full time
HQ Geel, Belgium, Hybrid
Posted 2 months ago

Virto Solar is a pioneering software company in the renewable energy sector, committed to transforming solar energy solutions globally. Our dedication to sustainability and innovation drives us to create cutting-edge software products that redefine the possibilities of solar power utilization.

Role description

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Research and Development (R&D) Engineer with experience in the PV solar industry to join our team in Geel, Belgium.

In this pivotal role, you will contribute to the advancement of our specialized software solutions, collaborating closely with civil, mechanical, and electrical engineers from our customer base.

Key responsabilities

  • R&D Initiatives: Lead and contribute to research and development initiatives aimed at advancing our software products tailored for the PV solar industry.
  • Software Development: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and implement software solutions for solar energy applications, ensuring they align with industry standards.
  • Product Enhancement: Work closely with product managers to understand customer needs and translate them into features and improvements, ensuring our software products meet the specific requirements of civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering professionals.
  • PV Solar Expertise: Leverage your expertise in the PV solar industry to provide insights and contribute to the development of software solutions that align with industry trends and standards.
  • Testing and Validation: Conduct thorough testing and validation of software products, ensuring they meet high standards of quality and reliability for diverse engineering applications.
  • Collaboration with Engineers: Engage with civil, mechanical, and electrical engineers from our customer base, incorporating their feedback and insights into the software development process.


  • Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience: Proven experience (X years) in the PV solar industry with a focus on software development and R&D initiatives.
  • Software Development Skills: Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, or C++, with experience in software design and development.
  • Innovation Mindset: Eagerness to contribute to the innovation and development of software products in the renewable energy sector.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on delivering practical and efficient solutions.


  • You will work in a highly specialized company within the field of software applications for the renewable energy industry.
  • A scale-up environment with career opportunities that go far beyond the corporate box.
  • Hybrid working.
  • A positive atmosphere, a great team and a good work/life ratio.
  • A yearly training budget for developing your skills.
  • 32 vacation days (based on a 40 hours working week)
  • Cafetariaplan
  • A competitive salary with extra benefits such as a mobility budget (company car and charge card), high-end laptop, smartphone (incl. subscription), meal vouchers, hospitalization and group insurance.

How to apply

If you are passionate about renewable energy and possess the skills and expertise required for this role, we would love to hear from you.

Virto Solar is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Join us in shaping the future of sustainable energy at Virto Solar!

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