Veldhoven, NB, Netherlands

PLC Engineer

 Job Description:

PLC Software Engineer 

Are you looking forward to joining us in making an impact in cleaner, greener energy for big public & commercial transport solutions?

Curious about our mission? Check this 1-minute film starring our chargers at Schiphol: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWqV3iWWhBk


The role:

As a PLC Software Engineer, 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 degree in Computer Science, or other software related education;
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in a similar position, within a high-tech organization;
  • Full proficiency of English, 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 competitive salary, good fringe benefits such as 2 month bonus, flexible working hours, 31 vacation days (FT), and training opportunities.
  • a laptop

Energy at our headquarters in Best, with fresh coffee 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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More about Heliox:

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. We design, build, install, maintain and monitor charging solutions to power a cleaner tomorrow. In 2017, Heliox installed one of Europe's first and largest rapid charging networks for the e-bus fleet in Eindhoven, The Netherlands; and over the years, we reached more than 125 global cities like: Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Paris, Glasgow, Singapore, Milan, Amsterdam, Wiesbaden, Bilbao, Manheim, Luxemburg. Operating globally, the company is headquartered in the Netherlands with local presence in Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and the United States.

Our company is unique, with lots of freedom and room for creativity. But with stiff goals and ambitions, too. We need to perform and we are looking for the best. When others push you back and say it cannot be done, you will prove them wrong by finding alternative ways. If you need to run the extra mile, you will do it. Because you make our ambitions happen.


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

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