To strengthen the development team VSTEP is looking for a Software Engineer. You will be part of our development department which develops our maritime training simulator NAUTIS and the virtual incident training for first responders RS.

Job description

Your daily activities will be:

  • Designing and programming new simulation software components
  • Debugging, bug fixing, analysing problems and improving performance
  • Assisting your team members and reviewing their code
  • Giving input to project leaders and management regarding your specialization


You have: 

  • Solid programming skills in C++, C#, Java or PHP
  • Experience with real-time 3D engines
  • Good knowledge of mathematics or physics
  • An open source code or example of projects that you’re proud of
  • Any other evidence of your passion for building great software
  • A track record of getting stuff done

You are:

  • A team player who is also able to work in independently
  • Willing to learn to work with UnigineScript
  • Fulltime available and eligible to work in the Netherlands

Our offer

  • A professional, informal work environment, in the middle of Rotterdam – our HQ is located right across the Central Station
  • The chance to work on different international projects where there will be time to work on details, which make our software stand out
  • Working with top of the line technology, building software for Class A simulators with an experienced team
  • You can choose your own working hours between 07:00 and 19:00
  • 25 annual holidays
  • The possibility of arranging partially remote work
  • Competitive salary and benefits like a healthy lunch and travel expenses


Do not hesitate to contact our HR department if you have any questions via +31 (0) 10 201 4520.

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When you are ready to apply please send your cover letter, resume and portfolio to our HR department via We look forward to hearing from you!

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