Internship Product Assurance

Job description

We’re currently looking for a Intern Product Assurance to join our team!

Our planet’s survival depends on a sustainable energy future. Existing technologies create progress towards this goal, but to accelerate the energy transition we must unlock additional sustainable energy sources. Ampyx Power is developing an Airborne Wind Energy System (AWES) that can access powerful wind at high altitude using tethered unmanned aircraft.

Do you want to use your unique skills to help us in developing pioneering sustainable energy technology? Join us, and be part of our adventure!

Introducing our team and culture
We believe that a diversity of perspectives, ideas, cultures, and common passion to make a difference is needed to develop our pioneering technology. 
Today we have a team of over 50 highly skilled professionals with more than 20 nationalities working from The Hague and Melbourne. We will be opening another office in Ireland in the near future. Most of our employees have a university degree and several employees have PhD background. 
We have a socially open atmosphere in our company, placing value on trust. We think in terms of solutions rather than problems. We challenge each other and act decisively in our day-to-day work. Everyone's input is valuable and we work with clear deadlines and objectives. This way of working has helped us to make significant steps in our airborne technology development over the past 10 years. 

What are you going to do?
We work in teams to meet our milestones. These are examples of the teams that we have: the Flight Algorithms Team, the Electronics Team, the Aircraft Design Team, the Software Team, the Flight Operations Team, etc. This vacancy is within our Systems Engineering & PA team of 5 people. You will work closely with Stefan to develop the Quality Management System for Ampyx Power.
As a member of the Systems Engineering & PA team, you will be working on:

  • Establishing together with the teams a Quality Management System as guidance for the engineering and development work,  following the principle “write down what we do, then do as written”. 
  • Supporting and guiding the teams with the proper implementation of processes.
  • Perform certain Quality Assurance tasks depending on you skills and preferences.
  • Shaping our powerful engineering Project Data Management tool to Ampyx Power's needs.


What do we need from you to complement the team?

You are studying for an Engineering degree in a field that Ampyx Power is active in, and you are looking for an internship during your Masters' program. 
Ideally you:

  • Are a team player; 
  • Are proactive and you take ownership;
  • Like to learn new skills;
  • Adhere to processes and help improving them;
  • Report in a precise and concise manner;
  • Have affinity for systematic working, achieving quality or pursuing safety;
  • Are proficient in English (speaking and writing). Half of our employees are non-Dutch and our common working language is English;
  •    Are good at writing technical documentation. You report in a precise and concise manner. 

We’d very much welcome the following experiences:

  • You are in your third or final year of your Bachelor program or in your Master program in one of the engineering disciplines;
  • You have certain experience with software (C++ or similar);
  • You work efficiently in a team and support your colleagues, you are able to proactively pick tasks and take ownership; 
  • You enjoy interaction with a diverse engineering team and you can guide the communication.

What do we have to offer?
We offer you an opportunity to contribute to a sustainable energy future. You will be working on a unique innovation using state-of-the-art technologies in an international team of enthusiastic professionals. Together, we will be launching our Airborne Wind Energy technology on the market in the next few years. 
You can look forward to:

  • A internship fee between 300 and 500 EUR per month, depending on your level. 
  • A personalized work-life balance;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • 30 leave days every year;
  • Excellent opportunities for growth via our personal development plan;
  • Excellent opportunities to take initiative and responsibility;
  • Working together with a team of professionals of top international status;
  • A daily freshly-made free lunch.

Where can you find us?
Ampyx Power is located in The Netherlands in the center of The Hague, a ten-minute walk from the Den Haag Hollands Spoor railway station. Our office in The Hague is also easily accessible for candidates from, for example, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Delft, Zoetermeer, Leiden, Rotterdam, Dordrecht and Haarlem. If you have questions about the company or processes, please send an email to If you have more specific, technical questions, please contact Stefan on the following number: 0031 70 4020 168.

Final request
As we are looking for a Intern Product Assurance with the right skills, we would like to ask you to send us the following documents with your application:

  • A CV, written in English;
  • A motivation letter, written in English;

Agency calls are not appreciated.