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Product Owner Robotic Software

Product Owner Robotic Software

  • Eindhoven
  • Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Master (WO)
  • Vast
  • VDL ETG Projects

The world around us is changing at a rapid pace. The use and development of robots and artificial intelligence are indispensable in many sectors. That is why VDL ETG has set up a new company CropTeq Robotics, specialized in autonomous robots for the agricultural sector. Do you have a passion for the latest state of technology in robotics and artificial intelligence? Do you want to use your knowledge and experience to build working robots? In your role as Product Owner Robotic Software, you will have the opportunity to participate in the further development of our robots. Are you up for the challenge?

Product Owner Robotic Software

Job description

As product owner robotic software at CropTeq Robotics you are responsible for the development of the software platform of our robots. From drawing up the Software specification and architecture to the realization and quality control of the software for our robots. Furthermore, you are responsible for setting up the control strategy, developing it including writing the software( or having it written), participating as a product owner in the various software development scrum teams, simulating and testing the SW, both at VDL and on location at a customer. You will work with specialized artificial intelligence companies to make use of the latest possibilities of the Deep learning technology. Curious about our robots, for example our leaf cutting robot? We are happy to tell you more about this special robot. On our website you can already find some more information.

Your profile

You have a master’s degree in (technical) Computer Science and have thorough knowledge of platform development for product families and experience or affinity with AI, Robotics and HW/SW interfacing. In addition, you have demonstrable work experience in the field of SCRUM, ROS2, C++, Python and Docker. Knowledge of PLCs, Path Planning, Vision and AGVs is recommended. Other important characteristics for fulfilling the Software Architect function are:

  • You are a team player; 
  • You have good communication skills, both in the internal organization and towards the customer; 
  • You are able to switch quickly, have analytical skills and have a helicopter view if necessary; 
  • You are willing to occasionally travel internationally.

What do we offer?

  • You are part of the international, industrial family business VDL Groep, where continuity is of paramount importance; 
  • Working together in a professional way in an informal, no-nonsense environment where open communication predominates; 
  • Plenty of room for personal development and entrepreneurship; 
  • Excellent employment conditions and good career opportunities.


Is your interest aroused and do you meet the profile? Then we would like to receive your CV and motivation for this vacancy! Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

Company information

Do you like to think along about how to convert the production of a prototype into an industrialization process in an innovative way? Then you've come to the right place at VDL ETG Projects. We realize unique mechanization projects at home and abroad. You are involved in the entire process, from idea to realization of a complete production line. For example, for the (mass) production of chips, flexible solar cells or the conversion of plant residues into biogas. We offer you challenges in the field of engineering (mechanical, electrical and software). Do you like variety in your work and technical challenges within an open and informal working atmosphere? Then take up the challenge with us! #LI-GH1


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