Senior Software Developer Device Control

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Senior Software Engineer

Envision your code running in a state-of-the-art metrology machine.

Full-time · Rotterdam

Nearfield Instruments (NFI) is a fast-growing scale-up high-tech company. We design, develop, integrate, market and service advanced metrology machines. Our machines enables our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to increase the production yields, and thus, functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics.

Founded in 2016, we bring together the most creative minds (approx. 160 employees) in science and technology and develop a one-of-a-kind, revolutionary high throughput Scanning Probe Microscopy system. 

There is not a second one in the world!

Where you will be working?

Within our Design & Engineering department this role is part of the Software Group. This SW Group consists of 5 teams (Architectural, Machine Control, Device Control, Data Science, Integration & Support).You will be part of the Device Control team (12 colleagues). 

What will you be doing?

As senior Software Engineer you take part in all development aspects from design to production. You write high quality, testable and efficient code for our hardware, so a background in semiconductor, medical or close to hardware is very welcome.

You will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Design and implement Software components to control complex Hardware;
  • Initiate and promote new ideas for continuous improvement of the product;
  • Work independently and as a team member (sometimes on a global scale);
  • Maintain existing code.

What experience do you have?

  • 5+ years’ experience in c# SW development/testing/integration, OOP Design/Architecture;
  • Experience in writing software for electronics/robotics/mechatronics; 
  • Knowledge: Communication, External Interfaces, Signal Processing - Advantage;
  • Coding/Design/ Quality: C# is a must, preferences: C++, Python, OOP Design, Unit-Testing;
  • Process and Tracking: Agile/Scrum, Jira;
  • Source Control and Configuration: Git, CI/CD.

What can you expect from us?

Getting on board now is a great opportunity to grow with the company from a technical, personal, and financial perspective. Nearfield's momentum is energetic and promising!

Our starting point is of course to pay someone a fair and competitive salary and besides this we offer you:

  • we value your work-live balance;
  • time for some relaxation: 240 hours of holiday per calendar year (on 40 hours);
  • 8% of your annual salary (gross) holiday allowance;
  • Commuting allowance and Work from home allowance;
  • Discount on your health insurance;
  • We are here to support one another, and colleagues are there to help you. TEAM is very important, Together Everyone Achieves More!
  • Besides a challenging role where you can utilize the full extent of your professional knowledge.

We look forward to hear from you!

If the above challenges excites you, we encourage you to send us your details using the Apply now button on our career site.

Our recruitment process:

  • Screening by Recruiter;
  • 1st interview (technical);
  • 2nd interview;
  • Meeting our CEO;
  • Offer;
  • Onboarding and welcome at Nearfield Instruments!

If you have any questions? Feel free to contact me via:

  • Rutger Schröder - Recruiter
  • +31(0)638721026 or

Recruitment, consultancy and/or other agency?

We appreciate the interest, but we source all our candidates directly. We understand that you as an intermediary want to present candidates to our interesting positions. This is not how we have structured our recruitment.

This means that all profiles offered to Nearfield Instruments will be treated as direct applications. Unless we have explicitly agreed otherwise.