Software Developer

  • Title: Software Developer

    Location: PENKO Ede

    Department:  R&D                                            


    Do you consider yourself to be a talented engineer with a flair for embedded software development and C/C++ programming?
    Are you inquisitive, experimental by nature and looking for a challenging position where you are encouraged to show initiative & be self-directed? If you said yes to these questions, have a Technical Bachelor’s Degree and experience with RTOS/OS, communication protocols like Modbus, USB, TCP/IP, Profibus-DP, Ethernet-IP, you just might be our ideal candidate!

    PENKO is a great place to work – big company benefits, small company feel – and we actively pursue our company mission to have fun and make money. If you’re looking for a challenge and an opportunity to showcase your talents, we’d love to hear from you.

    The specific level of the position will be determined by the candidate's education and experience.

    Representative Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for embedded software development
      • Research new product ideas
      • Makes modifications to existing products
      • Tracks system bugs for maintenance
    • Accomplishes design and development tasks
    • Participates in the review of product requirements and specifications
    • Participates on project development teams and product steering groups as required
    • Creates products, based on defined features and implements solutions
    • Works with Product Managers and other members of R&D for configuration and interface concepts; may act as Product Manager when necessary
    • Produces product specifications and other related documentation
    • Provides on-site technical support for complex systems as required
    • Conducts internal and external training when required
    • Attends trade shows 
    • Assesses competitors and new products for the industry
    • Talks with customers about custom projects
    • Helps to set up, particularly brand new products
    • Talks with customers about product improvements and works on solutions 
    • Maintains previous products and projects by making adjustments or adding new features
    • Collects data and performs market analysis on product & design ideas

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Technical Bachelor’s Degree (preferably Embedded Software Engineering) 
    • Excellent written & oral communication skills in both English and Dutch
    • Project management experience beneficial
    • Ability to guide and interact with others on the team
    • Ability to travel internationally when required
    • Demonstrated ability to dissect & resolve problems, make independent decisions & contribute to the creation of new solutions
    • Ability to understands and apply accepted engineering principles and practices
    • Programming skills: C/C++, Windows, Linux & App development
    • Object orientation design skills
    • Ability to understand and respect existing patent laws
    • Knowledge of RTOS/OS
    • Knowledge and understanding of installation practices and electrical codes
    • Knowledge of communication protocols
    • Ability to read electronic schematics and data sheets
    • Knowledge of weighing regulations beneficial