Junior Application Software Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands

Junior Application Software Engineer

Job description

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.

In order to sustain our growth and realize our ambitious growth plans we are looking for a passionate Junior Application Software Engineer

As a Junior Application Software Engineer you will be part of the Engineering team. This team is divided into three fields of expertise, being Application Software Engineering, Embedded Software 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 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.


  • Understand user requirements for customer applications and contribute to specifications
  • 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 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 are highly appreciated. You get thrilled by delivering state of the art solutions to our customers. You have:

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


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. Xsens in Enschede is close to the University of Twente, part of a high-tech hub in Europe.