Best, NB, Netherlands

Embedded Software Tester

 Job Description:

Embedded Software Tester

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 an Embedded Software Tester 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:

Do you get how Hardware and Software integrate?

Do you have affinity with electronics?

Are you a tester?


As an experienced Embedded Software Tester, you have a pivotal role within Heliox. Without you, e-mobility will have to take a loss, because electric buses and trucks will come to a halt. Taking on this role will mean for you that you can make an immediate contribution to cleaner air in urban life.

You will be responsible for testing our (fast) chargers’ software, by creating test processes and tools throughout the product development life cycle of our (embedded) software. You will take the lead in developing testing frameworks, to bring the efficiency and effectiveness of our quality assurance to the next level.

In this role, you will:

  • define, develop, implement, and execute reusable, flexible, accurate and well-documented test plans for our (embedded) software.
  • work with specifications, tooling, technical documentation, existing use cases and business requirements.
  • propose improvements to address the identified problems, which you will follow up on and, when they are value-adding, embed them in the testing frameworks.
  • design and setup test frameworks for both software testing (SIL) and hardware testing (HIL).
  • follow the market developments concerning standardization of manual and automated testing and you will translate its evolvement into the daily operation. Therefore, you are aware of the applicable market standards (e.g., IEC 61851, ISO 15118, OCPP, UL, etc.).

You are a member of the Systems Engineering & Testing expertise group and will work in cross functional project teams within the Heliox organization.

You are:

Very strong in troubleshooting and making root cause analyses. You build partnerships and you display yourself as a strong team player. You have a high sense of accountability and you follow up on commitments of yourself and of others. You always go for the best solution and you achieve excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality and reliability. You show these competencies by being:

  • a strong analytical thinker, with attention for detail;
  • action oriented;
  • an excellent communicator;
  • unafraid of taking the right decisions at the right time;
  • proactive and taking the initiative.

This is on your resumé:

  • HBO - B.Sc. in the field of (Embedded) Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience with testing software.
  • 3+ years use of Python, C/C++ and/or CODESYS.
  • 2+ years of experience with creating automated test suites / frameworks for software and API testing (SIL).
  • Understanding of operating systems (Embedded) Linux and RTOS.
  • Good verbal and written skills in English.

Other (preferred) experience:

  • Multidisciplinary knowledge about electronics, software, and hardware.
  • Knowledge of Agile/SCRUM practices.
  • Hands-on experience with creating hardware in the loop (HIL) testing setups.
  • Being able to understand (embedded) hardware documentation.
  • Knowledge about continuous improvement lifecycle.
  • Experience with integrating tests into a DevOps pipeline (Jenkins, Bitbucket, SonarQube).
  • Experience with charging of EVs (IEC:61851).
  • Knowledge of risk analysis and of FMEA.
  • Certified for ISTQB or TMAP.
  • Any skills in the Dutch language are a bonus, but not a must.

We offer you:

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

  • salary between EUR 45.000,- and 55.000 gross per year (full time), depending on your experience and competences, and including 8% holiday allowance;
  • profit sharing scheme and personal bonus (both dependent on your results/impact), pension scheme, flexible working hours, 31 holidays, travel cost allowance, training, etc.;
  • a laptop and a phone
  • an open environment where you can grow and develop yourself;
  • energy with our fresh coffee (ground beans) and a selection of fresh fruit;
  • a mini match of table football in your break time, or you can make grilled cheese sandwiches.

N.B.: Recruitment agencies: we prefer to find our newest Helioxers ourselves. Please do not call or mail us, we know where to reach you in case we need help.


Do you also feel the energy while reading this job content? APPLY!

(A motivational letter is not needed, but you are always welcome to send us one, you can upload it too. )

Any questions? Call our Corporate Recruiter Debby Bastiaansen at 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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