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A career at QPS

At QPS you work at the forefront of technical automation, in a horizontal organization that is driven by knowledge. Your ingenuity and initiative can grow to their full potential. Our company culture is informal, open and friendly. We provide excellent possibilities for training while we take your personal ambitions and employability into account. You will find challenge and variation in an innovative, dynamic and international environment. We provide a good salary and a complete package of secondary working conditions.


If you are interested in a position, contact us at:

QPS
Attn. Manager Human Resources
Huis ter Heideweg 16
3705 LZ Zeist
The Netherlands

email : vacatures@qps.nl

US office
Attn. Manager Human Resources
104 Congress St., Suite 304
Portsmouth, NH 03801
USA


email : jobs@qps-us.com

Canadian office
420 York Street, 3rd Floor
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 3P7
Canada

email : jobs@qps.nl

 

Currently we have the following positions available:

     

    Expiration date
    May 31, 2015

    Location
    Portsmouth, NH

    Contact
    Teri Bridges
    bridges@qps-us.com

     

    What you will be part of

    Quality Positioning Services BV (QPS), headquartered in Zeist, The Netherlands, is an independent software design company founded in 1986. QPS subsidiary offices are located in Banbury UK and Portsmouth USA and in Fredericton Canada.

    QPS’s suite of software packages are industry leading interactive 4D geo-spatial processing,  visualization and analysis tools that include QINSy, Fledermaus, Qastor and Qimera.

    Your role

    This individual will work within our team of support and sales staff in the following areas;

    • Answer front-end support questions.
    • Plan and conduct trainings in the Americas with 50% of your time in travel.
    • Provide technical support for the sales team.
    • Visit and give demonstrations to potential clients, on-site and online.
    • Investigate and re-create user problems and organize internal support data.
    • Attend conferences when needed.

    Your experiences and skills

    • BS/MS in Hydrography, Survey Engineering, Geology, Oceanology, GIS or related geospatial degree program and a minimum of 4 years of experience, or a diploma in a geospatial field and at least 6 years of experience.   
    • Significant experience using Fledermaus as well as geospatial applications such as GIS.
    • Able to work comfortably in a Windows, Linux or OS/X environment.
    • Familiarity with common GIS raster and vector data formats.
    • Strong analytical, communication, and team skills.

    Additional Assets:

    • Experience working in a customer support role.
    • Experience with the ESRI family of products
    • Familiarity with hydrographic acquisition and processing software such as QINSy and Fledermaus.

     

    QPS bv is an equal opportunities employer, offering a competitive salary and attractive benefits package, strictly based on experience. Further details of QPS can be found on our website: www.qps.nl and social media.

     


    Quality Positioning Service B.V. (QPS) is een product organisatie en heeft ruim 500 opdrachtgevers verspreid over de hele wereld. Ons product QINSy wordt ingezet aanboord van schepen t.b.v. bodemkartering, bagger activiteiten, offshore projecten en kaart productie. Qastor is een tool voor loodsen. Qastor maakt het mogelijk om zeer nauwkeurig te kunnen manoeuvreren met grote zeeschepen in havens. Onze producten worden ingezet in het hart van de bedrijfsprocessen van survey, bagger, offshore constructie bedrijven en loodsorganisaties. Fledermaus is een applicatie voor de visualisatie en classificatie van havens en zeebodems.

    QPS heeft het hoofdkantoor in Zeist en daarnaast nog locaties in Canada en Amerika. In totaal werken er 55 medewerkers, 20 daarvan zijn ontwikkelaars (junior tot senior).

     
    Foto van QPS systeem / product

    Heb je het talent en de drive om het verschil te maken? Wil jij deel uitmaken van ons hi-tech team? Voor ons hoofdkantoor in Zeist zijn wij op zoek naar een:

    Software Engineer

    die op basis van zijn of haar competenties, interesse en ontwikkeling wordt ingezet.

    Je zoekt...

    een uitdagende functie als software engineer waarin je verantwoordelijk bent voor het onderhouden, door ontwikkelen van onze producten QINSy en Qastor waarbij vertaling klantwensen naar een functioneel ontwerp tot de taken behoort.

    Het incidenteel testen en ontwikkelen aan boord of op locatie en uitwisseling met onze ontwikkel afdeling in Canada behoort hierbij tot de mogelijkheden.

    Je profiel...

    • HBO werk- en denkniveau
    • Communicatief vaardig in woord en geschrift in de Nederlandse en Engelse taal
    • Ruime ervaring met C++ en C#
    • Ervaring met MS Visual Studio
    • +/- 4 jaar relevante werkervaring en technisch inzicht
    • Affiniteit met Hydrografie, Maritieme Navigatie, Oceanografie en/of Wiskundige vraagstukken in een pre 

    Wij bieden...

    een innovatieve, dynamische en internationale omgeving met ambitieuze collega’s die een passie hebben voor techniek. Je werkt in een platte organisatie, waarin jouw vindingrijkheid kan uitgroeien tot haar volle potentieel. QPS bedrijfscultuur is informeel, no nonsense en prettig. Er is sprake van een hecht team die allemaal trots zijn op de producten die worden ontwikkeld. Er werken bij QPS alleen hoog opgeleide mensen. Wij bieden uitstekende opleidingsmogelijkheden en houden rekening met jouw persoonlijke ambities en inzetbaarheid. De mens staat bij ons centraal; professionaliteit gaat bij ons hand in hand met collegialiteit en werkplezier. Wij bieden een goed salaris, goede secundaire voorwaarden, o.a. betaalt QPS de volledige pensioenpremie en flexibiliteit qua werktijden en werkomgeving.

    Interesse?

    Voor informatie kan je tijdens kantooruren bellen met Karin Nijhof (HR Officer), ( 055 - 543 25 00 ). Wil je reageren, stuur dan je kort en bondige CV met toelichting naar karin.nijhof@hitt.nl.


    Saab is een vooraanstaande leverancier van oplossingen voor veiligheid en defensie. De wereld is voortdurend in beweging en Saab speelt daar actief op in. We maken voortdurend gebruik van onze ervaringen om onze klanten met betere oplossingen te helpen.

    Saab bestaat uit vijf divisies, met in totaal 31 productgebieden. Vorig jaar is HITT N.V. en ook de dochter ondernemingen, waaronder QPS, toegetreden tot de Saab familie en is onderdeel geworden van het productgebied Traffic Management dat nu ruim 600 medewerkers heeft met vestigingen in Nederland, de Verenigde Staten, Canada, Zweden, China en Hong Kong. QPS voert wereldmarktleidende producten o.a. bekend onder de naam QINSy en Qastor.

     

     

    Regional Sales Manager – Portsmouth (NH), USA (Fulltime)

    With over twenty five years in the dynamic IT sector of the global maritime industry, QPS bv (Quality Positioning Services) proudly maintains a position as a world leader in maritime geomatic software solutions (QINSy, Qimera Fledermaus, and Qastor/Connect Server). We are offering the opportunity to join our business development team based in Portsmouth (New Hampshire), where you will be primarily engaged in key activities in conjunction with the marketing and sales of our QINSy/Qimera/Fledermaus products, reporting to the Marketing and Sales manager.

    Our end-to-end solution provides a state-of-the art capability to collect maritime geomatic data, it’s processing, and to publish reports and results in the cloud to those engaged in river or port management, maritime transport, coastal and economic zone management, offshore energy, nautical chart production, and maritime defense. Central to our business model is our close cooperation with our strategic partners and our global network of OEM and Reseller partners.

    We expect you to be professional, experienced and highly motivated. You will play a key role in helping existing and prospective clients understand and use our products in a most productive manner. The majority of your time you will find yourself involved with sales and marketing activities of the Americas region including frequent travel to clients’ sites, exhibitions and both attending and hosting conferences and workshops.

    As the ideal candidate we expect you will have a strong hydrographic or geosciences background (related University degree or relevant experience), be fluent in the English language and the following profile:

    • A proven track record in marketing and sales, you will be familiar with modern tools for CRM.
    • An excellent understanding of geospatial software for maritime industries and organizations.
    • A demonstrated ability to analyze and understand client requirements, identify technical problems and formulate effective solutions.
    • Be pro-active, skillfully identifying new opportunities.
    • First-class interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
    • A willingness and ability to travel; alone, or as a member of the team.
    • Cleared to work in the USA

    QPS bv is an equal opportunities employer, offering a competitive salary and attractive benefits package, strictly based on experience. Further details of QPS can be found on our website: www.qps.nl and social media.

    Interested? Please email your resume and covering letter to HR Manager, and include reference to: "Americas Regional Sales Manager".

     

    Intermediate Geospatial Programmer (Fulltime)

    QPS Canada Inc. is seeking an Intermediate Geospatial Programmer for a full time position in our Fredericton, New Brunswick office. This individual will work within our team of software developers to write, modify and integrate software code.

    Essential Skills and Qualifications:

    • BS/MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a degree in an appropriate geospatial field
      combined with software development training.
    • 5 or more years of C / C++ programming experience.
    • Able to work comfortably in either a Windows, Linux or OS/X development environment.
    • Experience using or developing geospatial applications such as GIS or mapping software.
    • Strong analytical, communication, and team skills.
    • Independent worker with ability to take on technical leadership responsibilities.

    Addition Assets:

    • Experience developing on several platforms and environments.
    • Familiarity with hydrographic acquisition or processing applications.
    • Exposure to agile development methodologies.

    Corporate Profile

    QPS builds world-leading products including QINSy, Qastor, and Fledermaus. QPS has over 500 clients around the world and is used on board ships serving mapping, dredging, offshore projects and map production. QPS is part of the HITT Group of companies.

    Visit www.qps.nl to learn about our products and how they help a range of businesses and government agencies around the world.

    Please send your resume to jobs@qps.nl and reference Intermediate Geospatial Programmer-QPS.

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