Software R&D Engineer


Software R&D Engineer


Utrecht, Netherlands

DTN is a global leader providing insights and analytics to our customers to feed, fuel, and protect the world. We help people make critical business decisions that impact the agriculture, oil and gas, trading, and weather industries.

It’s a difference you’ve likely felt without even knowing it. From the food on your plate to the gas in your car to the last flight you took, chances are a DTN customer made it possible. And that’s just for starters. That’s why we say, “When our customers prosper, we all win.”

Job Description:

DTN – Weather Systems seeks a Software Development Engineer in our Culemborg, Netherlands location within our Software Development team. This position plays a key role in building innovative software to deliver mission critical weather information to aeronautical and meteorological clients around the world including airports and national meteorological services.

Our product portfolio includes a market leading meteorological data acquisition, processing, and display software application called MetConsole©. As Software Development Engineer, you will be responsible for the implementation of software of the MetConsole© Aviation Weather Suite of products. Since 1984, DTN has evolved amidst a dynamic, ever-changing marketplace. We have always maintained our customer-centric focus. It is the critical key behind our must-have, best-in-class solutions.

Today, we are widely recognized as the leading provider of independent insight and analysis, digital decision support tools, and actionable proprietary content — all carefully designed to help our customers enhance operational efficiencies, make smarter business decisions, and better manage risk.

DTN Weather Systems provides turnkey products to the aeronautical meteorology and meteorological and air quality network management markets. The business has a leading European position and is growing globally.


  • Development of new, high performance, real-time code for MetConsole;
  • Implement customer requirements in MetConsole systems for new projects;
  • Maintenance of MetConsole systems that are already deployed and operational;
  • Collaborate with Product Managers on the evolution of the MetConsole product suite;
  • Contribute to the optimization and continuous improvement of the software development process;
  • Interface with global development teams on software development initiatives.


  • Minimal a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent required; additional training, education, or certifications are a plus;
  • Excellent knowledge of programming in C++;
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with the Microsoft Windows operating environment, including Windows, 10/7/XP/2012..2018 Server and clients;
  • Thorough knowledge of development tools for Microsoft Visual C++;
  • Experience with application software including Microsoft SQL, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft Office;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience full lifecycle development within an organization focused on developing customer-facing solutions;
  • Experience with the Agile Development is necessary;
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skill is required, and a second language (e.g. Dutch or Spanish) is a plus;
  • Occasional travel outside of the Netherlands. The position is based at our Culemborg, Netherlands office. Candidate is preferably living in the Utrecht area because of the work-travel distance.


  • Application development and object oriented design experience;
  • Distributed and multi-threaded application experience;
  • Knowledge of automated build and deployment environment;
  • Experience with various object oriented programming languages, i.e. Python;
  • Weather/meteorological, aviation knowledge;
  • Agile development methodology, Scrum/Kanban knowledge is preferred;
  • Familiarity and knowledge of web services is a pre;
  • Familiarity and knowledge of a wide range of database technologies is a pre;
  • Familiarity and knowledge of networking.


  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Team player;
  • Ability to communicate ideas, alternatives, and solutions;
  • Travel expectation – Less than 20% - occasionally international travelling.

Why DTN?

OUR VISION: To be the independent, trusted source of insights to our customers who feed, protect, and fuel the world.

OUR MISSION: Empower our customers with intelligent and actionable insights that exceed their expectations and enable their success on a daily basis.

OUR VALUES: Customer Delight, Education, Teamwork, Colleague Focus, Innovation, Integrity.

We have great benefits at DTN – apply today to find out more!

At DTN, we are an equal opportunity employer. Come join us as we help feed, fuel, and protect the world!

** DTN is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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