Vacancy Software Test Architect


As a Software test architect you will have a key role in defining and deploying our test architecture and test strategy for navigation database compilers and navigation databases. You will be working with other architects to set-up a testable architecture for our compilation services that supports early defect detection. The test architecture will support our goal to deliver best-in-class products to highly demanding automotive companies like BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen.

Mapscape has an ISO9001-certified quality system for the entire company and has achieved A-Spice level 2.

Relevant duties for a Software test Architect are:
• Define and maintain test architecture for testing large complex databases (our digital maps) and data manipulation/conversion software (our software to create the maps).
• Define, roll-out (and co-implement) a test strategy which ensures proper test coverage  for component-, unit-,  integration- and production testing and prove this with a quantitative map quality model
• Convincingly present and deploy test architecture and giving technical direction to software engineers
• Product owner of in-house developed test tools.

What we expect

• Must have up-to-date knowledge of database validation of large databases or big data analysis techniques
• BSc degree in computer science or comparable technical field; or experience at that work level
• Must have recent experience in Linux, C++ (preferably C++11) and SQL-lite; Other skills like Perl or scripting language is preferred.
• Must have experience with Jenkins, unit testing (Google test) and relevant experience with Cucumber, Robot Framework or similar.
• Domain knowledge on automotive navigation databases and/or ADAS is an advantage.
• A hands-on mentality, willing to actively participate in implementation, design and roll-out of the defined improvements
• Language skills in a business environment (verbal and writing) good skills in English; Skills in Dutch or German would be preferred.
• Active knowledge of test methods
• Experience with customer communication on test related subjects

What we offer


Does   this profile describes you and are you interested in this function within an nformal and innovative organisation with a solid customer base? Send your motivation with your CV to hrm(at) 


• Additional information about Eindhoven:
Eindhoven has become one of Europe’s prominent high-tech regions in recent years. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the high quality of life, effective educational system, the combination of city facilities and the serenity. Furthermore, Eindhoven has excellent national and international transport links give you the chance to travel

If you feel you fit the description and you are interested in working within a fast growing, international and innovative organisation with a solid customer base, then please send your CV to hrm(at) You can expect a challenging job with a market conforming employment package.

By submitting your curriculum vitae, you thereby agree to having your personal information archived. Your application will be kept in the recruitment database of Mapscape for one year. However, you will need to apply to each specific job that is of interest. Pre-employment screening of all external candidates is part of the selection process.

For more information or to submit your CV please, contact the HRM department at  040-711 35 56,
Mapscape bv, Luchthavenweg 34, 5657 EB Eindhoven


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