Application Software Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Application Software Engineer

Job description

Do you get thrilled by delivering best-in-class applications? Do you have a background in application software development and do you have C/C++ programming skills? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!

Your role as an Application Software Engineer at Xsens

As an Application Software Engineer you will be working on products that focus on capturing, processing and sharing data on body and motion. These products provide premium solutions for animation, human motion measurement, sports, healthcare and industrial applications. Together with product management you help translate their product requirements into workable solutions and give estimates on the implementation effort.

You will be part of the Engineering team. This team is divided into four fields of expertise, being Application Software Engineering, Embedded Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering and Quality Assurance. You will be working in an Agile/Scrum team, in which you will be developing applications and features for Xsens’ product lines. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Key challenges:

  • Make software designs and implement them into our products
  • Develop new applications and apps
  • Maintain our application software products
  • Design, develop and implement unit tests and functional tests
  • Improve the user interface, data processing and product installation
  • Interact with lead engineers, embedded software engineers and hardware engineers for product development
  • Work together with Quality Assurance to design and specify tests for application software


Xsens is looking for an independent and proactive Application Software Engineer. Someone who thrives in an environment where your can-do attitude and creative approach to problem solving are highly appreciated. You get thrilled by delivering state of the art solutions to our customers. You have:

  • C and C++ programming skills
  • Knowledge on QT for GUI development
  • Knowledge on App development in iOS and Android platforms is a plus
  • A Bachelor/Master's degree in Computer Science or related
  • High proficiency in English and preferably in Dutch as well
  • 3 - 5 years’ experience as an Application Software Engineer
  • Result driven and conscientious personality
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player mentality, but is also capable to work independently

Working at Xsens

Xsens is more than a leading innovator in the field of 3D motion tracking technology. Working for Xsens is working with colleagues that are inquisitively and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our team. The team consists of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for movement and technology.

Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.

We encourage interested candidates to apply directly at Xsens, we do not wish to involve a recruitment agency to fill this position.