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    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Engineering
    IT
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Breda
    • Date Posted
      December 25,2020
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    Senior electronics engineer English

    Rural Spark 40 uur hbo / bachelor Breda

    Voor jou.

    • A competitive salary
    • Unlimited days off as long as you promise to come back
    • An office with all type of cool lab tools for making and improving products
    • An extraordinarily welcoming and inspiring work environment
    • The ability to be part of a movement that change lives of many people in the world

    Van jou.

    • MBO and/or HBO Electronics education
    • Experience with power electronics, able to sketch a simple DC converter schematic by heart and find your way in inductor and filter calculations
    • Some experience with STM32, Arduino, Raspberry, LTspice, Altium, etcetera
    • You have at least 5 years of experience in a similar role
    • You enjoy working in an energetic environment on ad-hoc jobs

    Moreover, you being our most experienced (and only real) electronics engineer, you play a main role in the design of

    the new product (electronic) designs, you design, simulate and test cool well thought of electronic solutions which

    take our products to the next level. At the same time while you are here, you also enjoy diving into other technical

    challenges, from comparing different sourced torches on their robustness and quality to diving into firmware bugs

    and building a production jig.

    What you will be doing

    • You are THE electronics expert on the team, so you will be the to go person to suggest design improvementsand for new (electronics) designs.
    • You will test our (electronic) products by dropping it, shorting it, burning it, throwing it against the wall, sit on it, shower with it, or take it with you while climbing the mont blanc, to suggest improvements and changes;
    • You will design and build the required testing tools and jigs like a test oven and power tests to create automated test profiles, for our lab and the factory
    • You take a deep dive into technical challenges which arrive, you will Google, call, simulate, experiment and continue as is required till you have nailed it
    • You continuously learn on electronics, hardware, firmware and design to stay ahead of the game.

    About Rural Spark

    Rural Spark build the ecosystem for the energy networks of tomorrow, and that’s quite an interesting challenge. We have an innovative product solution that we sell to local distribution companies in Africa. We build our own software platform to facilitate payments over time, so we can even reach the people at the bottom of the pyramid. New solutions are in development, and our growth ambitions are serious. We are here to make a lasting impact. senior

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    Jouw koers

    Without you, as a senior electronics engineer, we end up getting stuck with quick and short term fixes for our electronic designs and third party products. We want you to use and (misuse ;-) the products in every way you can think of to get the design and product quality to the next level. In the chaos and time constraints of our company, you find the focus and time to get to the bottom of technical challenges and come with a suitable solution.


    Moreover, you being our most experienced (and only real) electronics engineer, you play a main role in the design of


    the new product (electronic) designs, you design, simulate and test cool well thought of electronic solutions which


    take our products to the next level. At the same time while you are here, you also enjoy diving into other technical


    challenges, from comparing different sourced torches on their robustness and quality to diving into firmware bugs


    and building a production jig.


    What you will be doing


    • You are THE electronics expert on the team, so you will be the to go person to suggest design improvementsand for new (electronics) designs.
    • You will test our (electronic) products by dropping it, shorting it, burning it, throwing it against the wall, sit on it, shower with it, or take it with you while climbing the mont blanc, to suggest improvements and changes;
    • You will design and build the required testing tools and jigs like a test oven and power tests to create automated test profiles, for our lab and the factory
    • You take a deep dive into technical challenges which arrive, you will Google, call, simulate, experiment and continue as is required till you have nailed it
    • You continuously learn on electronics, hardware, firmware and design to stay ahead of the game.


    About Rural Spark


    Rural Spark build the ecosystem for the energy networks of tomorrow, and that’s quite an interesting challenge. We have an innovative product solution that we sell to local distribution companies in Africa. We build our own software platform to facilitate payments over time, so we can even reach the people at the bottom of the pyramid. New solutions are in development, and our growth ambitions are serious. We are here to make a lasting impact. senior


    Jouw kracht

    Join a team of energetic entrepreneurs that set out to change the energy sector. There is so much to do. We constantly add new distribution partners in new countries to our network. We constantly work on the development of innovative technical solutions, as well as interesting supporting instruments to grow the market, and accelerate growth for ourselves and our partners. And we need you to help us there! The senior electronics engineer has:

    • You must have at least 5 years of experience in a similar role
    • You have MBO and/or HBO Electronics education
    • You have a passion for electronics and at least 5 years hands-on working experience on all type of electronics
    • You have experience with power electronics, are able to sketch a simple DC converter schematic by heart and find your way in inductor and filter calculations
    • You might not be an expert on it, but you have worked with STM32, Arduino, Raspberry, LTspice, Altium, etcetera
    • You have an analytical and problem-solving attitude by which you find your way towards solving technical problems by logical thinking, finding the required help on forums, through your network or in some other way
    • You enjoy working in an energetic environment on ad-hoc jobs and where everything has to be ready yesterday

    Jouw keuze

    The senior electronics engineer will get:

    • A competitive salary and travel allowance, with unlimited days off as long as you promise to come back
    • An office with all type of cool lab tools for making and improving products which you can build on further
    • An extraordinarily welcoming and inspiring work environment, with everyday fresh lunch, snacks, monthly drinks and an informal office in a cool spot
    • The ability to be part of a movement that change lives of many people in the world

    A future-proof network solution

    By providing high-quality energy kits that stimulate village level entrepreneurship, users gain access to safe and sustainable energy, reliable and affordable. Moreover, Rural Spark realises access to energy in a future proof solution that is able to develop along with the development of the village, leapfrogging the centralised grid and existing stand-alone, temporary solutions.

    Pak het moment

    Does the vacancy senior electronics engineer appeal to you? And do you have more than 5 years of experience in a similar role? Then apply via the "Apply now" button.


    Would you like to know more first? No problem! You can send me an email: edwin.abma@fygi.nl


    Or you can always call or text: 06 15 33 86 65. I will be happy to answer all your questions.


    What does the application procedure look like?


    I will contact you within two working days and discuss your options. After this conversation you know immediately whether I will introduce you. If you are selected for an interview, there will be an interview at the HQ of Rural Spark in Breda.


    Publicatiedatum: 26 november 2020

    Sluitingsdatum: 31 januari 2021

     
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