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C/C++ Innovation Engineer

  • R0007343
  • Netherlands
  • Nootdorp
  • Regular

Job Description

The Job

You will join our team located in Fugro Innovation Centre in Netherlands (Nootdorp), but on a typical day you will virtually travel the world and team up with our most experienced Engineers, including Chief Architect and Product Owner, who will guide you in your daily tasks. 

Your role

  • Software design, development and testing for embedded systems on-board LEO satellites;
  • Definition and implementation of software interfaces for machine-to-machine communication;
  • Preparation of automated test and integration environment;
  • Development support to the GNSS algorithm team.

Your Department

The Satellite Positioning Group is a global, virtual team within Fugro, delivering premium 24/7 positioning service based on our proprietary reference receiver network with GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) receivers on all continents. 

Our mission is applying that experience and grasp new opportunities arising from a changing world. One of the initiatives we are currently working on is high accuracy real-time navigation in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). Over the coming decade, mega constellations of small satellites deployed in LEO will deliver services for truly global connectivity, internet for all, IoT and new space endeavours. These constellations will need accurate and trusted positioning solutions

What you bring along

  • Proficient programming skills (C/C++ development);
  • 5+ years of work experience in production-ready software development;
  • Knowledge of space-based protocols and interfaces (i.e: CSP, CAN, SpaceWire) is a plus;
  • Experience with Embedded Systems (i.e: Zynq 7000, FreeRTOS) is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) is a plus
  • Ability to work autonomously in a global, international and multi-disciplinary team

You can count on these employment conditions

  • A good salary;
  • 29 holidays per year based on a fulltime employment (of which 4 are appointed by Fugro management) and the possibility to purchase 12 additional days; 
  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally;
  • Flexible working hours and in accordance the opportunity to work from home;
  • Commuting allowance;
  • Modern pension scheme;
  • Collective health insurance;
  • Good parking;
  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;
  • Coaching options through our EAP (Employee Assistance Program);
  • 2 x per week fresh fruit at your department.

Are you interested?

Please visit our Company Page to find out more on what it is like to work at Fugro. 


If you have any further questions, please contact Bianca Schraag, Corporate Recruiter, tel. +316- 28352861.

After you have applied 

  • You will receive an automated confirmation-email of the receipt of your application.  
  • When we see a match, we will invite you for the first interview within a couple of days. Of course, you will also receive a message if we will not invite you;  
  • After a successful first round, you will be invited for the second round. 
  • If we are both still positive after the second interview, we will make you an offer, and with that we hope to welcome you at Fugro!

We offer:

As the world’s largest integrator of geotechnical, survey, subsea and geosciences services, we offer talented individuals almost unlimited growth potential.

As a Fugro employee, you will get to work with talented people on a global scale who contribute as a team to our corporate strategy. Additionally, you will have access to ongoing training and development which will sharpen your skills and broaden your knowledge and abilities.

This combination of experience, ongoing training and development, and working with great people will allow you to grow your career and explore new opportunities with Fugro around the globe.

How to apply?

If you are interested in this role we look forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please click on our ‘apply’ button and upload your resume and cover letter.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated.