Robotics Software Engineer

Robotics Software Engineer

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24 May 1 Jul Delft

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Job description

In the role of robotics software engineer at SAM XL you will be working on cutting edge technology in the field of smart manufacturing. This role allows for implementing both existing research, as well as your own novel ideas into usable (ROS) software components. You will get the opportunity to work on all parts of the robot software stack and for the specific role some emphasis on Inspection using sensors and software development for mature robotic solutions.

Your Route

You will join a young and ambitious team that has a strong drive to introduce world-class robotics applications into industry! We offer you a working environment which is a mix between university, industry and scale-up, joining a motivated team that has big plans for the future, with access to industrial manipulators, AGVs and state-of-the-art sensors. You will work together with many of the leading entities in different industries. In short; we will create the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential!


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)


You Bring:

  • MSc. (or Ph.D.) in Computer Science, Robotics or a related field with a minimum of 3 years of related working experience.
  • Experience with C++ and/or Python.
  • Familiarity with ROS/ROS2 is a plus.
  • Willing to work on MVPs and phases toward product realization.
  • Explore and expand existing SAM XL software.
  • Understands Agile/Scrum.
  • Able to work in a team and where needed take ownership.
  • Able to communicate own work within the team and outside SAM XL

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

  • A salary based on scale 10 of the CAO for Dutch Universities with a minimum of
    € 3.226,00 and a maximum of € 5.090,- gross per month based on a fulltime contract (38 hours), plus 8% holiday allowance and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.
  • An excellent pension scheme via the ABP.
  • The possibility to compile an individual employment package every year.
  • Discount with health insurers.
  • Flexible working week.
  • Every year, 232 leave hours (at 38 hours). You can also sell or buy additional leave hours via the individual choice budget.
  • Plenty of opportunities for education, training and courses.
  • Partially paid parental leave
  • Attention for working healthy and energetically with the vitality program.


Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!


Faculty Aerospace Engineering

The Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology is one of the world’s most highly ranked (and most comprehensive) research, education and innovation communities devoted entirely to aerospace engineering. More than 200 science staff, around 270 PhD candidates and close to 3000 BSc and MSc students apply aerospace engineering disciplines to address the global societal challenges that threaten us today, climate change without doubt being the most important. Our focal subjects: sustainable aerospace, big data and artificial intelligence, bio-inspired engineering and smart instruments and systems. Working at the faculty means working together. With partners in other faculties, knowledge institutes, governments and industry, both aerospace and non-aerospace. Working in field labs and innovation hubs on our university campus and beyond.

Click here to go to the website of the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.


  • Technical and laboratory
  • 36—40 hours per week
  • €3226—€5090 per month
  • University graduate
  • TUD05364


Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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