Junior Software Engineer

Xsens is the leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology and products. Its sensor fusion technologies enable a seamless interaction between the physical and the digital world in applications such as industrial control and stabilization, health, sports and 3D character animation. Clients and partners include Electronic Arts, NBC Universal, Daimler, Autodesk, ABB, Siemens and various other leading institutes and companies throughout the world.

Xsens is a Fairchild Semiconductor company, an industry icon delivering power solutions for the mobile, industrial, cloud, automotive, lighting, and computing industries. Xsens has offices in Enschede, the Netherlands and Los Angeles, California.

Junior Software Engineer

We are currently seeking a C++ software engineer for development of all our product lines, especially the MVN products. You will be working together with an Agile/Scrum team on development. The work varies from delivering GUI improvements to implementing protocols for communicating with new hardware as well as sensor fusion. The focus is on delivering best-in-class products while providing a smooth user experience. The job is at our office in Enschede.

Enschede, The Netherlands



As a junior software test engineer you will be working closely together with other software and hardware engineers in small Scrum teams, but we also expect you to work independently. You will validate fixes and changes in the software, which are made by the development team and perform tests for software releases. Next to manually testing our products, you also develop, analyze and maintain tools that support and automate (scripting) processes for testing product releases. All the test cases and results are maintained in a test management system. You will create and update test cases and fill out results in this system.



  • Bachelor’s or Masters’ degree in Computer Sciences or a closely related field
  • 0-3 year working experience
  • Excellent knowledge of C++, Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and (preferably in) Dutch
  • Knowledge of Qt, Microsoft Visual Studio and the Dutch language are preferred
  • An EU work permit is preferred



Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company. Our team can be characterized as spontaneous and driven, with a passion for technology and a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development.

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


Are you ready for the next step in your career? Send your motivation and CV to [email protected] before May 15nd, 2016. For more information about Xsens, please visit www.xsens.com.



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