R&D Software Architect

R&D Software Architect

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Software architect

Your department

Research and Development (R&D) plays a key role in the continuous investment in new products and technologies to strengthen our position and differentiate our products. Software has become an integral part of our products and systems therefore we invest in people to create the most added value!

The Loopsorter team develops complex sorting solutions for parcel, airports and warehousing platforms.

Your responsibilities

As Software Architect you will be responsible for the translation of the requirements into software demands, setting up and monitoring the software architecture and for setting up the requirements in case of new functionality. You will meet other software architects to ensure the overall software architecture of our software platform that is being designed and implemented.

You will lead the process for one or more teams implementing this new software platform. In a SCRUM-team of professionals your technical knowledge and competencies will be leading and will be the base for your discussions with the Product Owner. Apart from your tasks as a software architect you will also lead by example by taking up lead development activities within the team.

Your qualifications and skills

If you’re a proactive, enthusiastic, result-driven and versatile software architect with a pragmatic hands-on attitude, you will excel at:

  • Leading the software design of microservices within the new software platform

  • Defining technical user stories

  • Implementing SW Designs and component requirements

  • Aligning the software architecture with other software-, and system architects

  • Acting as a knowledge holder on the SW architecture

  • Leading the team as a developer during the implementation phase

  • Challenge and influence team members to excel

  • Taking part in an Agile (Scrum or Kanban) team

  • Maintaining the product backlog together with the Product Owner

  • Providing support within the team

You should also have the following qualifications / have a working knowledge of

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent

  • Experience as a software team lead and/or lead developer

  • A selection of contemporary languages and frameworks. E.g. C++98, Linux, Profinet, Modbus, Event Driven Architecture (Micro-services), Real time kernel, Debian, SOLID Principles, Design patterns, Architecture patterns

  • Domain driven design and behaviour driven development

  • Knowledge of-, and experience with (implementation of) Microservices architecture

  • Knowledge about Material Handling processes, and/or logistic trade and the skills to transfer them into usable concepts and architectures is an advantage

  • Experience in a multi-disciplinary project organization

  • Requirements Management, Change Management, Version Control and Test management tools

  • Continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps

  • The Agile methodology, including Scrum and Kanban

  • Both oral and written English. Dutch is an advantage

What we offer 

In the challenging and responsible position of Senior Scrum Master , you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of opportunities for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future. 

  • On top of your fixed salary, you will receive the following secondary benefits: 

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days). 

  • Flexible working hours. 

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office). 

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport. 

  • Working from home allowance. 

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on health insurance. 

  • On-site company health centers with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. 

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills. 

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives. 

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista. 

Diversity & Inclusion

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Your application
If the role of R&D Software Architect appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and cover letter. For more information about selection process please contact

Juliëtte van Kraaij, Recruiter, via +31 413 495 181 or juliette.van.kraaij@vanderlande.com

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