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Survey Specialist



Nootdorp, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

Job Description

For our Nootdorp office we are looking for a Survey specialist. You will join the Software Specialist team, a professional and highly motivated team providing support for in-house developed software products used on Fugro projects. The Software Specialist team is part of the Innovation Technology Commissioning and Implementation group and responsible for testing, releasing, and supporting software products and digital workflows. The team also provides expertise on survey methods and advises on software improvements.

At Fugro Innovation and Technology, we develop modern equipment and software, based on the needs of colleagues working in Marine Site Characterization and Marine Asset Integrity service lines. The in-house developed Starfix Suite software is used for Data acquisition, Positioning, Navigation and QC (Quality Control) purposes on near-shore and offshore projects.

This is an excellent opportunity if you want to switch from an offshore position to an office-based position and share your experience and knowledge from there.

Your role

  • You provide support to offshore projects by troubleshooting reported issues, provide advice on the use of our products and recommend the best industry/Fugro practices.

  • You are responsible for running our service desk where users report their issues and contribute to the knowledge base by writing documentation.

  • You participate in testing and releasing the Starfix Suite software and ensuring a high-quality level.

  • You develop test cases and test scenarios that reflect the use of the software and related products in the field to ensure robust and reliable products are released.

  • You work closely with software and firmware developers and act as an interface to the user.

  • You identify and propose improvements to our products to increase their stability, efficiency and useability based on your communication with users in the field.

  • You are open to travelling to other project locations, if necessary.

Your track record

  • You have a BSc. or a higher-level degree in surveying or a related subject, e.g., Hydrography, Geomatics or Geodesy. Or you reached that level by extended practical field experience

  • You have relevant Marine offshore experience preferably on several types of survey projects such as geophysical, construction support, positioning and IRM surveys

  • You have a thorough understanding of measurement principles and calibration procedures

  • You have an affinity with IT, data acquisition and testing of software. You can analyze software related problems down to the root, also on database or IT infrastructure level

  • You have excellent communication skills, you are service minded, have a structured work approach, and you can convert questions and ideas into concrete tasks

What Fugro offers

  • A competitive salary;

  • 29 holidays per year based on a fulltime employment (of which 4 are appointed by Fugro management) and the possibility to purchase 12 additional days;

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally;

  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home in accordance with your manager and corporate policies;

  • Commuting allowance;

  • Modern pension scheme;

  • Collective health insurance;

  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;

  • Coaching options through our EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Are you interested?

Please visit our Company Page to find out more on what it is like to work at Fugro.

If you have any further questions, please contact Bram van der Ploeg, Recruiter, +31 6 3458 0051

After you have applied

  • You will receive an automated confirmation-email of the receipt of your application;

  • When we see a match, we will invite you for the first interview within a couple of days. Of course, you will also receive a message if we will not invite you;

  • After a successful first round, you will be invited for the second round;

  • If we are both still positive after the second interview, we will make you an offer and with that we hope to welcome you at Fugro!

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated.