Software Engineer

Department/faculty: Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Level: Higher Professional Education +
Working hours: 32-38 hours weekly
Contract: 2 years, with the intention of a permanent contract
Salary: 2465 - 4084 euros monthly (full-time basis)

Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) is known worldwide for its high academic quality and the social relevance of its research programmes. The faculty’s excellent facilities accentuate its international position in teaching and research. Within this interdisciplinary and international setting the faculty employs more than 1100 employees, including about 400 graduate students and about 2100 students. Together they work on a broad range of technical innovations in the fields of sustainable energy, telecommunications, microelectronics, embedded systems, computer and software engineering, interactive multimedia and applied mathematics.

The Department of Microelectronics has a strong interdisciplinary research and education programme in the areas of

1. health and well-being,

2.  autonomous systems,

3. next generation wireless and sensing technology and

4. safety and security.

With 11  IEEE Fellows among the staff, an excellent microfabrication infrastructure, electrical and physical characterisation facilities, and a strong international academic and industrial network, the department provides high-level expertise in each of these areas throughout the entire system chain. 

Within the distributed radar program, the Microwave Sensing, Signals and Systems group performs research on building situation awareness with multiple spatially distributed sensors (ground and crowd surveillance, weather and automotive radars). Our group performs theoretical and experimental research over a complete chain of radar operation, ranging from electromagnetic waves radiation, propagation and scattering through analogue and digital microwave signal processing to detection, positioning and tracking, navigation, classification and imaging of objects in complex environments. More on the research can be found at

Job description

The MS3 group currently has an opening for a Software Engineer. The Engineer will work on:

• Development of Radar Control and Data Acquisition software for operational meteorological and automotive radars;

• Radar Data Processing, Radar Control, Data Visualization for the same radars;

•  Support of experimental Radar Research, System Measurements, Testing and Performance Verification by development of test software and operating such software during tests.


We are looking for someone with an HBO or WO education in Computer Engineering, Embedded Software or comparable; acquaintance with signal processing; experience with high throughput data processing and parallel processing (CUDA/OpenCL); acquaintance with FPGA is an advantage; good programming skills in C++; basis knowledge of analog and digital electronics; stronlgy developed analytical skills, interest for innovation and focus on quality; good skills in written reporting; good communication skills in English and Dutch.    

Conditions of employment

TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers childcare and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

Information and application

For information about this vacancy, you can contact Fred van der Zwan, Sr. Technician, email:, tel: +31 (0)152784879.

To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV along with a letter of application before September 1, 2018 to Ms. L.M. Ophey,

When applying for this position, please refer to vacancy number EWI2018-48.


Enquiries from agencies are not appreciated.


Faculty Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Higher Professional Education +
Working hours
32-38 hours weekly
2 years, with the intention of a permanent contract
2465 - 4084 euros monthly (full-time basis)

Closing date
Sept. 1, 2018
Vacancy nr.


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