Optical Technician

Company Details

Leveraging space technology to improve life on Earth

This position will be responsible for participating in opto-mechanical components preparation, testing and assembly as well as developing and continuously improving the processes to build satellites. 


  • Perform acceptance, assembly, alignment, and calibration of sensitive optical systems according to standard procedures
  • Have a focus on Safety
  • Work for extended periods in a cleanroom environment using the necessary protective equipment
  • Aid in the development and improvement of processes and procedures
  • Technological transfer assistance of engineering prototypes to production
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Collaboration with the training program

About you

  • You are passionate about spaceflight, lenses, telescopes, and complex imaging devices. You thrive in a dynamic environment which can have tight deadlines.


  • MBO Niv. 4 – Aeronautic / Aviation technician (Vliegtuigtechniek), electronics technician (Elektrotechniek), Mechanical technician or similar studies (Mechatronica, Technicus engineering, Optics)
  • Use of scripting languages
  • Preferred experience in optical assembly and calibration in a cleanroom environment
  • We are an international company, so you feel comfortable with communicating in English; Dutch would be a plus

Tagged as: scripting languages, sensitive optical systems

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