Cloud Development Engineer – Automated Guided Vehicles

Job Locations
BE-Zwijndrecht | BE-Any Location
Research and Development
Position Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Education Level
Master Degree or Equivalent Experience
Travel %
Shift Schedule
Posting Date
1 week ago(10/16/2020 3:14 AM)

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 8,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.


KION Mobile Automation develops mobile robots, robotic fleet controllers and cloud-based fleet management systems for industrial logistics applications. We are a fast growing team  with locations in the USA, China, Australia, Belgium and Germany.


As part of the international KION Group and company culture you will work in an open, transparent and agile environment and you will be a valuable member of an effective, globally successful organization. You will get to work with the products and solutions through the entire lifecycle from development to installation and service.

The Role

In the Software Development R&D the AGV Insights cloud-analytics forms a corner-stone of our software products and fulfills a key-need as we move into new markets with series products in a mass-market. The team plays an important role in the development of a cloud and on-premise application, AGV Insights, used for monitoring Automated Guided Vehicles. This application helps customers & our service departments to monitor and diagnose AGV systems with focus on predictive maintenance.

To further strengthen the department, we are looking for you as a talented and passionate ""Cloud Development Engineer - Automated Guided Vehicles (m / f / x) at location Zwijndrecht (Antwerp).


  • Your role includes Back-end development of the AGV Insights application using Azure technologies like Event Hub, Service Fabric, etc                                                          
  • Focus will be on defining and implementing an architecture for collecting, storing, transformation and visualization of streams of AGV data like navigation scanner data, safety scanner data, drive and lift parameters, camera data etc                                             
  • As some parts of the application also need to be available when no cloud connection is available a seamless transition from a simple on-premise application to the full blown cloud application will be one of your challenges                                                                           
  • As you work hands-on in all aspects of the development cycle, you will immediately see how your efforts affect the customer’s experience                                                                          
  • You will work closely with the data scientist, front-end developer and product owner in the team 
  • You will be working in an international environment collaborating with agile development teams based in 6 locations globally        

What We Are Looking For

  • Master Degree in Computer Science or equivalent through work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working on large-scale, mission-critical software projects. Experience with Azure Service Fabric, Azure Event Hub, Azure Active Directory, Azure Storage, Azure Key Vault, C# is required
  • Experience in AGV-systems or warehouse logistics mechatronics subsystems would be an asset.
  • Knowledge or interest in data analytics like Machine Learning is a plus, so is experience using NoSQL technologies.
  • Strong focus on delivering high quality software
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to work with cross-functional teams to build partnerships and get things done
  • A good understanding of agile software development and testing principles and practices
  • Strong communications skills in English and Dutch, both written and spoken. 
  • A good sense of humor and an ability to have fun!

What We Offer?

We are the largest provider on the market and want to further expand  leadership position in the field of mobile automation. We have the speed and short decision-making paths of a start-up, but the financial security and the standing of a large corporation. We have top technologies, have a global sales and network and work for the big global e-commerce customers who are looking for global solutions. Our development and processes are very fast (f.e. SW-update every 3 months) and our R&D developers always look after a product holistically from start to finish and do not just manufacture a single component - they accompany the entire product from A-Z.

Would you like to go your way in a unique, technology-savvy organization and make a significant contribution to further expansion?

We should get to know each other!




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