Ampyx Power is one of the most innovative companies around developing an ‘Airborne Wind Energy’ system. We will be launching it on the market in the next few years. Want to join us? We’re looking for a Real-Time Software Engineer to help us achieve our upcoming milestones. Are you an experienced embedded/real-time software engineer who wants to develop highly reliable systems that can operate in safety critical environments? And, do you want to make a unique contribution to a pioneering technology for generating sustainable energy? Then we’re looking for you!
About Ampyx Power
Ampyx Power has the ambition to contribute significantly to the sustainable energy mix by accessing untapped energy resources. We develop Airborne Wind Energy systems with an autonomous aircraft that convert wind at higher altitudes into electricity; a cost effective technology using an abundant natural resource.
Your role includes the following activities and skills
As a member of the software engineering team, you will take joint responsibility in ensuring the successful design, implementation and verification of the PowerPlane software. In particular you will be working on the embedded software for the main flight computers running the LynxOS-178 POSIX RTOS on PowerPC hardware. The role includes:
As an experienced software engineer you have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent) with 5 years of experience in embedded/real-time and UNIX software engineering in the C programming language. You work efficiently in a team and support your colleagues, you are able to proactively pick tasks and take ownership. You adhere to the set of development processes, and contribute to their continuous improvement. You are good at writing technical documentation, you report in a precise and concise manner, and as you will be a member of an international team you are proficient in English.
You have extensive knowledge of the C programming language, and good knowledge of:
It would be great if you also have experience with UNIX kernel development and Agile/SCRUM development processes and software verification (code coverage, unit tests, Hardware-in-the-Loop, etc.).
You will be working on a unique innovation using state-of-the-art technology in an international team of enthusiastic professionals. Our innovation will contribute to a fast transition towards sustainable energy. As a Real-Time Software Engineer you can look forward to:
Ampyx Power is located in The Netherlands in the centre of The Hague, a ten-minute walk from the Den Haag Hollands Spoor railway station. Our office in The Hague is also easily accessible for candidates from, for example, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Delft, Zoetermeer, Leiden, Rotterdam, Dordrecht and Haarlem.
Interested? We’re looking forward to your application. If you have any questions first, please send an email to Layla@ampyxpower.com, we are happy to answer them.
Because we are looking for an engineer with the right skills, we would like to receive the following documents with your application:
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