus (both performance dependent), flexible working hours, 31 vacation days (FT), and training opportunities.
  • a laptop and a mobile phone.
  • Energy at our headquarters in Best, with fresh coffee (ground beans) and a selection of fresh fruit.

Recruitment agencies: we prefer to recruit our newest Helioxers ourselves. We will not react to calls or mails, we know where to reach you in case we need help!


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Any questions? Call our Corporate Recruiter Debby Bastiaansen (06-11183562).

Also want to become a Helioxer but in another function? Please check out our career page and follow us on LinkedIn!

An assessment may be part of the selection process.


More about Heliox:

Heliox is a company in the Brainport area that is growing rapidly! Four years ago, we were with 30 people, now we are with over 240 Helioxers and in 2022 we expect to grow even more! Our (fast) charge systems have been installed in more than 20 countries all over the world. Over the last couple of years, we have won the prestigious FD Gazelle Award 4 times for the fastest-growing company in the Netherlands. We have also won the VDV award for best electrical charging infrastructure and we are very proud of that.

We achieve short process times through our short communication lines and processes. This enables us to deliver custom made products in a short time window. We barely know any hierarchy; everyone is equal. Our employees represent over 30 nationalities. Continuous growth makes our jobs dynamic, but we always look out for each other; we trust one another, and we can always count on each other.

Our core values: Sustainable – Cooperative – Exploring – Sincere – Ambitious - Proud

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