Periode: Long term or fixed contract
TechNature develops and commercializes vision & robotics solutions for natural objects, such as: fruit, vegetables and flowers. They use their know-how about the agricultural domain to develop solutions that elegantly deal with quality variation present in agricultural production. Their technological innovations increase efficiency of production processes and typically result in a better product quality and lower production costs.
As an application engineer you are part of a team that develops new imaging and automation solutions for applications with fruits, vegetables, eggs, crops and flowers. One can think of sorting machines, plant inspection systems, camera-based quality assessment, smart data analysis systems, internet-of-things devices etc. The application fields typically involve horticulture, arable farming and the processing industry. Depending on your skills you will develop imaging algorithms, machine control systems, and/or data analytics systems, usually through iterative development and prototyping. We request a pro-active attitude, fine analytic skills and dedication to really finish the work.
Your day-to-day job involves a mixture of about 50% software development, 20% hardware development, 20% on-site testing and customer contact, and 10% training and meetings.
-Training and monthly coaching meetings
-Competitive salary based on your skills and experience
-A one-year contract and a permanent position afterward
-Flexible working hours
-Informal company culture
-A highly skilled team that will trigger your creativity and widen your skill set.
-Close contacts with end customers to experience your work's impact for daily practice
-A lot of fun!
-0-5 years of experience as a developer of applications
-A completed HBO or University degree in electrical/mechanical/agricultural engineering, informatics or equivalent
-Skills in a significant subset of the following programming languages: C#, C++, Halcon, OpenCV, C, R, Microsoft Office, NoSQL, SQL
-HBO+ or WO work- and reasoning ability
-Willingness to work according to lean methodologies such as Lean Startup and Getting Things Done (GTD)
-Dutch and English fluency is preferred. English-only is possible as well, as long as you willing to learn Dutch
-A basic interest in agro applications is required. Experience in agriculture is even better
-A developers drive and learning attitude