Product engineer

Stage 2 is a dynamic and innovative software development company focused on the digitization of industrial environments (Industry 4.0 & 5.0), thereby contributing to a more sustainable production (resource-efficient, safe, eco-friendly). The software we create is used worldwide daily by tens of thousands of users in the manufacturing sector, including renowned companies such as L’Oréal (cosmetics), Danone (food), and Abbvie (pharmaceuticals). We work agile and move fast. We are located in the heart of Ghent (BELGIUM), close to Dok Noord.

Are you a multi-skilled, product-minded engineer with 2 years of experience looking for a new challenge and meaningful impact? Then this role may be exactly for you.

About you

  • You are customer obsessed and laser-focused on building great products for them
  • You are empathetic towards users, you enjoy talking to them, gather feedback from them, and care about solving their problems
  • You are a seasoned software engineer, and you can demonstrate a track record of a “product engineer” mindset, which means: you build with the user in mind, and create what users need for success
  • You have an eye for detail and always strive for quality, but you are pragmatic about exact implementation
  • You have an interest in no-code/low-code solutions and their transformative power
  • You are a team player and have good communication skills

The job

  • Understand the needs and expectations of users (by talking directly to them and digging into usage data), and proactively propose features and enhancements accordingly
  • Participate in prioritisation meetings to keep the roadmap and backlog up to date
  • Define requirements and technical specifications for prioritised features and enhancements, and translate these into actionable development tasks
  • Solicit feedback from users and software engineers and incorporate it to ensure that features and enhancements meet user needs and deliver value
  • Follow code development and perform thorough testing to validate the expected functionality before release
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and trends in our target segment
  • Collaborate with a team of talented software engineers in our office


Let’s have a coffee :-). Contact us at reinout[.]declerck[@]

Our tools

  • Tech stack: Progressive web application, TypeScript, EmberJS, Ruby-on-Rails, Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, New Relic, Sentry
  • And of course… “we eat our own dog food” 🙂