Software Starter Traineeship (BSc/MSc/PhD)

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.

We are looking for software graduates.  Do you enjoy mastering the technical complexities of a future precision-engineered mechanical modules. The Software Graduate Program is a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your software career. Join us as a graduate and your first job will be in one of the most advanced software companies in the world, preparing you for a bright future!


We have an offer you can’t refuse:

The Software Graduate Program will gradually prepare you for the first professional job in your career

Our client will invest in your technical skills and soft skills. Skills that will prove to be valuable for the rest of your life

You will work within a highly complex environment alongside with some of the world’s smartest engineers

You will be part of a class of  graduates from all over the world. You will collaborate closely together and who knows, maybe you’ll become friends for life!

The program will contain a combination of class room lectures and hands-on work in some of our projects.

The projects will enable you to experiment with the lessons learnt in a safe environment.


Desired education

have just graduated or are in your final year of study for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (BSc/MSc/B.Eng./M.Eng., PhD)

have a technical field of study (such as Software Engineering, ICT, Computer Systems, Computer Science, Embedded Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Physics, Plasma Physics, Mathematics or similar) 

have a passion for engineering design and programming and are interested in working with large and complex systems.

At our client they use the following traditional languages to build very complex software

from low level hardware drivers to high level system control and physical

modeling: C, C++ or Python.

 Knowledge of some of the following would be preferred:

Programming for operating systems Unix (Solaris), Linux (Oracle) or VxWorks

Working with version control systems and code reviews (e.g. git, Bitbucket)

Experience in network and framework security, motion control

Usage of development tools for modelling and debugging (e.g. MATLAB,  Valgrind , GDB)

Ways of working in software development projects (Agile, Kanban, Waterfall)

Testing and integration

Model Driven Engineering


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.

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 +31 (0)76 548 7373 and ask for Victor Addotey.

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 +31 (0)76 548 7373 and ask for Victor Addotey.