Schneider Electric Offsite Development Engineer in Baarn, Netherlands

Permanent Contract

Schneider Electric Software

Schneider Electric is an innovative and trusted provider of software and services that improve productivity and profitability for production, manufacturing and infrastructure industries. Our software solutions allow customers to deliver sustainable performance with flexibility and agility to address evolving market requirements.

Why join us?

First and foremost is our open approach. It’s about providing an environment that encourages personal growth and recognizes and rewards success. Schneider Electric offers a clearly different employment experience than other global organizations. We don’t place limits on what people can achieve.

We do this by:

  • Providing an exciting and challenging environment in a respected, highly successful and growing company where success is built by the people who work here
  • Being performance-oriented: developing, recognizing and rewarding a ‘can-do’ approach, great performance and personal achievement
  • Expecting colleagues to challenge each other and continuously seek opportunities to do things better
  • Valuing people who solve problems and thrive on challenges
  • Creating new opportunities for personal growth by supporting the training and development of our people
  • Working collaboratively with others to achieve shared success
  • Being open and transparent as an organization
  • Encouraging people to make a positive contribution and express their point of view without fear
  • Providing an environment in which people can shape their own career paths
  • Nurturing courageous people who want to make big things happen – and providing them the environment to do it
  • Manage a number of software deployment and projects
  • Gather client requirements and feedback, working with consultants and product managers to develop a project plan and ensure a viable implementation
  • Develop a trusted relationship with the customer through delivering their requirements
  • Oversee project team interactions coordinating project elements and communicating project progress, both internally and to customers
  • Plan transition of responsibility to support team once project delivery is complete
  • Work with senior technical staff to improve and mature deployment project management processes

Job Profile

Work Environment:__

As an Offsite Application Engineer you will work for our Advanced Applications group in Baarn. Our group of about 40 enthusiastic engineers develops software solutions targeted at optimization of workflow and processing for refineries and petrochemical terminals. Project execution often requires cooperation with other foreign Schneider-Electric offices. Besides developing the software, we execute projects where our solutions are applied on a global scale.

Tasks and Responsibilities:__

  • Participating in the design and implementation of our software solution
  • Writing project and/or technical documentation
  • Manage the implementation of an assigned project or task
  • Performing internal and external (customer) tests
  • Installation and start-up of projects at site.

You will support:

  • The Product Development of software packages of the Offsite solution suite.
  • The implementation of Advanced Application Projects, typically for the Oil & Gas industry.

Required skills and competencies:

In this job you should have a pragmatic work attitude, be a team player, be flexible and result oriented. Your background should provide you with sound technical and application knowledge.

Specific requirements that are considered necessary for this function are:

  • Bachelor or master degree in engineering or related discipline
  • Experience in an application engineering environment
  • Knowledge of Gensym G2 language is preferred
  • Basic knowledge of DCS and/or industrial automation systems
  • Knowledge of current IT techniques and languages, like RDBMS (Oracle, SQL-Server, JAVA, Dotnet)
  • Knowledge of current IT techniques and languages, like RDBMS (Oracle, SQL-Server, JAVA, Dotnet)
  • Good IT knowledge, experience with database systems
  • Good communication skills
  • Be willing to travel up to 15% of the time.


Fluent in English and preferably Dutch both spoken and written. Other foreign language(s) highly appreciated.

Salary and Benefits

This role enjoys a salary of up to €55,000 pa depending on background and experience.

Our benefits package includes a discretionary annual bonus scheme, annual leave, a competitive contributory pension scheme, and health and life insurance cover

Diversity is our heritage and our future. Be a part of it.

At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture and identity. We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.

We are always open to a conversation around flexible working.

Please apply online.

Legal Disclaimer

The Schneider Electric industrial software business and AVEVA have merged to trade as AVEVA Group plc, a UK listed company. The Schneider Electric and Life is On trademarks are owned by Schneider Electric and are being licensed to AVEVA by Schneider Electric

Primary Location: NL-Utrecht-Baarn

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 004747