With more than 200 employees the family run company VACOM is one of the leading providers of vacuum technology in Europe. VACOM is situated in the heart of Germany near the city of Jena, which is widely regarded as being one the research and technology hubs in Germany. 

More information is available at www.vacom.de

We are looking for an Electronics Engineer (m/f) with a passion for hardware development to join our research & development team.   

About the VACOM research & development team:  
Our group conducts research and development in the quickly evolving field of electronics. We work closely with our product teams and customers to provide the highest quality. If you would like to become a member of our professional and collaborative team, a sense of humour and the ability to keep one’s head in difficult situations is a requirement.


  • Your role:
    • You will work on the development of new innovative products and on the further development of existing products and projects.  
    • You will be involved in the design and testing process of circuits and related PCB layouts, seeing the product through to the final operational phase.
    • You will develop firmware for microcontroller-based operating devices for vacuum sensors and pumps.
    • You will fully document the results your work.
    • You will find suitable solutions in the field of measuring and power electronics.


  • Your skills and qualifications:
    • university degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Microelectronics, Communications Engineering, Industrial Automation or a comparable vocational training
    • practical experience in handling and designing high voltage and high current applications
    • solid knowledge of switch-mode power supplies and their topologies
    • knowledge regarding circuit and layout design, using standard ECED software (preferably EAGLE).
    • experience in the programming of microcontrollers (AVR / ARM) and in the field of Embedded Systems
    • excellent C knowledge
    • strong analytical skills
    • independent and structured way of working
    • willingness to working in a team
    • strong communication skills
    • a high degree of motivation and the wish to enhance one’s abilities

Why work for VACOM?

You will have the opportunity to unlock your potential, both professional and personal. Being a part of a our international team, you will work on exciting projects in the field of product development and research. Your working area is equipped with the most modern and innovative technology. We offer you longterm perspectives and flexible working hours. As a family-friendly company we provide free childcare and fresh food in our canteen.

Do not hesitate to contact us for further enquiries.