Location: Belgium, Mechelen

Job description

Spectricity incorporated in 2018, as a spin-off from imec, a leading R&D center in nanoelectronics and digital technologies in Belgium. Spectricity develops low-cost, miniaturized, spectral sensing solutions with the mission to enable applications in high-volume consumer and industrial devices. These fields include wearables, smartphones, security and automotive, and spectral sensing in the field of biomedical health, smart gardening, color sensing, food analysis, smart object recognition.
Within the dynamic, multidisciplinary and fast-growing team of technologists, engineers and application experts, we are looking for an enthusiastic R&D Application Engineer in the CTO office.


Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Co-define new application demos which demonstrate the value of the technology in specific application fields. Present the demos to customers and support the Sales teams.
  • Participate in the development of new application algorithms by performing large data collection trials, setting up experiments and analyzing data.
  • Review new application fields through desk research and customer interactions, and help translate the needs into technical requirements for our sensors and applications. Analyze our competitive value proposition for specific application domains.
  • Support Sales & Marketing teams with advanced application and product questions of the customer: work with the advanced system and application teams to answer complex questions, define experiments to retrieve answers.


Your profile, skills and talents

Ideally you are a creative, self-dependent engineer or scientist, highly-motivated to be part of a dynamic team creating new value, continuously and actively seeking better solutions for our problems. Specifically:

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in electronics, applied sciences, computer science, or similar relevant degree and at least 5 years of experience.
  • You have at least 3 years of customer facing experience.
  • You are proficient with Python.
  • You have basic understanding of electronics, cameras, image processing, computer vision and/or you are a very fast learner in new fields
  • You have good communication skills to interact with different stakeholders inside and outside the international company
  • You are fluent in English, and have good presentation skills

You will help us be successful when:

  • You are a good team player, able to pursue and find compromise through constructive discussion, enthusiasm and skills
  • You are result-driven, you have a natural desire to analyze and solve problems and you are self-critical


What Spectricity offers

An exciting experience in a dynamic start-up environment, in a highly-motivated multi-disciplinary team with global exposure in Europe, Asia and US. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and be creative, to be entrepreneurial and to shape the future of a company.

We are located in Mechelen city center, just across from Mechelen train station, in a modern setting, creating an inspiring work environment.