Senior System Architect

EindhovenDevelopment & Engineering

What we do together is what makes us stronger. Customers do not tell us what they want to see us make, they tell us their problem. The role of System Architect is to translate this problem in a suitable solution. During the process that will follow, several people will be working on your design. You keep track of the situation and status to make sure the technical side of the projects to keep everyone on board. Accelerate along with us!


Job Description

Your contribution to a project starts at the very beginning: the early discussions with (potential) customers. Together with the Business Developer or Account Manager you lead a technical discussion to understand customer problems and assess how NTS can solve them. Then develop and discuss possible solutions at hand and present to customer together with the Business Developer or Account Manager and the Project Manager. During the project you are a key contributor setting requirements and implementing new advanced system architectures, high-level mechatronics design and execution of best-in-class solutions. The goal of this trio is to come up with a consistent system design that meets the functional specifications of our customers within the boundaries of overall cost and timing. The System Architect is the end-responsible for the technological side of the projects.

At NTS, we do not stop at just creating the design. Because of our broad range of manufacturing sites, we design, create prototype, go to 0-series and the following serial production. As System Architect, you are connected to your projects until they hit the serial production stage. The involvement in these stages of the project is important to keep track of manufacturability and learn for future reference.

Besides the technical tasks, you also represent NTS at conferences, fairs and presentations. You stay up to date on the newest developments in your area of expertise. You will be the key contributor to the development of the NTS technology road map and competence development. While defining the roadmap together with fellow system architects, you will be in the lead of one (or more) competence team(-s) to enable knowledge growth within company. Finally, you coach and lead a group of professionals in and out of the projects.


Job Requirements

  • Master/PhD degree in Engineering (Mechatronics, Physics or similar);
  • More than ten years solid background in setting-up, maintaining and optimizing functional architecture of mechatronics system design in a multidisciplinary (Mechatronics, Dynamics, Motion Control, Embedded SW, Electronics) context;
  • Expert in assessment and mitigation of technical risks using dynamics analysis or creating proof of principle prototypes and designing and performing verification experiments and qualifications;
  • Experience with predictive modelling, FEM analysis and multi-physics simulations is a must;
  • Experience with vacuum applications, applied optics, opto-electronics or laser technology is an advantage;
  • Interested in and up to date with recent mechatronics product, actuators and sensor technologies and process level technologies;
  • Well-developed communication and social skills with a pragmatic attitude. You know how to convey complex topics in an understandable, pleasant and convincing fashion;
  • Open minded, customer oriented, proactive and determined;
  • Showing leadership skills and strong stakeholder management;
  • Proficient in English language.

Your Impact

Ready to be challenged and really make an impact? At NTS you contribute to a more sustainable, healthier and future-proof world. Our shared passion and drive to devise the best innovative solutions for our clients energizes us and unites us as a company.

Creating, connecting and innovating together. It’s very important for us to do this together. We have confidence in your knowledge and expertise. However, your team spirit is just as important to us. Being there for your colleagues and learning from each other and helping each other. This enables us to bring out the best in each other and to guarantee the best results for our clients.

Your passion-driven expertise, affinity with the technical sector and team spirit will really make an impact at NTS.

Your Team

Development & Engineering
No two days are the same when you work on unique, complex projects. On designing and improving groundbreaking products for our clients. You’re the one who works on technical developments and solutions on a daily basis. Together with your multidisciplinary team. You see opportunities in what appear to be impossibilities. Whether in the field of mechatronics, cleanliness, optics, mechanics or software. You’re expert in developing highly complex products for and with our clients. Your work has a real and concrete impact for your colleagues in production and assembly and, in particular, for our clients.

Your Terms of Employment

Working at NTS means working in a successful and dynamic high-tech company which has a leading and much respected market position. You can tell immediately from the dynamic atmosphere in our offices and production environment. Everyone at NTS is driven to be the best at what they do. We recognize and pay attention to every employee and proactiveness is highly valued.

Our employees are pioneers. Inquisitive and proactive professionals who wish to continue to develop. We make this possible. We invest in technology and in our employees. Since our customer portfolio includes a large number of leading international companies, every assignment is challenging and innovative.

Your unique challenge at NTS includes at least the following conditions:

  • Informal and friendly working atmosphere;
  • A modern work environment where we encourage each other to flourish;
  • Competitive salary;
  • 27 days holiday plus 13 free days resulting from the reduction in working hours scheme.

Working at NTS

At NTS we make “the impossible”. What’s special about our work is that our products are really unique and indispensable. We attach a great deal of importance to our contacts, both as supplier and employer. This characterizes our work culture and atmosphere. NTS achieves world-class results while always maintaining its no-nonsense attitude. The friendly and personal working atmosphere is what sets us apart as employer.

About NTS

We accelerate innovation at NTS. How do we do this? With our technical expertise we provide (opto)mechatronic systems and mechanical modules from A to Z, thus improving our clients’ technical innovations. We do this for clients who are active in the semiconductor, health, analytical and optical industries. NTS is involved throughout the process, from the drawing-board to the test phase. For us, “Accelerating the Future” also means that we strive for long-term relationships with both our clients and employees.


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