Junior Application Software Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Junior Application Software Engineer

Job description

Do you get thrilled by developing software applications and features? Do you have a background in Computer Science and excellent 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 a Junior Application Software Engineer at Xsens

As a Junior Application Software Engineer you are responsible for developing applications and features for Xsens’ product lines. 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. You will be part of the Engineering team, this team is divided into three fields of expertise, being Application Software Engineering, Embedded Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering and Quality Assurance. These teams work closely together to develop groundbreaking products. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Key Challenges

  • Understand user requirements for customer applications and contribute to specifications
  • Make software designs and implement them into our products
  • Develop new applications and app, maintain existing application software products
  • Design, develop and implement unit tests and functional tests
  • Improve the user interface, data processing and product installation


Xsens is looking for a proactive and enthusiastic Junior Application Software Engineer. Someone who thrives in an environment where your can-do attitude and creative approach to problem solving is highly appreciated. You have:

  • A Result driven, conscientious and team player personality
  • Excellent communication skills in English, preferably Dutch as well
  • C and C++ programming skills
  • Knowledge on QT for GUI development, knowledge App development in IOS and Android is a plus
  • A Bachelor/Master's degree in Computer Science or related

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.