Software Application Developer (Ghent)

07 May 18 Belgium (Ghent) Software Development

Materialise is a dynamic international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 1,800 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D Printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.

Software Application Developer (Ghent)


You will be in charge for creating & developing web applications that will interact with our Materialise Control Platform: our software-driven, embedded hardware solution that allows you to take full control of your laser-based AM machine. Here you can find more information on the Materialise Control Platform.

Key responsibilities:

  • Transform product requirements to a real-life application;
  • Create & develop Windows applications that will interact with our Materialise Control Platform;
  • Create & develop User Interfaces;
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices;
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs and formulate those in design documentation;
  • Create and maintain software documentation;
  • Be responsible to maintain, expand, and scale the desktop and web commissioning applications for our software applications;
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them.


  • BS in computer science or a related field;
  • Proven working experience in software application development;
  • An understanding of how desktop applications work and best development practices;
  • An understanding of how web applications work, including security, session management, and best development practices is a bonus;
  • Excellent problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills;
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen;
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques;
  • Experience or familiarity with any or multiple of the following is considered a major asset:
    • C/C++/C#
    • QT Creator & QML
    • RESTful web services
    • GIT & TFS
    • JavaScript
    • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics

Materialise offers you

People are the cornerstone of Materialise and we treasure the talent, skills, and values of our employees very highly. We believe that maintaining the right environment and culture for employees is crucial for an organization’s success. Therefore, we are devoted to building a global team of specialists in an open environment that favors personal growth. Programs have been put in place to keep our fair, direct company culture alive. Moreover, we proudly invest in personal development and offer challenging careers where employees are empowered to grow professionally as well as personally. You will liaise with different people throughout the organization on a daily basis and we guarantee that no day will be the same. Your effort and energy will be rewarded with a competitive salary and with extralegal advantages. In order to have a good work-life balance, we offer you flexible working hours.