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 Characterization Engineer in the CTO office.


Your main responsibilities will be to

  • Develop, validate and improve complex imaging characterization setups: opto-electronic and spectroscopic
  • Investigate and resolve complex issues with image sensor and camera prototypes and products
  • Define new characterization requirements and procedures, perform the measurements and in-depth analysis of the data, report to and work with system engineers to steer toward solutions forward


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.


  • You have a master’s degree in electronics.
  • You have a good understanding of image sensors and optics, and solid hands-on experience with opto-electronic laboratory equipment.
  • You have a good understanding of basic electronics.
  • You are proficient with Python.
  • You have experience with handling large test data sets, and are proficient in analyzing data and creating crisp reports.
  • 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.

Location Mechelen city center, 5 minutes by foot from Mechelen train station, in a brand-new building creating an inspiring work environment.