Junior Software Test Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Junior Software Test Engineer

Job description

Do you get thrilled by delivering best-in-class applications? Do you have a background in (software) testing? 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 Software Test Engineer at Xsens

As a Junior Software Test 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, research engineers and members of the engineering team you make sure product quality requirements are met by defining test requirements and cases. In the product definition phase you make sure that test requirements are included in the product design.

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 testing applications and features for Xsens’ product lines. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands.

Key challenges:

  • Understand application requirements and translate them into test cases
  • Interact with product management, lead engineers and developers to design tests
  • Performing tests on multiple platforms; Windows, Linux, embedded, mobile
  • Perform (field) data collection
  • Design, develop and maintain automated tests


Xsens is looking for an independent and proactive Junior Software Test 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:

  • Python and/or C# programming skills
  • A Bachelor/Master's degree in Computer Science or related
  • High proficiency in English and preferably in Dutch as well
  • Result driven and detail oriented 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.