• NKT Photonics A/S

  • Blokken 84 ,
    3460 Birkeroed, Denmark
  • +45-4348-3900

Senior Electronic Engineer at NKT Photonics

December, 2021: Develops electronics and software/firmware for state-of-the-art laser products. Works within the electronics and software team to take ownership of design, test, documentation and other development related activities for ongoing engineering projects. Designs new products, both from scratch as well as updating current products to new specifications. Understands production capabilities. Is focused on designing innovative solutions to build effective products for customers.


Working with other disciplines, responsible for: designing new laser systems from concept through to manufacture, testing and writing of assembly instructions and bills of materials. Works with team of laser engineers and ensures correct controls, procedures and specifications are maintained. Considers customer requirements over the design lifecycle. Works collaboratively with engineering and project teams to achieve solutions. Ensures deliveries are met within project deadlines. Manages relevant parts of engineering projects. Carries out tolerance calculations were required. Ensures design can be manufactured with satisfactory yield and cost in close collaboration with suppliers. Finds and selects suppliers, e.g. for new capabilities. Assembles the first prototypes to ensure specification is met. Capable of programming in C, VHDL etc to support circuit design. Ensures documentation and release of all work via PLM/PDM and other company systems. Ensures products meet all relevant safety and compliance standards through testing and documentation as required. Works to continuously improve product design, production and cost efficiency.


Senior Engineering Manager. Team leader. Enginering Team. Production. Project managers. Purchasing. Marketing and Suppliers


Manages relationships professionally. Supports team members. Responsible for implementing and managing organisational goals and objectives. Reports on progress of initiatives. Works with team within policy and monitors policy. Responsible for working collaboratively.


A relevant engineering degree.


Ability to take ownership for and lead product development in electronics and software. An experienced engineer skilled at communicating with management, other engineering disciplines and team members. Excellent data analysis and problem-solving skills. High level of attention to detail and commitment to quality and reliability. Excellent team player with practical and methodical working practices. Expert in electronic engineering or software engineering. Strong organisational skills to be able to work on multiple concurrent activities. Innovative. Can work independently and mange time effectively.


Greater than 10 years of experience in developing electronics or firmware for embedded systems over the complete product life cycle. Knowledge of laser systems is desirable. Detailed knowledge of state of the art electronic and software technologies. Experience of working with external partners. Experience with tolerance calculations. Experience documenting design and instructions. Experience of creating cost effective solutions.


Up to 10% annually, potentially globally.


Business English is required.


NKT Photonics is a dynamic, international high-tech company and

a leader in the development, manufacture and supply of high-performance lasers

and photonics. We employ some of the best and most creative people in our

industry ad they have helped to make us one of the fastest growing and most

innovative photonics companies in the world.

Benefits of working with us include 25 days Annual Leave,

Pension, and Life Insurance cover, some flexible-working time, free car

parking, free EAP, lost of family friendly policies a sigh up to BUPA

healthcare at discounted rates.

Our employees are our biggest asset. Our great co-workers are

the top reason we all love working at NKT Photonics. Together, we tackle

complex challenges and dig into unexplored territories. We welcome all ideas

and backgrounds and encourage a healthy work-life balance.


If you wish to apply please contact us with your CV. If you have a cover letter, please save this in one document with your CV as you are only able to upload one document. We look forward to hearing from you!