Software Test Engineer

Organisatie- en afdelingsomschrijving

Our client is a successful Dutch high-tech enterprise that produces complex lithography systems used by chip manufacturers in the production of integrated circuits. Our client is at the cutting edge of this technology and delivers systems to all the world's leading chip manufacturers. The companies employees are among the most creative talents in the fields of physics, mathematics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and software. Every day they collaborate in close-knit multidisciplinary teams in which members listen to and learn from one another and exchange ideas. It is the ideal environment for professional development and personal growth.

The company is headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

For our client, we are looking for a Software Test Engineer. The Software Test Department specifies, executes and controls the testing and integration of the various software systems into a software release.


As a Software Test Engineer you will build up the function level software test competence and automation in accordance with our standards. You will work closely with other Scrum team members, the Software Project Lead, and Application Engineers. In your responsibility as a Test Engineer you will effectively propose, and implement balanced and realistic solutions to improve software product verification. Among your tasks are:

  • Identifying and prioritizing gaps in test coverage (risk based testing)
  • Test specification in line with the overall test strategy
  • Test automation
  • Creating solutions for missing or failing test cases
  • Deploying customer use cases
  • Reporting on software test status on both unit and function level
  • Have a hands-on role in the implementation of test improvements
  • Build and spread test competence and methodologies


  • 1-5 years of experience in a high-tech organization
  •  Experience in testing high-tech systems
  • ISTQB certificated
  • Experience deducting test plans from documents and implicit knowledge of people
  • Experience with programming/scripting/automation (Unix/Linux, Python, C, C++, C#)
  • Good knowledge of the English language and preferably Dutch
  • Living in the Netherlands, Belgium or Germany

Desired personal skills

We expect you to be a good communicator, team player, flexible, self-starter, to take initiative and to be result oriented.

Desired education

Bachelor, Master degree, PDEng or PhD Computer Science, Physics, Electronics, Mechanics, Mathematics or comparable


The right candidate will be provided a challenging and varied position in a professional, high-tech environment. An appropriate salary, future prospects and excellent benefits are evident. After a period of secondment and functioning properly, you can be contracted by our client.

Inlichtingen bij

Do you feel you are the most suitable person for this position or do you have any further questions?

Send your CV to or call 040-4015200 and ask for Steven Hendriks. 

Solliciteren bij

Do you feel you are the most suitable person for this position or do you have any further questions?

Send your CV to or call 040-4015200 and ask for Steven Hendriks.