Software Engineer

  • Tech & Data
  • De Lier, Netherlands

Software Engineer

Job description

Are you the Software Engineer that will contribute to our innovative process controls? We are looking for someone to join our team!


Climate for growth
It is Priva's mission to create an optimal environment in which both plants and people can work, grow and develop. We offer global solutions for horticulture, building automation and everything in between. We are leading in the development and production of technology for optimizing environmental conditions and processes.


Our ambition is to be known as the leading technology and service provider for sustainable urban deltas. We are proud that our solutions result in a reduced consumption of natural resources, and contribute to several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), most notably SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy), SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) and SDG 9 (Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure). To fulfill our mission and ambition, we are looking for dedicated colleagues.


Your future ecosystem

Our Product Development department exists of over 120 colleagues, divided over more than 20 teams that go by self thought up names like “Mavericks”, “Rangers” and “High Five”. These self-managing teams work in an Agile way and usually exists of Back-end Developers, Front-end Developers and a Tester. In our app teams, we work on our new Priva solutions for both buildings and horticulture. Next to our app teams, we have three platform teams that build the back-end components that are used by our app teams. This platform is used to fulfill our purpose to become a data driven organization.

As Software Engineer, you will join a team of Control Application Engineers. The team is responsible for building process controls using a software product line approach. Currently we are reinventing our current product line platforms to align it with our data services strategy. You will work closely together with the Platform Architect and Control Application Developers, who are part of your team.

How you add value

You will be responsible for the design, realization and implementation of a toolchain for the Application Engineers. This involves:

  • Improving the prototyping and simulation experience of the engineers.
  • Maintaining and extending Domain Specific Languages (DSL’s) and associated code generators.
  • Implementing model verification techniques.
  • Managing build and release pipelines.
  • Supporting Application Engineers with modelling problems.

Job requirements

Who you are

We are looking for a team player who takes initiative, shows ownership and is enthusiastic about Priva. In addition, we could be a match if:

  • You have a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering;
  • You are an excellent software designer and you have a good understanding and knowledge of model-driven software development and associated techniques, such as model verification;
  • You have a couple of years of working experience in a (back-end) development role and experience or affinity with Python, JavaScript, Azure, Docker and preferably Jupyter, C ++.

What you get

In numbers:

  • A gross salary based on your experience in the range of € 3.000,- and € 4.500,- based on 40 hours a week;
  • We find a healthy work-life balance important: working flexible hours combined with 30 vacation days a year and the option to buy more;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • Travel allowance of € 0,19/km with a daily maximum of 150 kilometer.


For your own sustainability:

  • Join our collective health insurance;
  • Be secured with our pension plan;
  • Feel engaged and join our participation plan;
  • Keep on learning with your personal education possibilities and budget;
  • Be happy and fit by using our healthy cafeteria, our free on-premises fitness where you can participate in Crossfit, Pilates and Spinning classes or play table tennis or foosball.


Does all of this make you smile? Feel free to apply below or contact us for further information. We are keen to tell you more about us, our vision and future.


A screening procedure can be part of our selection process.