Solution Architect Ship Simulators


Marine Engineering, Office

Full Time


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Job description

Our client offers you a career that is challenging, exciting and fun. The naval division of our client is located in Vlissingen and Schiedam. They employ hundreds of professionals and have a rich tradition of naval shipbuilding with its original roots stemming back more than 100 years. Our client has been an important partner for our Royal Netherlands Navy for more than 50 years now. For their location in Vlissingen, we are looking for a Solution Architect Ship Simulators. 

The role
Our client supplies training equipment as part of the Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) package with newly build ships. One type of equipment are simulators, like bridge and engine room simulators. Currently, we are looking for a Solution Architect Ship Simulators who has intimate knowledge of simulators, knows how to implement them in an educational organisation and link different simulation systems and solutions to each other.

The role of the Solution Architect Ship Simulators is to support the project by understanding and interpreting the requirement set by the (potential) client and help to design a solution to satisfy these requirements. These requirements will be technical, logistical and/or didactical in nature all while keeping IT security in mind.
Key accountabilities
As Solution Architect Ship Simulators, you will:
  • Support the project team with requirements analysis, decomposition designing the solution considering technical feasibility, connectivity and IT security, didactical concepts, cost estimation, planning, risk analysis and change management
  • Support the project team with supplier selection and evaluation
  • Support bid teams with technical advice with respect to simulator solutions
  • Support the service organisation with technical advice about hardware refresh and software upgrade activity during the maintenance period of delivered simulators

Job requirements

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in a relevant technical discipline
  • Technical understanding of (ship) simulation systems
  • Understanding of multiuser/multi sim environments (Taues/Vtam)
  • Able to identify and use new technologies as part of the solution (xR, gamification)
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language (written & verbal) and mastery of the German language is a plus, but not essential
  • EU citizenship is required, candidate will be subject to pre-employment security screening

Our offer

Our client attaches great value to their employees and they will support your professional and personal development. To that end they invest in all their employees by offering:
  • A technology and innovation focused dynamic international work environment
  • A competitive salary package and other benefits
  • On-going learning and development opportunities within a diverse and rewarding work environment
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports

Company description

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