Mechatronic System Engineer

About Onnes

Onnes Technologies is a pioneering company focused on developing cutting-edge technologies in the field of Quantum Scanning Probe Microscopy (qSPM). Our mission is to enable single-spin resolution imaging of quantum materials and biological samples at cryogenic temperatures. With successful product launches like the CRYO-WALKING nanopositioner (arQtika) and cryogenic Vibration Isolation System (cVIS), we are paving the way for the future of Quantum Microscopes. Join us at our QDNL Fieldlab, where we collaborate closely with esteemed scientists and industrial partners to explore applications and drive the development of a full single-spin resolution Quantum Microscope product.

Role overvieuw

We are seeking a talented Mechatronic System Engineer with a strong affinity for Scanning Probe Microscopes, Mechanical Vibration Attenuation, or Cryogenics to lead our R&D efforts in enhancing our cryogenic Vibration Isolation System (cVIS). As the driving force behind this project, you will be responsible for translating concepts into prototypes and Minimum Viable Products (MVPs). Working closely with our team of physicists and research instrument engineers, who possess extensive expertise in engineering for cryogenic environments, you will manage development projects and ensure technology objectives are achieved within our established roadmap and timelines.


To excel in this role, you should be a proactive professional with a solid academic background in Mechatronic Engineering and a passion for working with physics, cryogenics, or vibration attenuation. Your experience as a Mechatronic Engineer and project manager will be crucial. You must be adept at engaging in technical discussions and leading teams of engineers, leveraging your hands-on experience in similar projects. We value well-organized individuals who are self-driven and thrive in a small team environment with a flat hierarchy and ample room for innovative initiatives.

Your profile

  • MSc in Mechatronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Professional experience managing Mechatronic projects with a small team.
  • Passionate about tackling challenging engineering problems.
  • Self-organized and objective-oriented, thriving in a small team of experts with freedom to operate.

What we offer

  • Join a dynamic and inspiring Deep Tech environment with an exciting Quantum Sensing roadmap.
  • Collaborate within an experienced and entrepreneurial team, where you will have the freedom to make a significant impact.
  • Competitive senior-level remuneration package.
  • Full-time or part-time employment with hybrid working options.

Apply now

If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge, please send your resume (CV) and a compelling cover letter to Join us at Onnes Technologies and be at the forefront of revolutionizing Quantum Microscopy!