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Research Scientist / Electronics design in Optical measurements team

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 29.5.2019

Form of employment: Full time, Regular
Locations: Oulu, Finland
Application period: May 27, 2019 - June 17, 2019

The mission of the Optical measurements team is to develop optical measurements solutions and high performance instruments for demanding industrial applications as well as for near consumer products. The team has 25 cross-functional experts covering the necessary development chain from application studies to sensor system integration and assembly for the optical instrument development. Optical measurements team is committed to exploitation of project results through industrial commercialization.

We are looking for a Research Scientist / Senior Scientist for electronics design in our Optical measurements team in Oulu. You will work with our experts in the field of optical sensing, machine vision, spectroscopy or optoelectronics. The application areas can vary from agriculture to mining, paper, process and defence industry. You will be part of our cross-functional engineering team (optical-, electrical - and mechanical design, assembly, calibration, testing and software design), which develops prototypes and measurement methods.

Main responsibilities:

- Electronics

  • system level design
  • circuit design and simulation
  • PCB layout and testing
  • optoelectronics

- Turning concepts into working demonstrators/devices (together with other experts)

  • from choosing sensors & components to forming system architecture
  • understanding on boundaries in manufacturing
  • hands-on assembly and laboratory/field testing

- Instrumentation

  • Utilisation of optics and sensing research infrastructure
  • Development of project specific instrumentation
  • Reporting and dissemination of results

We expect you to have

  • Excellent university grades in electronics, mathematics and physics
  • Deep understanding on electronics
  • Basic understanding on optics and programming
  • Solid communication skills in multidisciplinary team
  • Understanding on data-analytics and data visualization
  • Interest in technology
  • Good verbal and written English

As a person you are

Solution-oriented, pro-active and good in communicating with other team-members and interest groups, hand-on attitude getting things done and demonstrated, self-driven and curious to learn and develop new technologies and solutions

At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our people is the core of the next generation VTT. Our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. We offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching.

We offer a great opportunity to develop technological competences in Optical measurements team together with VTT´s top experts. As part of the team you will develop world class measurement solutions to industry in varying applications.

For more information about the position, you can contact Katariina Rahkamaa-Tolonen, Research Team Leader (tel. +358 40 7598890, Katariina.rahkamaa-tolonen@vtt.fi).