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Software Applications Engineer

To further strengthen our EMEA team we have a vacancy for a Software Applications Engineer (SAE) who will support our team in Enschede, The Netherlands.

As SAE you will be involved in the complete product lifecycle with focus on customer specific releases of our embedded and data driven software solutions.  The position will include being involved in the specification and development of software applications as well as direct integration support including onsite technical support with our customers ‘at key times’ in the development and deployment of the projects. The SAE will also be responsible for communicating with customers and to other members of the development and deployment teams so that all issues are understood and customers’ expectations are managed.

The SAE is a member of the software development team and will report to the local engineering lead in Enschede (dotted line) and into the Software Application Engineering team Manager in San Mateo CA.

The SAE has regular contact with software development teams, application engineering, program management and sales in own territory as in other areas worldwide. Customer contacts are engineers at major  OEM’s for STB’s OTT’s, mobile phones, tablets, TVs, and other consumer electronics products.

Core Responsibilities

Position includes software development of the core products and services as well as providing direct and indirect customer support of those products.

  • As member of the software development group:
    • Support of new feature implementations and product releases.
    • Manage customer deployment tasks in online project management system.
    • Issue/bug resolution and sustaining support of existing releases.
    • Generate and validate customer/platform specific SDK’s.
    • Assist customers with integration of the SDK’s within their products.
    • Participate in dialog with other developers in discussing current and proposed architecture, defects, enhancements and other issues.
  • Work with and maintain automated build and test framework.
  • Understanding of software development life cycle.
  • Maintain and publish detailed build test strategies, test plans, test cases and test reports.
  • Work directly with FAE and Product teams to support.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, with ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects in a timely manner in a fast-paced environment.

Role requirements

  • Required – Energetic and a natural innovator.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • B.S. degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience development in the following programming languages: C/C++ and Java.
  • Experience with the following RF technologies:  BLE, RF4CE, ZigBee.
  • Experience with the following technologies:  Web Services and JNI.
  • Experience with Android and Linux platforms.
  • Wi-Fi, HTML 5, iOS and Windows 8/10 is a plus as well as experience with automated test frameworks and embedded devices; TV, STB, Game platforms.
  • Experience troubleshooting networking issues.
  • Working knowledge of Agile development methodologies and software development life cycle.
  • Solid understanding of software fundamentals.
  • Experience with creating and executing software build scripts.
  • Experience working with international colleagues or clients.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to customer and UEI sites within the US, EU and Asia.

For this role also (foreign) candidates who are willing to relocate or willing to work from their home office and travel to Enschede on a regular base are invited to apply.

Our offer

Be part of a Team that has a true passion for innovation and technology. Those passions resonate worldwide throughout all of UEI’s locations with talented innovators, Engineers and Designers. Team members are focused on improving the user experience while solving industry and consumer challenges.

UEI offers talent the opportunity to develop one’s self and grow both horizontal or vertically throughout the global organization.

Contact details

For more information about UEI and the role offered, please contact Rianne Schutte – HR Manager at / +31 534888000

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