Today, we have around 100 colleagues fulfilling a diverse range of IT roles across our business units and the central IT department. IT capabilities are of vital importance to our research projects. As part of a multidisciplinary project team, you will have responsibility for all IT aspects within our research projects.

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EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Genk
IT
Description: 

Geen Engelse vacaturetekst beschikbaar aangezien kennis van het Nederlands noodzakelijk is voor deze vacature. Link naar de Nederlandse vacature.

AZURE ARCHITECT/SOLUTION DEVELOPER

Genk
IT
Description: 

EnergyVille is a collaboration between the Belgian research partners KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt in the fields of sustainable energy and intelligent energy systems.

 

For EnergyVille, VITO is looking for a driven Azure Software Architect/Developer to strengthen the research group Algorithms, Models, and Optimization (AMO). Our researchers and developers focus on discovering, leveraging, and valorizing flexibility in energy supply and demand as a key to increasing the use of renewable energy sources. They develop and implement advanced, data- and model-driven control algorithms and software systems for energy devices, energy management systems, and energy markets. More information: www.energyville.be

Interest to contribute? Read on!

  • You work in a team of researchers advancing mathematical, model based, decentralized, and/or data driven techniques that enable a higher share of renewables and developing novel solutions for the practical challenges within the energy infrastructure. You contribute actively to the team with your software development and software architecture expertise and overall resourcefulness.
  • You interface with researchers in the domains of electrical grids, electrical storage, thermal energy systems, energy markets, e-mobility, etc., and provide performant and practical solutions for their challenges.
  • You interact with internal and external software development partners, and from your expertise are capable of challenging and negotiating the proposed solutions.
  • You, together with your colleagues, coach and assist researchers in the definition of software requirements, software processes and work out solutions that comply with their needs.
  • You translate requirements into a good software architecture, taking into account scalability, security, stability, flexibility, and cost.
  • You explain, advice on and defend the defined solutions as well as long term strategies to team and project leaders, advisory board members, and upper management.
    You aid in the development of PaaS and/or on-premise solutions together with software developers and infrastructure engineers.
  • You interact with software architects and developers of other VITO departments to find synergies and possible joint efforts.
  • In time you may take on a technical coordinating role.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER AZURE/IoT

Genk
IT
Description: 

EnergyVille is a collaboration between the Belgian research partners KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt in the fields of sustainable energy and intelligent energy systems.


For EnergyVille, VITO is looking for a driven Software Developer for Azure solutions/ IOT specialist to strengthen the research group Algorithms, Models, and Optimization (AMO). Our researchers and developers focus on discovering, leveraging, and valorizing flexibility in energy supply and demand as a key to increasing the use of renewable energy sources. They develop and implement advanced, data- and model-driven control algorithms and software systems for energy devices, energy management systems, and energy markets. More information: www.energyville.be


Interested to contribute? Read on!

  • You contribute actively to the team with your software development expertise, IT administration skills, and overall resourcefulness.
  • You interface with researchers in the domain of electrical grids, electrical storage, thermal energy systems, energy markets, e-mobility, etc., and provide performant and practical algorithmic solutions for their challenges.
  • You advise and participate in the development of (IoT) solutions for research, deployment in field trials and valorization.
  • You support the development and implementation of specialized software from inception/prototype stage up to production grade.
  • You take responsibility for software quality and availability, data engineering, and porting of research applications to PaaS cloud and/or on-premise solutions together with infrastructure engineer(s).
  • You continuously learn and improve your skills in software development and IT and are open to learn more on the neighboring energy domains. You actively explore novel technologies and frameworks.
  • You work as part of the team as well as independently, you share your expertise and proactively advise on methods and components.

FRONT END DEVELOPER

Mol
IT
Description: 

No description available in English since Dutch is required for this position. Link to the Dutch vacancy.

REMOTE SENSING SOFTWARE DEVELOPER / DESIGNER

Mol
IT
Description: 

VITO's Remote Sensing unit develops and operates innovative Earth Observation systems that help to monitor and understand some of the major social and economic challenges our planet is facing. For this we work with systems that acquire data from satellites, manned aviation and drones.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join us in developing robust and scalable data processing systems for Earth Observation. A typical processing system starts from raw sensor data acquired  by a satellite or drone and converts it into value-added information while a combination of image processing and machine learning techniques are applied. The processing systems can be deployed on dedicated hardware or on various cloud environments.

 

As a software developer / designer you will:

  • Create production software components, analytics applications and data visualization
  • Work together with architects, subject matter experts and product owners
  • Provide support on customer issues
  • Provide support in writing project proposals