BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) R&D Engineers in Drachten, Netherlands

Job Description Summary

Job Description

About us

BD Kiestra is part of Becton Dickinson (BD), a leading medical technology company that is active worldwide. Within BD Life Science, BD Kiestra develops and produces high-quality innovative Diagnostic and Lab Automation systems for medical bacteriological laboratories.

By automating laboratories, we can accelerate the diagnostic process to ensure better and faster treatment of patients. Our mission is to advance the world of health.

Why choose BD?

BD Kiestra is an innovative company with enthusiastic, committed colleagues within Research & Development, Engineering and assembly. The company has a pleasant, international and informal atmosphere where you as an employee have the opportunity and responsibility to show initiative and to deploy creativity. Additionally, we offer our employees a variety of opportunities to develop themselves, which includes opportunities within the worldwide BD organization.

Job description

You will be part of the BD Kiestra Software Development community. You will contribute to the development of Diagnostic and Lab Automation systems, from concept to test and implementation phase. Member of the BD Software community include (not exclusively): Scum Masters, Software Testers, DevOps Engineers, Software Developers, Database architect, Cybersecurity engineers etc....

Our technology stack is mainly Microsoft based (C#, .Net, TFS etc....) but we also use state of the art methods (Agile, SaFe) and tooling (Git...)

You will contribute to the development effort within your own speciality and in close collaboration with engineers from other disciplines (within and outside R&D).

At BD Kiestra you will have the opportunity to work and learn in a fast growing and innovative environment and be part of a project team of international experts. Our Software Development Community includes around 50 engineers of more than 10 nationalities. The Drachten-based Software community works in close collaboration with other BD Life Science R&D sites (Limerick, Baltimore, California)



Core activities include

  • Defining and documenting Software Architecture

  • Writing Verification plans and protocols

  • Developing software (Angular JS, C#, C++., Delphi..)

  • Developing and maintainind Database applications (MS-SQL, Interbase)

  • Developing and maintaining Unit tests

  • Documenting and archiving specifications and designs.

  • Researching technical feasibility and planning your own work.

  • Testing of sotfware

  • Setting up the IT infrasctructure for the developers and testers

  • ...

You’ll love our position if…

(This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

  • You have Bachelor’s Degree or MSc from an accredited university or college in a technical field (Computer Science, Electrotechnics, Physics...)

  • You are passionate about product development and software engineering

  • You are eager too keep on learning, your all life!

  • Fluent in English (both oral and written)

  • Willingness to travel (incidental)

It’s a definitive PLUS if you are:

  • You are already searching for a 2nd or 3rd step in your career

  • You have 3+ years of experience with developing web applications with C#.NET Frameworks.

  • You have professional experience with Angular JS (>2.0)

  • You have experince as a (software) tester

  • Experienced within a regulated (medical) environment.

  • Experienced with real-time software.

  • Interested in an (international) career perspective either in management or technical path.

  • You have experience with modeling databases and development of tables, stored procedures, views, triggers, and other database objects. Want to Apply?

Are you interested in this position? Please send an email with your motivation and CV to questions about the procedure, please contact Richard van der Vegt (Talent Acquisition Specialist) on +31649983439.

Primary Work Location

NLD Drachten - Marconilaan

Additional Locations

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.