Software Test Engineer Hightech

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.

Would you like to ensure a good efficient testing and qualification of new system software? Do you have experience with system software testing in high tech industry? This might be the job for you!

As Software Test Engineer you responsible for test cases on system level as much as possible, thereby guaranteeing that those test cases can and will be run.


Create and improve test cases that mimic the customer use of the Hightech systems to improve the overall software quality

  • Test case definition

Based on feedback received from customers or via others means, determine how the customer use the Hightech systems. From this information define test cases to be implemented.

  • Test case implementation

Based on the framework, implement the defined test cases. The test cases are to be used on different test platforms, such as on a simulation environment or actual systems. The implemented test cases are to be used by the team itself, as well as test release teams and software development teams.

  • Continuous improvement

New issues coming from the field or factory must be analyzed why they were not caught in our own tests, and preventive actions must be defined to make sure future testcases will capture these issues.


Education: Bachelor or Master degree in: Computer Science, Physics, Electronics, Mechanics, Mathematics or comparable

  • Experience in testing high-tech systems
  • Experience deducting test plans from documents and implicit knowledge of people
  • Experience with programming/scripting/automation (Unix/Linux, Python)

Personal skills

  • A strong communicative personality with a pragmatic attitude. 
  • Excellent cooperation skills. 
  • Flexible and goal oriented, able to realize progress within an uncertain and rapidly changing environment. 
  • Good knowledge of the English and Dutch language. 
  • Takes ownership and is decisive


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.