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Mechatronics – Opto-Mechatronics Test Engineer





  • Prepare, design and execute tests for prototypes of opto-mechatronic systems, as well as the test data acquisition, processing, analysis and reporting. Especially applied (but not limited to) optical ground station equipment
  • You use the testing equipment available and adapt it to specific tests
  • This will also include a large design work for test equipment, assist in prototype development, operations etc
  • Extending the capabilities of our test facilities or building entirely new test setups is part of your job
  • You provide input to the rest of the team from a testing perspective and feed their input back


Must have

  • MSc in University Degree in electromechanical engineering (preferred), electrical engineering, aerospace engineering or similar
  • Open to juniors: no previous work experience required, but a strong motivation to learn and work on multidisciplinary tasks
  • Knowledge or experience/interest in environmental testing
    • Measurement concepts and tools and their application in practice
    • Data acquisition and measurement automation
    • Data analysis, plotting and reporting
  • Knowledge of a scripting language like Python, C++,…
  • Hands-on abilities and adaption skills


Nice to have

  • Experience with front-end development
  • Experience with Robot control (ROS)
  • Experience with optical components and systems: laser diodes, optical fibers (principles and handling), photodiodes…
  • Experience with industrial automation systems (ex. Beckhoff)


Joining Aerospacelab

  • Build your own career path
  • Direct impact on the growth trajectory of the company
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Flexible ways of working
  • Salary package consistent with your experience

Why work at Aerospacelab?

You will work on satellites that will fly before your retirement. Be part of the « new space » industry and its challenges. Surround yourself with smart and innovative people. No dumb managers, no stupid tools to use. Take a lot of responsibility if you can handle.
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