DAF 2501 Function Lead Engineer Application Software/ Senior Engineer Appl. sw.

DAF Trucks N.V.
  • Eindhoven
  • Detachering
  • WO
  • 37 uur
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Peter Groeneveld senior recruitment consultant

Function Lead Engineer Application Software

Technical lead on all embedded systems supporting electric driven trucks with strong analytical and interpersonal skills

Job description

For the Embedded Engineering – Platform Development department we are looking for a Function Lead Engineer. As Function Lead Engineer you are responsible for the technical lead on Application Software (ASW) for all the embedded controllers we customize to support electric driven trucks.

Your responsibilities:

• Monitor and discuss technical status of function/ASW development for electric truck related embedded systems with the internal stakeholders; technical status relates to both issue resolution and change requests;

• Create functional reference architecture and Software Architecture Design (SWAD) templates;

• You work closely together with the domain specialists; you coordinate domain exceeding activities within the platform and distribute domain specific activities according the functional reference architecture;

• Align with external stakeholders to be prepared for upcoming functions and features in future projects;

• Supports Product Owner on Functional and Application SW related topics

In the position of Function Lead Engineer you will report to the Engineering Supervisor Application Software.


Job profile

• Education on Master level with a specialisation in control theory, mechanical- or automotive engineering;

• At least 5 years of relevant experience in the electric powertrain functional domain

• Knowledge of embedded software design processes and experience with real time embedded systems;

The following requirements are nice-to-have:

• Knowledge of model-based design techniques, preferably in Matlab/Simulink and Stateflow;

• Experience with agile/scrum;

• Experience with process supporting tools for defect management, calibration and programming;

• Knowledge of (CAN) communication and diagnostics;

• Knowledge of automotive safety and standards like ISO 26262, AutoSAR and SPICE.


• Analytical skills and the ability to abstract from the current situation and to explain complex technical information clearly;

• Strong interpersonal skills, especially listening and synthesizing, and the ability to collaborate across different groups having varying levels of expertise and skill;

• Fluent in the English language - effective communication in both verbal and written form. Willing to learn the Dutch language.


Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. 

Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals. 


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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Peter Groeneveld senior recruitment consultant


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