Where: The Automotive Campus in Helmond or remotely. For some (also senior) roles we are accommodating people to work from outside of the Netherlands for the majority of their weeks. But for the full on-site experience: Helmond is part of Brainport: the heart of Europe's innovation. You will feel at home here.
Domain: Electrical Engineering
Experience: 2 - 5 years of experience
Degree: Master degree
Working at Lightyear is a unique experience. You get the opportunity to work for a company with a pure and meaningful mission. A mission that will make a positive and lasting impact on future generations.
What will you do as an Electronics Engineer?
Our objective at Lightyear is to develop the most efficient long-range solar electric vehicle. If you join us you will become part of the Electrical domain within engineering. The opportunities and development potential we can offer is tremendous, think of our revolutionary inverters or perhaps your interest or build up expertise lies in other interesting areas within electronics. Either way, you will answer a broad range of electronics related questions throughout engineering with eagerness.
Your days will never be the same, you will work with highly motivated and talented colleagues on several challenging topics. On Monday you will work thoroughly on an "blocking" electronics topic and on Tuesday you will help making a detailed planning for a different part of the car. On Wednesday you will dive into a super specialistic simulation for Lightyears in-house developed Vehicle Performance Model and work closely together with our Performance Engineers. Thursday is a day in which you will work with our expanding Software team to develop a new tool that will make your work easier so you can focus on the truly interesting and future changing concepts. Of course, on Friday you will enjoy our epic (online)Friday afternoon drinks and at the end of the week having a highly contributed feeling about the achieved results. Building the way forward for Lightyear.
Because of our young and fast growing organization you are able to influence your activities in such a way that you gain the highest level of efficiency. Your entrepreneurial mindset can thrive to make sure that you work on the right topics at the right time. Your job will consist of but is not limited to:
What do we expect from an Electronics Engineer at Lightyear?
In order to succeed in the dynamic world of Lightyear pro-activity, professionalism, communication and adaptability are crucial. We are looking for people with an ambitious attitude who learn from the past (tried and tested) and who strive to set new standards. Furthermore we are looking for someone with:
What can you expect from Lightyear?
In addition to a challenging role with tremendous potential we also offer:
At Lightyear we are building an electric car that charges itself. From our experience at Solar Team Eindhoven, we know this is only possible starting from scratch. At Lightyear we bring together a multidisciplinary team of highly motivated engineers, designers, and visionaries to challenge the status quo. Write the story with us!
"Lightyear is an exceptional team that puts together people from all over the world with the same goal of creating a meaningful positive impact in our society. I felt welcome from the very first day and working with such motivated engineers gives me the energy I need to do my best every day."
"Lightyear is een geweldig bedrijf om voor te werken. Het voelt voor mij meer als familie dan een werkgever. Klinkt misschien een beetje heftig, maar het is zo. Je maakt makkelijk vrienden op werk: iedereen is vriendelijk, behulpzaam en zo gemotiveerd om echt een verschil te maken in de wereld.”