TIOBE Software BV
TIOBE - Traineeship Quality measurement of test scripts


WO Master, WO Afgestudeerd




4, 5

Vereiste talen

Engels OF Nederlands


Analist, Consultancy, Research & development


Consultancy, Information & Communication Technology (ICT)


5, 6, 6+


Our mission is to make the world a safe, secure and smart place.

With our Software Quality framework TiCS we support software quality improvement from development to board level with adequate overview using multiple reporting/dashboard tools for every layer and teams in the organization, Bits2Board we call that. TIOBE provides a smooth integration in the development process and where needed tailoring of our solution to fit each organization.

We contribute to the key software development steps at organizations like Philips, TomTom, Vanderlande, ABB en Heijmans.

Functie omschrijving

TIOBE has developed a deep understanding on software quality of the 20 years with over 1 billion lines of code checked, every day.

We realize that the test profession over the last years has become more mature as well, with growing emphasis on test automation.

This leads to test code developers writing software without necessarily software development background.

TIOBE want to take the responsibility to steer towards better test code quality with an extended Gherkin coding standard and SpecFlow integration.

TIOBE Quality team

Our quality team is responsible for improving code quality in customer organizations, utilizing the TiCS framework and adequate quality models. In addition, the quality team is responsible to further develop quality models and quality standards.

One of the responsibilities of the quality team is the quality lab in which independent code quality assessments are performed.


Gherkin is a popular language to write test scripts for many companies. TIOBE has developed a code checker called DutchPickle to measure the quality of Gherkin test scripts. Currently DutchPickle currently implements 25 rules of the generic Gherkin coding standard that has been defined by TIOBE together with Philips.

There are a lot of extensions planned for this code checker. Apart from making it open source and productize it further, there are also a lot of new rules planned. An even more interesting move is to combine Gherkin with SpecFlow to perform checks across Gherkin and C# code.

This is really explorative and will help to boost the commercial value of the DutchPickle tooling.

Functie eisen

  • Eager to explore the realm of software quality.
  • Solid understanding of Software development/programming.
  • Able to balance between solid research principles and steering towards research results.
  • Preferably some understanding about quality standards like ISO 25010.


Mentoring is done by a team with unique in-depth expertise on software quality, driving towards profound understanding of software quality. On regular basis trainees are happily mentored towards successful graduation.

With a very personal approach, TIOBE can support you towards your own desired competence development.