Technical software engineer

Technical software engineer

Published Deadline Location
27 Jun 21 Aug Eindhoven

Job description

The researchers in the Humans & Technology (H&T) research theme in this department perform high-quality multidisciplinary scientific research at the intersection of humans and technology, and translate fundamental research insights into viable applications, services, and policies. Researchers use various labs and equipment to perform experiments with participants.

The Social robotics lab consists of a space with various types of intelligent robots. The research in the Social robotics lab aims to create responsible and socially intelligent robots that can be adopted in a wide variety of human environments.

In the Virtual reality lab people can become fully immersed in virtual worlds. On the one hand, this allows us to study behaviour in the virtual worlds, that are invading our life. The virtual reality lab also enables us to precisely track peoples' behaviour. And we can use the virtual reality to create situations that are otherwise very hard or impossible to create.

The position includes software development and support for various labs and equipment including the Social robotics lab and the Virtual reality lab among others.


Software development of various lab applications
  • Development and maintenance of software applications for various labs.
  • Documentation of the developed software.

Virtual reality lab support
  • Development of VR environments and 3D objects.
  • Writing interactive VR applications in Vizard, Unity or Unreal Engine.
  • Maintenance of VR equipment

Social robotics lab support
  • Programming robot actions.
  • Maintenance of the robots

  • Writing instructional material about the use of the software applications.
  • Giving aural instructions to students and staff.


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)


  • A completed degree in Technical software engineering at HBO-bachelor level.
  • Experience with .NET (C #), Python, Lua, Unity and/or Unreal Engine (C++) is an advantage.
  • Communicative and skilled in spoken and written English.
  • You enjoy working in a dynamic environment.

Conditions of employment

What we offer:
  • Working at an inspiring campus where we work for the benefit of humanity and where you have plenty of room for personal development and growth. 
  • The salary is in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement of the Dutch Universities and dependable on education and work experience.
  • You will have free access to internal training programs, and we stimulate your ambitions/ career by facilitating external training programs.
  • We offer a one-year contract, with prospect of permanent position. 
  • An attractive package of fringe benefits, including excellent work facilities, extra holiday allowance 8% in May, end-of-year bonus of 8.3% in December and 41 holidays per year. 

Additional information

Do you recognize yourself in this profile and would you like to know more? Please contact
Mr. N. Abed, coordinator laboratories, n.abed[at], or +31 40 247 8756.

For information about terms of employment, click here or contact
Kim Spinder - van Puijenbroek, HR advisor, HRServices.IEIS[at] or +31 40 247 4465.

Please visit to find out more about working at TU/e! 

We invite you to submit a complete application by using the 'apply now'-button on this page.
The application should include a cover letter in which you describe your motivation and qualifications for the position and your curriculum vitae.

We look forward to your application and will screen it as soon as we have received it.

We do not respond to applications that are sent to us in a different way.

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  • Technical and laboratory
  • Engineering
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • Higher professional education
  • V39.5742


Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

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Make sure to apply no later than 21 Aug 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).