C++ Library Developer

Emweb is a software engineering company specialized in the development of innovative software. We are located in Herent (Leuven, Belgium) and serve customers all over the world.

Emweb's major products are Wt, an open source library for the development of web applications, and Genome Detective, a software platform for microbial High Throughput Sequencing analysis. Our solutions excel in quality and efficiency, and are therefore applied in complex applications and environments.

As we continuously grow, we are currently looking for new colleagues with the following profile to join our team in Herent. Your responsibility is to develop our own products, as well as to work on challenging customer projects and integrations.

We are active in multiple applications domains:

  • Web applications
  • Bio-informatics, computational biology and molecular epidemiology
  • Embedded software development
  • Data Analysis, Modeling, Statistical Analysis, Digital Signal Processing

Your responsibilities are:

  • The design, development and maintenance of Wt and JWt
  • You will regularly participate in development of our own software products, as well as projects for our customers
  • Maintaining the quality, performance and scalability of the software
  • Provide support and training to customers with respect to the use of Wt and JWt in their own applications (architectural questions, security analysis, bug reports, new features, …)

With the following skills, you are the perfect match to complete our team:

  • Master degree in informatics or computer sciences
  • Fluent in C++ and Java, and still eager to improve your skills
  • Practical experience with software development (tools, processes, ...)
  • Knowledge of web application technology (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, security aspects, ...)
  • Team player with excellent communication skills (English, Dutch is a plus)
  • Working independently whenever necessary is not a problem
  • Interaction with customers doesn't scare you
  • Understand problem statements and can provide a qualitative solution
  • Eager to learn and dissect a problem and break it down into its individual components: you are not satisfied with a vague and superficial understanding

Computer Science Engineering




Flemish Brabant


Herent (Leuven)


Job contents:

  • Development and maintenance of Wt and JWt
  • Participation to the development of in house software and projects for customers
  • Maintaining the quality, performance and scalability of our software
  • Offering support and training to customers concerning the use of Wt and JWt in their own applications (architectural questions, security analysis, bug reports, new features, ...)

Besides that, we offer you:

  • a work environment typical for a young innovative company
  • a great variation in job content and diverse challenges
  • the possibility to learn new skills
  • a big appreciation for a critical mind
  • working in a green spot only a few miles from Leuven
  • a competitive salary (containing holiday salary, thirteenth month)
  • copyright compensation
  • extra legal compensation such as health insurance, meal vouchers and eco vouchers
  • flexible working hours, possibility to partial working from home
Gezocht Profiel
  • Possibility to learn
  • Communicative and customer oriented
  • Result driven
  • Independent
  • Flexible to changing circumstances (internally and upon customer request)
  • Stress resistent
  • Sense of accuracy
  • Creative (inventive) thinking
  • Planning, following rules and regulations, meeting deadlines