Functional Analyst

Entity:  Daikin Europe HQ
Job Category:  Information Technology Solutions

Zwijnaarde, East Flanders, BE

Job Requisition ID:  185

Daikin Europe NV (DENV) is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Limited, a Japanese outstanding company and worldwide the biggest developer, producer and supplier of HVAC-R (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) solutions, including heating pumps and cooling technology.

DENV is Daikin’s sales, R&D, and production headquarters for Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The headquarter has Belgian offices in Brussels, Ghent and Ostend, as well as 8 production plants, 24 sales subsidiaries and offices and a whole network of independent distributors and dealers across the EMEA region.




Join the World's Nr.1 Manufacturer of Air Conditioners.


At our European Development Center (EDC), located in the Tech Lane Ghent Science Park, we are hiring a Functional Analyst for Software Development of Cloud Solutions.


As a Functional Analyst you will acquire deep technical knowledge of the solutions we are building. Together with a good understanding of the business requirements, you will use this knowledge to correctly steer our development partners. You work mostly in an agile environment and together with the project team you strive for a good balance between the quality, cost and timely delivery of product features.


Read to join our team?

  1. Are you interested by IoT and app/web development?
  2. Are you ready to advance your career as a software engineer?
  3. Would you like to work at the European headquarters of an international leader?



Your role

As a Functional Analyst within our European Development Center, you are our technical expert and you’ll make sure that our requirements are translated correctly towards our external partners.

It's important to note that in this role, you will not be coding. However, you will oversee the development activities to make sure everything is delivered meeting the requirements.


Your responsibilities:

  • The formulation of software and user interface specifications, in line with the requirements you capture from our stakeholders (business, architects, security, …).
  • Communicate the requirements for the development and testing of the software to our external partners.
  • Take ownership of your development tracks at our software suppliers. Correctly prioritize and followup the developments together with the product owner, to make sure their deliverables meet our requirements and standards
  • As a technical expert on the products you develop, assist the team with the 3rd line support. You analyse issues, propose countermeasures and make sure they are implemented with the correct priority
  • Follow technological evolutions within your field of expertise and formulate proposals to include them in our developments.


Your profile

  • You successfully completed and obtained a Master's Degree in Electronics or IT
  • You are passionate about software development
  • You have more than 5 years of experience within a software development environment
  • You have a strong interest or a proven track record in subjects like: Internet of Thingsmachine to machine communicationApp/web development, etc.
  • You are a team player who is driven to find solutions for technical requirements and specific client enquiries
  • You are capable of thinking on a conceptual level
  • You have an innovative mindset



This challenging position offers you growth opportunities at the European headquarters of global leading company. We offer a permanent contract for an indefinite period. From the start you can count on thorough training and intensive support. Your competitive salary is supplemented with an attractive package of fringe benefits. You will have the possibility to work remotely from home 2 days per week.



Daikin Europe is a subsidiary of Daikin Industries Ltd. and the leading provider of heating, cooling, ventilation, air purification, and refrigeration technology. The company designs, manufactures and brings to market a broad portfolio of equipment, as well as tailor-made solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial purposes in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). To date, Daikin EMEA has over 12 000 employees across more than 59 consolidated subsidiaries. It has 12 major manufacturing facilities based in Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Austria, and the UK. Our aim is to drive sustainable and effective solutions, sparking a good climate for the generations to come. And all this can only be achieved because of our People. 

We believe our employees are the beating heart of our company and that top-quality solutions are delivered by talented individuals in a good working environment. As a result, we live in a unique environment based on our people-centered approach, where we value each person's uniqueness and where we truly believe in people's unlimited potential.

We believe: Good climate starts with people.