Position: Entry level

Job type: Full-time

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The Space & Systems Engineering expert group develops and supplies optomechatronic instruments and systems for aerospace, ground-based astronomy and scientific research. The demands placed on these systems are generally challenging the limits of technology. Creating such instruments therefore calls for a thorough project organisation, in which experts in the fields of optics, mechatronics, electronics, software, manufacturing and testing work together in a multidisciplinary setting to achieve the desired result.

What will be your role?

The management and realisation of these complex projects is the core-expertise of the SSE department. This encompasses the System Engineering, which generally also includes the set-up and maintenance of the instrument performance models.

Specifically, the Performance Engineer
  • Develops models to verify the performance requirements of the instrument.
  • Supports the systems engineer in the downflow of requirements towards subsystems based on the performance model.
  • Will be responsible for monitoring the performance of the instrument throughput the project.
Read and see more about the TNO unit Industry Unit Industry | TNO and Behind the scenes at TNO Unit Industry - YouTube . About the specific group Space Systems Engineering | TNO .

How do you want to contribute to tomorrow’s world? How big can your impact be? Come and work at TNO and envision it.

What We Expect From You

To be successful in this role you recognize yourself in the following
  • You have a Master in Science degree in Applied Physics, AeroSpace or a simular discipline and preferably some experience in modelling of opto-mechanical and electronical systems and associated programming tools (Python, MatLab, MatCAD etc.).
  • You have a pioneering mentality, and you are comfortable with the uncertainty that comes with scientific and engineering challenges.
  • With your excellent communication skills, energy, creativity and a boundless curiosity, you can convince and inspire colleagues and customers alike.
  • You will contribute to the development of an excellent knowledge level at TNO (specialism, methods and techniques, product application).
What You’ll Get In Return

Challenging and varied work with a real impact. And plenty of opportunities as, at TNO, you are in charge of shaping your career. We offer a gross monthly salary between € 3,000,- and € 3,700,- (based on your knowledge and experience), 8% holiday pay, a 13th month bonus of 8.33% and a flex budget (5.58% + € 180). In addition, you will be given every opportunity to develop yourself.

Perhaps you would like to grow your career in the direction of commerce or consultancy? Or would you like to become a project manager? Immerse yourself in sustainable innovations? Or carve out a career as a technical expert?

TNO offers optional employee benefits, enabling you to tailor your benefits package to match your personal situation. You may also expect
  • A good pension scheme.
  • Travel allowance or a bike.
  • Prospect of a permanent contract.
  • An extremely professional, innovative working environment where colleagues are leading experts in their field.
  • 28 days annual leave and 5 compensation days under the reduction in working hours scheme (ATV, arbeidstijdverkorting) on a full-time basis.
  • Great social events with your team and other TNO colleagues . That’s how you will get to know a lot of people really quickly.
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility of working from home.
  • The opportunity to attend courses, workshops and conferences, and to receive training and coaching based on your needs.
  • Access to our Talent Development Programme .
  • Networking opportunities and great activities organized by Jong TNO .
  • Extensive relocation package for international candidates.
Read more about tailoring your benefits package.

TNO as an employer

At TNO, we innovate for a healthier, safer and more sustainable life. And for a strong economy. Since 1932, we have been making knowledge and technology available for the common good. We find each other in wonder and ingenuity. We are driven to push boundaries. There is all the space and support for your talent and ambition. You work with people who will challenge you who inspire you and want to learn from you. Our state-of-the-art facilities are there to realize your vision. What you do at TNO matters impact makes the difference. Because with every innovation you contribute to tomorrow’s world. Read more about TNO as an employer .

The selection process

Please apply before 14 February 2022. The selection process comprises two interview rounds. The preliminary interview takes place in weeks 8 and 9. The second interview round has been scheduled for weeks 9 and 10. In a final meeting we will discuss the terms of employment and your tailored benefits package. We aim to finalize the entire process within four weeks.

The selection process may include an online assessment and a reference check.

In view of the current Corona restrictions, the selection and onboarding processes have been modified. Your invitation for a job interview will detail the relevant information.

Has this job opening sparked your interest?

Then we’d like to hear from you! Please contact us for more information about the job or the selection process. To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter using the ‘apply now’ button.

Recruiter Paul Verschoor

Mobile phone +31 (0)6-29236794

LinkedIn https //www.linkedin.com/in/paulverschoor/

Hiring manager Rob Willekers

Phone number +31610633552

Note that applications via email and third party applications are not taken into consideration.
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