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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
Handelsweg 6
3707 NH 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
836 Churchill Row
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 1P9
Canada

email : jobs@qps.nl

 

THANKS TO A GROWING MARKET SHARE AND INVESTMENT IN QPS, we currently we have the following positions available:

    JUNIOR PROGRAMMEUR HYDROGRAFIE / MARITIEM

    1 Juni 2018

    Location

    Zeist (NL)

    Contact

    vacatures@qps.nl

    Bij Saab kijken we voortdurend vooruit en verleggen we grenzen voor wat technisch mogelijk is. We werken samen met collega's over de hele wereld die allemaal onze uitdaging delen - om de wereld veiliger te maken.

    Veiligheid en efficiëntie zijn kernwaarden voor de maritieme verkeersmanagementactiviteiten (MTM) van Saab.

    Waar je deel van uit gaat maken

    Quality Positioning Services BV (QPS), gevestigd in Zeist, is onderdeel van Saab Maritime Traffic Management. QPS-kantoren zijn tevens gevestigd in Portsmouth USA, Fredericton Canada en in Banbury UK.

    Onze software wordt wereldwijd gebruikt voor beloodsing, hydrografie, baggerwerkzaamheden, offshore constructie, oceanografie, dataverwerking en visualisatie.

    Voor onze ontwikkelafdeling in Zeist zijn wij op zoek naar een junior programmeur.
    Het kantoor in Zeist heeft 36 medewerkers in dienst, waarvan 18 werkzaam zijn in de ontwikkelafdeling.

    Jouw rol

    Je gaat, als onderdeel van ons ontwikkelteam, werken aan onze productlijn en wordt betrokken bij alle ontwikkelfases, variërend van ontwerp tot implementatie en testing.
    Je zal na verloop van tijd je weg vinden binnen onze brede portfolio, waarbij gewerkt wordt aan bibliotheken, rekenmodules en gebruikersinterfaces.
    Uitwisseling met het ontwikkelteam in Fredericton behoort tot de mogelijkheden.

    Jouw vaardigheden en ervaring

    Je hebt een HBO werk- en denkniveau, bent recentelijk afgestudeerd en hebt misschien al werkervaring opgedaan.

    • HBO werk- en denkniveau
    • 0-3 jaar relevante werkervaring of pas afgestudeerd
    • Kennis van HTML5, Javascript, C#
    • Ervaring met C++ is een voordeel
    • Eventueel JSON, Qt-Quick
    • Belangstelling voor Navigatie, Hydrografie, Oceanografie
    Over Saab

    Saab is een wereldwijd opererend defensie- en beveiligingsbedrijf dat actief is op het gebied van lucht-, land- en marine-defensie, civiele veiligheid en commerciële vliegtuigen. We hebben 15.500 werknemers en ontplooien activiteiten op alle continenten. Technologisch zijn we leiders op veel gebieden en een vijfde van onze inkomsten wordt besteed aan onderzoek en ontwikkeling.

    Saab is ook een bedrijf met kansen. Een bedrijf dat diversiteit als toegevoegde waarde ziet is en waar u een grote verantwoordelijkheid en goede carrièrekansen hebt. Maar ook een bedrijf dat de behoefte van iedereen om een bevredigend leven naast het werk te leiden, respecteert.

    JUNIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER HYDROGRAPHICS

    31 January 2018

    Location

    Zeist (NL)

    Contact

    Karin Nijhof (Netherlands) karin.nijhof@saabgroup.com

    At QPS, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

    Safety and efficiency are two keywords for Saab’s Maritime Traffic Management business.

    What you will be part of

    Quality Positioning Services BV (QPS), headquartered in Zeist, The Netherlands, is part of the Saab Maritime Traffic Management group. QPS subsidiary offices are located in Portsmouth USA, in Fredericton Canada, and in Banbury UK.

    Our software is used, worldwide, for pilotage, hydrographic surveying, dredging, off-shore construction, oceanography, processing and visualization.

    We currently have an opening for a Junior Software Engineer, for our Zeist office. You will have 36 colleagues of which 17 work in the Product Development department.

    Your role

    You will be involved in all areas of development, from design to implementation and testing, related to our main products. You will be working as part of our Zeist development team. Some travel to our subsidiary in Fredericton, Canada may be required.

    Your experiences and skills
    • Higher degree in a relevant subject ( e.g. Electronics, Engineering, IT);
    • 0-3 years relevant experience as software engineer and technical insight;
    • You communicate fluently in English (Dutch preferred);
    • Knowledge of C++ or C#;
    • Experience with MS Visual Studio is a plus;
    • Analytical thinker, flexible and creative;
    • Additional experience in ASP.Net, HTML 5, JavaScript is a plus;
    • Interest in Hydrography, Maritime Navigation, Oceanography or Mathematics;
    • Dutch residency or work permit / visa / citizenship in the Netherlands.
    About Saab

    Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air,land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 14,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

    Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

    Junior Support Engineer / Hydrographic Surveyor

    27 February 2018

    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, Portsmouth USA and in Fredericton Canada.

    QPS navigation and positioning software is used on board offshore construction vessels, pipe-lay barges, drilling rigs, seismic research vessels and hydrographic survey vessels. QPS has a fast growing market share in the offshore oil and gas industry, dredging industry and port communities.

    Do you have the talent and the drive to make the difference? Do you want to be part of our winning team?

    Location

    We're looking for a junior support engineer to strengthen our team at either our Zeist office in the Netherlands or at our Fredericton office in Canada.

    You will be

    • Providing customer support for QPS Products;
    • Supporting our customers on-site and be responsible for QPS equipment and/or QPS software installation (onshore or offshore);
    • Responsible for keeping up to date with QPS product and program developments;
    • Giving software training for QPS products and integrated 3rd party software, either in house or at customer's location;
    • Helping to maintain training material and create training reports;
    • Writing and reviewing user software documentation.

    Your profile

    • A degree or equivalent in relevant subject (e.g. Hydrography preferred) or relevant experience;
    • Dutch or Canadian residency or work permit / visa / citizenship;
    • Organized and flexible person capable of adapting rapidly to changes in technology;
    • You possess good communication skills – useful when instructing users, doing client training sessions and for reporting back to the Support team;
    • Willing and available for travel;
    • Experience with our main offshore product QINSy is necessary if applying for the Fredericton office;
    • Maximum of 2 years work experience in Hydrography.

    We offer

    A good salary and a complete remuneration package. You will become part of a dedicated and highly experienced team driven by passion and the ambition to excel and innovate.  At QPS you work at the forefront of technical automation, in a flat organization that is driven by knowledge.  A company where your ingenuity and initiative can grow to their full potential.  Our company culture is informal, open and friendly.  We provide excellent opportunities for training, with regard for your personal ambitions and employability.  You will find challenge and variation in an innovative, dynamic, and international environment.

    About Saab

    Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air,land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 14,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

    Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

    Contact

    For further details or to apply to this position, please send your CV and cover letter to: vacatures@qps.nl

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