Software Engineer

Company Details

We started in 1951 with one product and a few people who worked out of an old airplane hangar in East Aurora, USA. Now, after nearly 60 years of continuous innovation, we’re a world class, nearly two billion–dollar company operating in more than 26 countries, and with customers in over 90 countries. The cutting–edge technology we produce today places our influence at the frontier of human endeavor. We helped put men on the moon in 1969 and right this minute our components are travelling through space, aiding satellites as they explore our universe. We make sure military aircrew are equipped to fly under the radar and our technology helps keep their devices absolutely precise. We enhance and control racing cars. We’ve helped sink a Venetian building for James Bond. And we make sure patients recover more quickly by helping create medical advances that improve quality of life.

Moog B.V., Nieuw-Vennep, The Netherlands

Moog B.V. is an engineering-focused company passionate about offering high-tech simulation and test technologies for global aircraft, automotive and motion control application markets.

Currently 120 highly qualified and motivated people are working in the unique atmosphere of our facility in Nieuw-Vennep, the Netherlands.

As part of Moog Inc., a global leader in high-performance motion control, we are able to offer attractive job and career opportunities in an international environment. Moog, founded in 1951, is a Multinational Corporation based in Buffalo, New York State USA with over 12.000 employees world-wide.

For our Software Engineering group at Moog Nieuw Vennep, we are looking for a:

Software Engineer for Aerospace Test Software – ADA, C++

Background information / responsibilities

In this technically broad leadership role you will be responsible for maintenance and development for key parts of the software architecture for embedded and desktop applications for the Aerospace Structural Testing market.

Developing applications for the Test Markets

Moog builds effective easy-to-use controllers and desktop applications for structural testing for the Automotive and Aerospace testing marketplace.

Architecting these applications requires deep understanding of real-time systems design, control algorithms, safety design, real-time network communication and -of course- software development tools and practices.

You are are able to strike the optimal balance between re-purposing legacy software, using open-source and commercial packages and building new software components. A very large part of the Aerospace Testing product software is written in the ADA language.

Moog builds and delivers all software using agile teams -and development methods. You should feel at ease with the open communication, high-paced and results-driven culture that comes with an agile environment.

What skills and experience do we like you to have:

  • A passion for software development and working with highly motivated individuals
  • 3 years+ experience in software design, large codebases and a proven track record with delivering robust and successful software.
  • Great technical communication skills.
  • Profound working knowledge of modern software frameworks, open source software and architectural trends.
  • High level of software craftsmanship in ADA and/or C++ and associated frameworks.
  • Working knowledge of modern C++ is required.
  • Experience with the ADA programming language, or a willingness and ability to rapidly master it.
  • Experience with network programming and concurrent programming.
  • Agile Scrum practitioner; applies and advocates best practices (TDD, BDD, peer-reviewing, continuous integration, automated build environments).
  • A solid background in physics, control theory, mathematics and/or computer science.

Reporting line:

The candidate will report directly to the Manager Software Engineering.

What do we offer:

A fun and intellectually stimulating work environment with a high-level of software craftsmanship.

A large variety of software technologies used in challenging projects. The chance to develop and grow in a high-tech international environment.

The salary and secondary conditions are according Moog BV CAO and good in line with the weight of the position.


Please submit a resume together with a statement of interest and suitability for the role to the Nieuw-Vennep HR department at

If you have any detailed questions regarding the position, please contact Wim Elhorst,


About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.

Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.

Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.

But it’s more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work.

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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