Ampyx Power is one of the most innovative companies around developing an ‘Airborne Wind Energy’ system and will be launching it on the market in the next few years. Want to join us? We’re looking for a Verification Engineer to help us achieve our upcoming milestones. Do you rely on proof rather than assumption? Do you have a feel for defining expected behaviour for items under test and an eye for detecting minor but significant anomalies?
And, do you want to make your unique contribution to develop a pioneering wind technology for generating sustainable energy? Then we’re looking for you!
About Ampyx Power
Ampyx Power has the ambition to contribute significantly to the sustainable energy mix by accessing untapped energy resources. We develop Airborne Wind Energy systems with an autonomous aircraft that convert wind at higher altitudes into electricity; a cost effective technology using an abundant natural resource.
Your role includes the following activities and skills
Ampyx Power is starting up a test centre, currently planned for County Mayo, Ireland, that shall become operational end 2018 using our next prototype AP-3 Airborne Wind Energy System (AWES). You will start your Ampyx Power career however in The Hague, The Netherlands after which you will be joining the AP-3 system verification program in Ireland .
As AP-3 becomes operational you are in charge of the formal verification aspects of AP-3 flights: you make sure the right data on systems and dynamics are collected, reported and analysed and whenever problems occur you are the key figure in the root cause analysis. With your expert knowledge and enthusiasm, you ensure that Ampyx Power comes through with its promise of innovation.
In particular you will be working on:
Desired skills and experienceAs a Verification Engineer you have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in aerospace engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent with 5 years of experience in a process-driven environment, working on design and/or verification of complex multidisciplinary systems.
Highly beneficial will be:
In an international team of enthusiastic professionals with an innovative mindset you will be working with state-of-the-art technology and revolutionary materials on a unique innovation that will contribute to a fast transition towards a sustainable energy mix.As a Verification Engineer you can also look forward to:
Ampyx Power is located in The Netherlands in the centre of The Hague. As our new Verification Engineer you will however travel along with our tethered aircraft. A test field is present in Kraggenburg, The Netherlands, 2 hours’ drive from the Ampyx Power office, and full system tests are now planned to be performed in Ireland.
Our office in The Hague is easily accessible for candidates from, for example, Utrecht, Amsterdam, Delft, Zoetermeer, Leiden, Rotterdam, Dordrecht and Haarlem.
How to apply
Do you still have questions before you decide to apply? You can contact Michiel Kruijff, Manager System Engineering for technical questions or Layla Groeneweg, HR Manager for general questions about the organisation or the process, both on the following number: 0031-70-4020168.
Interested? Please upload your application ( a cv plus a motivation letter) via our website. We’re looking forward to your application.
Agency calls are not appreciated.