Electronic System Engineer Photonics

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What you will do


As an Electronic System Engineer, you will contribute to the Research & Development of Electronic Systems for Healthcare, Automotive, and 3D Sensing, by developing prototype applications and building cutting-edge technology demonstrators. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team and be responsible for the design, implementation, and management of electronic systems. You will work closely together with the Photonic Researchers in the development and testing of cutting-edge Photonic Systems. Besides, you will also interact with customers and suppliers to align on planning, progress, and transfer of results.


Your responsibilities as an Electronic System Engineer will include:


  • Developing Electronic System Design, Hardware testing and troubleshooting, including board bring-up, design of test tooling and adaptation of existing platforms to new specifications.

  • Leading the hardware testing and characterization of prototypes.

  • Developing multi-layer PCB designs, documentation of the design, development and testing in accordance with relevant EMC standards.

  • Working in close co-operation with multi-disciplinary project teams consisting of electrical, mechanical, software, and biomedical engineers, to define the specifications, design, implement, verify and validate hardware systems.

  • You share knowledge with the team, help and guide them in the area of electronic systems.


What we do for you


We offer a challenging environment at the forefront of technology, in an international network of renowned industrial customers. This is your opportunity to bring new technologies to the market that will have an impact on tomorrow’s society.  

Imec The Netherlands, as an employer of choice, offers you an attractive compensation and benefits package including a 100% employer-paid pension plan and flexible working hours. Furthermore, imec-NL offers a wide range of training possibilities. For international candidates, we provide support in the relocation process.

By joining the imec Solutions team in Eindhoven, you will be part of a team of disruptive innovators and thinkers. Together, with our researchers and engineers, you will work on wireless, wearable and implantable healthcare applications that empower people to manage their own health. We invite you to be part of our ambitious team where your ideas will have an impact on our society and our future lives.


Who you are


  • You hold a master's degree in Electrical engineering or similar field.

  • 5+ years of experience in high-speed / RF Electronic system design is a must, and preferably in the field of Photonics.

  • Experience in designing, integrating, and testing components such as low noise, high dynamic range optical/RF frontends.

  • Experience with transmission lines, signal integrity and EMC.

  • Hands on experience with schematic capture and PCB layout tools (Altium), DFT techniques.

  • Experience with modelling and simulation of RF Systems.

  • Hands on experience using Electronic Lab Equipment like spectrum analyzer, oscilloscopes, VNA.

  • Experience in troubleshooting, patching and board bring-up is a must.

  • You have a multidisciplinary mindset and like to work with colleagues in different teams, you see changes as an opportunity to learn and grow.

  • You are an agile team player, actively helping other team members.

  • Fond of technical challenges and are inspired by them.

  • Hands-on attitude. Taking responsibility for the process from specification to implementation, testing and debugging, including communication and alignment with different stakeholders.

  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken).




Does this position interest you and do you want to learn more about it? Then you can contact Mayuri Nalawade, Talent Acquisition Specialist. You can reach Mayuri by email at mayuri.nalawade.ext@imec.nl. If you wish to apply, then please submit your full resume, and include a motivation letter.