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Business Systems Developer

Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Hoogerheide, NL Papendrecht, NL

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Job Summary

As a Developer you are responsible for designing, programming, testing and maintaining High Level Control software. This software implements business logic in material handling systems and forms the part of our systems that interact with the users. You take the lead in designing, programming and testing the software based on a design concept and a set of requirements. In some cases, you will have to personally formulate these requirements together with the (end) users and/or internal stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities

If you're an enthusiastic, result-driven and versatile software engineer with a hands-on attitude, you will excel at:

  • Participating in software and system and functional design
  • Creating detailed application designs and implement these in code
  • Supporting testing and integration of Software Components
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and fixing internally and externally encountered problems and requested changes
  • Being a committed team player
  • Providing support within the team and to outside stakeholders
  • Ensuring continuous improvement through knowledge sharing within the team as well as outside the team, and applying lessons-learnt.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science/IT or equivalent level gained through experience
  • Oracle 19c, Toad and SQL Developer, SQL Developer Datamodeler, PL/SQL
  • XML/XSD and SQL
  • Oracle forms, Oracle reports and Oracle Designer is an advantage
  • Java and Python programming experience is an advantage
  • Requirements management, change management, version control and test management tools
  • Knowledge of Oracle Performance tuning is an advantage
  • A very good command of the English language is necessary, fluency in the Dutch language would be beneficial.

We are GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft. GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do. We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.


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What we offer

Besides an innovative and international work environment that offers you a good work-life balance, we offer you opportunities to learn and grow, a competitive salary, pension plan, 40 days off and travel allowance (from 10 km single journey) as well.


Do you have any questions or want more information please contact Feel free to contact Nico Rumlawan via

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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