Innovation Solutions Engineer

Dectris AG

Dectris AG

Infos sur l'emploi

DECTRIS is a successful and growing hightech company that develops and manufactures X-ray and electron cameras to spark scientific breakthroughs around the world. While photographic cameras capture visible light, DECTRIS cameras count individual X-ray photons and electrons. Our 170+ employees are located in Switzerland, the United States and Japan.
At DECTRIS, academic research meets agile industry practices. The company's roots are deep in the scientific community and our scientists publish new research results every year. At the same time, our engineers, technicians, administrators, and commercial experts work hard to make sure our customers benefit from the latest technologies without delay.
Since the beginning of 2022, our company has been on a journey towards self-organisation. We follow the principles of self-organised work according to Sociocracy 3.0.

Your Tasks
  • Collaborate closely with market, product, and R&D stakeholders to understand requirements and deliver innovative minimum viable test prototypes
  • Develop test prototypes by leveraging existing products and technologies
  • Conduct in-house and customer site measurements to validate market assumptions
  • Maintain records of prototypes, tests, and results
  • Present results and findings to internal stakeholders and attend scientific conferences

Your Skills
  • Proven ability in fast and lean prototyping of systems, including building blocks such as electronics, mechanics, firmware, software, and calibration algorithms
  • Hands-on experience with X-ray computed tomography and/or reconstruction algorithms
  • Proactive, hands-on, pragmatic, and solution-oriented mindset
  • Sound programming skills in Python or a similar language
  • Background in battery research or industrial inspection (e.g., Gigafactory) in the start-up space is preferred
  • Master's Degree or higher in engineering or natural sciences
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
We Offer
  • A successful and growing high tech company in an international, scientific environment.
  • Joining the global leader in HPC X-ray detectors for science and industry. Our Developers design cutting-edge detectors to support the state of the art science and technology.
  • An international work environment formed by more than 170 experienced engineers, scientists and other professionals. The company languages are German and English.
  • Excellent, flexible working arrangements to enable professional development and personal life balance.
  • An attractive working environment: modern infrastructure with wheelchair-accessible rooms, small fitness room, underground car park, subsidised meals, free snacks and drinks, various company events, internal and external training, home office options, after-work beers and other joint leisure activities.

Are you motivated to develop proof-of-value X-ray detector solution prototypes? Do you have experience in battery research or Gigafactory inspection? Then join our newly formed "New Market Innovations Team" and lead groundbreaking ideas to become the next big success story at DECTRIS. You will collaborate closely with Market Development, as well as Core Market, Product, and R&D stakeholders to prove value creation assumptions by building and testing minimum viable systems.


  • Dectris AG