Internship Assignment System & Software Engineering

Location: Benschop

The system & software department is looking for a bachelor of engineering student to automate the configuration and calibration process of the steering controller.

The Assignment


The goal of the assignment is automate the configuration and the calibration process of the steering controller used in our drive by wire vehicle.

Assignment topics:

  • Creating a script to flash the application and write a parameter file to the steering controller.
  • Creating a program to read the calibration instructions from the display (UDS communication) and translate this into calibration instructions for the steering controller (CAN-bus communication).
  • Reading the calibration status of the steering controller and sending this to the display.

In the beginning you will get be to the vehicle to learn more about the steering system. Later you will test the script and program to verify if it is working correctly. Most of the time you will work at the office in a team of software engineers. These colleagues will guide you through the process.

Who are you?

Preferably you are a bachelor of engineering student interested in software development, CAN-bus communication and automation. You are a go-getter and a team player.

What has Terberg to offer you?

  • Varied work, you will work both in the office and with a vehicle
  • Enthusiastic colleagues
  • Travel expenses
  • Good internship compensation

Did you know that the Terberg Group has been around for 150 years and received the Royal predicate in 2019? We are proud of that!


Please, let us know by sending an e-mail to and also add your resume to this e-mail. If you would like more information about the company or the position, please contact Nico Zwarthoed, System & Software engineer (+31 348 45 92 11).

About the Terberg Special Vehicles division

Terberg Special Vehicles produces shunting vehicles for ports, distribution centres, heavy industry and shunting yards. Turnkey solutions optimise the availability of vehicles, improve efficiency and maximise the residual value. A range of services is offered directly and through an extensive global service network: spare parts, (preventive) maintenance, repairs, retrofits, Terberg Connect telematics and rental solutions. The division's electric yard tractors have now reached the third generation. In addition a hydrogen fuel cell tractor is under development. In the area of automation AutoTUG’s are under development with partners to be able to operate tractors remotely (teleoperation) or without driver (autonomous).