Instrument Electronics Systems Engineer

Kruibeke, Belgium, QinetiQ [Qinetiq-InstElecSystemsEngineer]

Field(s) of expertise
Electronics Engineering
Job type

About this job

QinetiQ Space, located in Kruibeke, develops scientific experiments for research in space focused on the International Space Station and other microgravity environments. QinetiQ Space is also active in the development of satellites and equipment thereof.We wish to strengthen our team with an instrument ‘Electronics Systems Engineer’.

The high technological aspects and variety make working for QinetiQ Space an exciting challenge. QinetiQ Space offers you a unique opportunity to further develop your talent and to prove yourself at the top of the high technological industry in Flanders. A challenging and exciting opportunity in a team of enthusiastic and inspiring colleagues in the Life Support Systems business is waiting for you.


You will take the technical lead of the project’s electronic aspects over the entire lifecycle. It starts by understanding the customer electronic requirements and translating these into lower board level requirements and performing a conceptual electronics design. Ensure technical steering of design team (internal/external) to work according to specification, planning and cost. Stand for the overall technical coherence and assist the project team during technical reviews. Participate to the instrument level functional and performance test campaigns and make sure the design and test results are properly documented.


We expect candidates to hold a master degree in Electronics Engineering with +5 years’ relevant experience in a similar technical environment. The ideal candidate would be a pro-active, creative, enthusiastic and result-oriented team player with strong planning, organizational and communication skills. Possessing a strong technical knowledge on electronic components and the development flow and showing experience with defining an electronic concept is an asset. Fluency in English is an absolute must.

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