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System Architect

Full-time
VitalFluid

5656 AE Eindhoven
T: +31 (0)85 06 03 025
E: hr@vitalfluid.nl

Language: English / Dutch
Hours / week: 40

Location:

High Tech Campus 25

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System architect

VitalFluid is a young and dynamic company specializing in plasma technology and the development of Plasma Activated Water (PAW) applications. PAW is a relatively new phenomenon that is produced using just water, air and electricity. The properties of PAW can be used in agriculture, medical applications and water purification. VitalFluid concentrates on the development and commercialization of PAW technology. The initial focus will be on the agro sector, where PAW can be used as a sustainable alternative to conventional synthetic and organic fertilizers to treat seeds and as a sustainable method to increase plant health and resilience. In addition to the agricultural sector, applications are also possible in the medical sector and for the cleaning of surfaces. As a result of growth, we are looking for a system architect to expand our team. If you want to be at the very heart of upscaling, improving and implementing our green PAW technology, then bring your passion and join our team!

Role

The system architect is the spider in the web driving the machine/application basic system & process design. Safeguarding it can fulfill the defined customer and technical requirements. You collaborate with and integrate all the applicable disciplines and functionalities, eg plasma technology, chemistry, physics, electrical engineering and software. You lead the multi discipline team, deliver the basic process design and the prototype if applicable, challenge and approve all the technical and process requirements of the sub-processes and the integral process design. Hands-on approach is conditional for being successful.  

Tasks

  • Developing and defining basic system & process designs.
  • Setting up customer & technical requirements.
  • Challenging and approving (sub-) system specifications.
  • Assessing and mitigating technical risks.
  • Leading the multi disciplinary project team.
  • Monitoring and reporting on management aspects of quality, timeliness and budget.
  • Handing over the prototype to production after delivery and approval.
  • Contributing to the VitalFluid R&D roadmap.

Job requirements

  • WO (electrial engineering, physics, mechatronics) discipline, and 5-10 years of working experience.
  • Experience in creating complex system architectures
  • Basic knowledge and experience with disciplines such as electrical engineering, software development, chemical technology, physics and mechanics.
  • Experience with certification standards.

Skills

  • You work accurately, have effective communication skills and show ownership/commitment.
  • You are a team builder and bridge builder so that the various disciplines come together.
  • Proactive attitude.
  • Communicative (oral and written) skills.
  • Flexible attitude.
  • Strong personality possesses persuasiveness and knows how to make connections. Can deal with resistance.
  • Working/thinking outside your comfort zone and field is not a problem for you. 
  • We are an international team and work worldwide so fluency in English is a must.

What can we offer you? 

VitalFluid offers you a great opportunity to contribute to new sustainable technologies that will make our world a better place. In addition, we offer a competitive benefits package, an open, international and ambitious corporate culture where we value continued learning and development for all.