Company: Petroplan London
Skills: IT - Programming & Database, IT - Software Development, IT - Sys Admin & Support
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Netherlands

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.


As an embedded software engineer, you will be responsible for the development process, source control, versioning and release management. You will be working in close cooperation with the electronics engineers. Due to the nature of the products, you are equally comfortable coding in C and C++ with extensive knowledge of Linux and RTOS. A good knowledge of electronic hardware is essential for this position.

In this position you will get the opportunity to integrate and test your software together with the complete installation. This requires you to occasionally travel abroad to join offshore fieldwork.

Position requirements:

  • Bsc or MSc in electronics or computer science;
  • Demonstrated experience with C and C++;
  • Experience with cross compiling and remote debugging under Linux;
  • Knowledge of microcontroller architectures;
  • Knowledge of communication protocols such as Ethernet, CAN, I2C
  • Knowledge of electronics development;
  • A medical examination for offshore work may be part of the selection procedure for this job.

What our client offers:

You work in motivated teams with colleagues from all over the world. They provide geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions to contribute to a live-able world. As a market leader in geo-information, they offer a unique combination of state of the art technology, software development and engineering for our clients.

They also offer excellent remuneration and employment conditions such as a good pension and a collective medical insurance. And just as important a challenging job with a lot of variation, room for own initiative in an informal and professional working environment. Personal development by training and relevant courses is highly stimulated by our client.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.