Electrical Engineer 2020-02-04T11:28:12+00:00

Electrical Engineer

Job position: Internship or Freelance

Starting: Not currently open

Duration: 6+ months

Commitment: Full-time

Compensation: Free lunches and internship fee

Company description:

Mine Kafon is R&D Lab where innovation takes place. With a multidisciplinary team, sustainable solutions for environmental and social problems are developed.

We’re currently looking to expand the team with full-time employees. You will be mainly involved in the Mine Kafon Drone project (MKD). The MKD is developed to substitute current dangerous demining techniques and reach the goal of a landmine free world in 10 years.

Role description:

Thanks to MKD and other projects, our company is growing quickly, and thus we are seeking an enthusiastic full-time electronics and controls engineer to design, build, and test electronics and robotics systems for our UAVs and ground support equipment.  The ideal candidate would have experience with electronics design and debug, industrial control and robotics, and some embedded coding experience.

You will be working with a young, enthusiastic, and creative research and development team consisting of technology experts, cross-disciplinary engineers, product engineers, external developers and industry partners. All of these amazing people work with us to realise proofs of concept, prototypes and products. You will be directly helping eradicate the landmine problem and with it improve lives of people in more than 60 countries.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Designing, prototyping and testing electrical components and assemblies of drones and related sub-systems;
  • Conducting research into existing technologies and how they can be adapted to suit the requirements of our products;
  • Writing documentation of designs and procedures;
  • Communicating with vendors and manufacturers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering, embedded system engineering, aerospace engineering, or related technical field;
  • Experience in one or more of the following: PCB designs, soldering, component understanding and basic coding;
  • Responsibility of your own work;
  • Be able to cooperate as an individual whilst working in a multi-disciplinary environment;
  • Problem solving ability and open to applying new ideas within the company;
  • Authorisation to work in the Netherlands.


  • Embedded software basics;
  • Comfortable coding in C/C++ in an embedded environment;
  • Arduino is a plus;
  • PCB design;
  • Understanding of micro-controllers;
  • UAV/RC experience preferred;
  • Experience with battery chargers/balancers, power electronics;
  • Soldering skills;
  • Linux or Windows.

What will you get:

  • Opportunity to work on an award-winning project;
  • Monthly remuneration;
  • Free lunches and fun environment;
  • You will be directly involved in development of the product and take responsibility for your tasks;
  • You will have the opportunity to learn how to manage complex projects with developers all around the world.

Please apply below by mail and send us your CV

 :  hr@minekafon.org
 :  +31 62 00 85 65 1
Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 17:00