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Senior engineer Application Software IVI

DAF Trucks N.V.

9058714 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

We are looking for an ambitious senior engineer (Application Software) with profound automotive knowledge. Together with the Control System Architect, Hardware/Base Software Engineer and the Product Owner you’ll work on our next generation instrument cluster and in-vehicle infotainment system. These vehicle controllers will be used for DAF and all other Paccar brands (Kenworth/Peterbilt) world-wide.
As Senior Engineer you are responsible for the: 

  • Definition and management of application software requirements throughout the development cycle and after release to production (SOP)
  • Coordination of validation activities, support in defect analysis and resolution planning with appropriate stakeholders
  • Creation of development deliverables according DAF Product Creation Process (PCP)
  • Alignment with all internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Hardware/Base Software Team, Marketing, After Sales, Manufacturing , Purchasing and Supplier)
  • Preparation of system documentation for release to Manufacturing and After Sales


  • Bachelor / Master in Control Theory, Information Technology / Embedded Software, Automotive Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in Embedded Systems development and knowledge of
    • Functionalities within Instrument Cluster/In-Vehicle Infotainment domain
    • HMI/Application software development for infotainment platforms
    • In-vehicle communication (CAN/LIN) and Diagnostics (UDS)
    • Agile/Scrum methodology is a plus
    • Process supporting tools for defect management, calibration and programming
    • Linux/Android/Genivi is a plus
    • Automotive safety and standards like ISO 26262, AutoSAR and SPICE is a plus
    • Process supporting tools for defect management, calibration and programming
  • Ability to collaborate across different groups having varying levels of expertise and skill.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially listening and synthesizing
  • Analytical skills and the ability to abstract from the current situation
  • You are able to explain complex technical information clearly and succinctly
  • Fluent English language required, Dutch verbal and written preferred
 In this role you’ll be reporting to the supervisor of the Application Software team and the responsible Product Owner.


We offer you the first/next step in your career and together with Yacht you will build your career.
During your assignment we will coach you and help you develop your personal and professional skills. There will be a lot of learning on the job and also the possibility to do courses. We will always be in contact for you to make to best decisions for your career and make sure you will always have a challenging assignment.
With regards to the terms and conditions of the contract we strive to give a satisfying contract with our professionals.

Are you an expat coming to the Netherlands? We can image that you have some questions about how this works.
Normally the interviews will happen on skype but a second face-to-face interview is sometimes necessary.
When you are hired for a job in the Netherlands, Yacht will arrange this move for you.
We will arrange the visa application for you (and your family) and look for the appropriate housing for you.
Next to this we will help you get the 30% ruling and Dutch Social Security number.


The department Embedded Engineering is responsible for the development of electronic vehicle systems. The foundations of these systems (hardware and base software) are developed together with several automotive suppliers. The appropriate application software is defined and implemented by a dedicated software team within Embedded Engineering.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Rick Goyen via telefoonnummer 06-10343129

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