Software Platform Engineer

Software Platform Engineer

Software Platform Engineer

Eindhoven, Netherlands

Full time

Master degree

General overview

About Us

Where Light Meets Digital – EFFECT Photonics is a highly vertically integrated, independent photonic semiconductor company addressing the need for high-performance, affordable optic solutions driven by the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth and faster data transfer capabilities. Our teams are made up of professional, highly skilled, energized, and enthusiastic people who share a passion for developing and creating high-volume, world-class solutions. We operate globally, and our teams work collaboratively to make EFFECT Photonics a very dynamic and rewarding place to work.

About the position

EFFECT Photonics is looking for an experienced – Software Platform Engineer (SW Infrastructure)

We are seeking an experienced software engineer to manage our R&D department software infrastructure. You will have a key contribution in automation, implementation, development, and deployment of our software framework, cloud solutions and database infrastructure. Applications range from data acquisition on advanced R&D setups using ATE (Automated Test Equipment), to cloud storage and analysis with Python-based frameworks. Your role will be to write SW code and interface and manage the cloud and database applications. You will be responsible for the development of different web interfaces to facilitate and automate the R&D testing processes. This is done by designing web-based views or windows-based GUI’s and advanced data processing and analysis methods. You will be based in the R&D team in a high-tech environment, so overall technical affinity is a plus in order to be successful in this role. Activities include the development of GUI’s and cloud applications based on team’s requirements, close collaboration with R&D Design and Validation engineers for data analysis and processing solutions and acting as the overall design authority.

Role responsibilities

  • Full ownership and first point of contact for R&D software infrastructure.
  • Build and maintain python GUIs understanding architecture and trade-offs,
  • Manage and improve R&D databases (PostgreSQL, MongodB)
  • Manage cloud applications/business logic like frontend (JavaScript), (Python), Azure, Docker, Kubernetes.
  • Responsible for code quality (code review, way of working)

Interface with technical teams and translate requirements into SW solutions.

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About You

We want you to bring your expertise, experience, and passion for Software Development to the forefront of our organisation, helping us to create a world class company with a world class reputation.

Required / Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Masters degree MSc. in the field of Software Development with at least 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Profound knowledge of Python and C++ coding.
  • Affinity and interest working in a high-tech environment.
  • Broad experience interfacing with Cloud and Database applications.
  • Experience in designing Graphical User Interfaces.
  • General knowledge of optical components and optical and electrical test equipment is a plus.

Reward and Benefits

Benefits are a critical component to consider when taking on a new challenge, but because we are a global company, benefits may vary by location.

Here’s what you can expect from us regardless:

  • An exciting working culture where everyone’s point of view has real value
  • An environment that embraces collaboration
  • A competitive salary that reflects our ambition
  • A flexible benefits scheme with health, dental and 401(k) - US Based Roles
  • Paid time off (vacation days) plus statutory annual holidays
  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR – stock program)

We look forward to receiving your application, if you have any questions, please get in touch with our recruitment team.

Email: - No agencies please!

Effect Photonics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Effect Photonics complies with all applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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