Specialist Engineer

Den Haag - Zuid Holland - Netherlands - Industry - High Tech - Engineering & Design - Professional Bachelor

Are you an specialist engineer with experience in the industrial automation with affinity with programming languages Basic, C, C++ and C#. We are looking for you!

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Lieke Dijkman, Account manager

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About this role

To test the software we make in the office they use simulators. Next to the testing purpose we also use simulators for demonstration activities and to train operators. Based on a growing demand for simulators for our projects we will expand our team to be able to take up this new work. Therefore we are looking for 2 Specialist Engineers in The Hague who will be participating in testing the in-house made software against these simulators. The Specialist Engineers will also be participating in the development of these software test simulators for harbor cranes.
You will be working in complex projects dealing with the integration of a diversity of systems like: Automation and subsystem software, S7 PLC’s, HMI systems, interfaces, drive systems and sensor systems. A typical projects last for 1 to 2 years and is realized with development / design and testing in Holland & Germany followed by pre-commissioning in China and is finalized at the end customer location.

What are your responsibilities? As a simulation and testing engineer you test the engineered solutions by using simulators and you create the test documents based on the functional specifications. You also prepare reports and documentation of the testing results, perform Integral functional tests and acceptance tests together with client and manage the development of a simulation platform for software testing. Building physic simulation models and design and prepare simulation software is also one of the responsibilities.

About you

  • Completed hbo / TU degree in Electrical Engineering / Industrial Automation / Mechatronics or similar
  • At least 3 years proven experience in the field of simulator development or testing activities
  • Knowledge of and experience with SIMATIC S7 programming languages
  • Knowledge and experience of SIMIT is a preference
  • Knowledge and experience with Unity 3D
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Affinity with the programming languages Basic, C, C++ and C#
  • Knowledge from container cranes and or container terminals is a preference
  • In possession of an ISTQB certificate or similar is a preference
  • Business fluent English, ideally Dutch and if possible German

What we offer

Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent. A few examples are price reductions at CZ Health Insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies.

About us

Our customer is one of the global key players in the crane electrification and automation business. More than 5000 container cranes world-wide are driven by Siemens automation technology. One of our latest developments is fully automated harbor cranes. The first fully automated terminal is operational and this blueprint will be transferred to automate other terminals worldwide.


  • Vacancy number: PUB156225
  • Location: Den Haag
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: High Tech
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Sunday, May 5, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Lieke Dijkman

Account manager Brunel Netherlands Rotterdam

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