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Software Engineer

  • Location

    Amersfoort, Utrecht

  • Sector:

    Embedded Software/Hardware

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to €55 per hour

  • Contact:

    Muhammad Javaid

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -052019-83641_1571404078

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Your role

  • Work on BroadForward's next generation product suite with high-performance, multi-threaded, real-time software solutions, based on Linux and the latest software development tools and technologies
  • Translate (client) requirements into product requirements, and subsequent software engineering disciplines: architecture, design, implementation and test
  • Provide support for technical queries and conversations with our sales organization as well as our partners, customers and prospects
  • Assist in (pre-)sales activities, such as preparation of RFI/RFP responses (technical sections)


  • Talented and passionate professional, with at least 5 years of experience with software solutions in the Telecommunications industry
  • Expertise in next generation IP networking, especially in solutions architecture in the Telecom domain
  • Knowledge of Telecom network architectures, components, protocols and their usage
  • BS degree in Telecoms, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and hands-on technical experience in the following technical areas:
    • C programming language in a Linux (RedHat) or other Unix OS environment
    • Network protocols (TCP/IP, and one or more of Diameter, HTTP, RADIUS, SS7) and network protocol programming (sockets, stack development) incl. analyzing network traces (Wireshark)
    • Real-time software development
    • Multi-threaded programming
    • Preferably: High availability solutions
    • Preferably: Virtualization solutions
    • Preferably: Unix scripting (shell, Perl, Python)
    • Bonus: 3GPP and IETF protocol standards
    • Bonus: SNMP and Network Management Systems
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Able to read, write and speak English, including technical terminology
  • Experience working with external clients, at multiple levels
  • Self-starter, pro-active, able to take initiative and to work independently
  • Based and allowed to work in The Netherlands
  • Willingness to travel to international customer sites