Electronics Design Engineer for rapidly growing business

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Ibsen Photonics A/S are looking for new engineers for our spectrometer R&D team, where we develop leading-edge, grating-based spectrometers, which we manufacture and sell to international customers worldwide

Do you want to make a difference in a rapidly growing business working with leading edge technology and climate friendly products for a broad range of industries? Are you a strong professional and a good colleague? Then we might have a position for you.

Ibsen is a global leader in design and manufacture of transmission gratings and spectrometers. We have 5-doubled our turnover since 2014, reaching sales of 141 MDKK in 2021, and employing close to 90 people at our R&D and manufacturing facility in Farum, close to Copenhagen. We work closely with our customers to create value adding solutions, and work continuously to make our business as competitive and sustainable as possible.

Ibsen is ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified, and will be certified according to ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 in 2022.

Join our team in developing new products and technologies

As Electronics Design Engineer you will be an important part of our R&D team of 10 engineers. You will be co-responsible for design of electronics for our spectrometers, production and test setups.

Your tasks will include:

  • Development of firmware and hardware for our optical sensors
  • Design for reliable and robust manufacture and operation
  • Validation and documentation of your work
  • Problem solving related to production and test
  • Project management and coordination

Your background and competencies

We are looking for this set of skills:

  • Engineer or similar education
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with design of electronics
  • Mastering of most disciplines within analogue and digital electronics
  • Experienced user of tools for schematic, PCB layout, and simulation
  • Knowledge of FPGA firmware and hardware
  • Experience with opticals sensors, cameras, and/or high speed interfaces is a plus
  • Experience with or willingness to learn the programming language LabVIEW is an advantage, since we deploy this for most of our test methods.
  • A structured and fact based approach to your work

We plan to increase our competencies within design of spectrometer electronics, and you will have an opportunity to influence this development.

As a person, you have grit and a strong drive to make a difference, and you bring your good mood and sense of humour with you to work every day. You will work closely with your colleagues in R&D and other parts of the company, so it is important, that you are a team player.

Why choose Ibsen?

We offer a challenging position in a rapidly growing company with strong finances and an open and honest company culture. Customer focus permeates our organisation, and you will be part of a well-run and flat organisation where decision-making and execution is key. We have a good and friendly work environment and our employees take pride in what they do. Flexible working hours are part of the job.


If you believe you are the right candidate for the position, please send your CV and cover letter to humanresources@ibsen.com. We are looking to recruit as soon as possible but will keep the positions open until we have found the right candidates. If you want more information about the positions, please call Bjarke Rose on +45 4434 7043 or email bjarke.rose@ibsen.com.


About Ibsen Photonics

Ibsen’s core technology is optical transmission gratings and grating based spectrometers, which we design, manufacture and supply to customers worldwide. Our spectrometers find their way into medical devices and scientific instruments used in sustainable energy, industrial, pharmaceutical, life sciences, security, and many other applications.

We have realised 30% annual growth in the period from 2014 to 2021, and have ambition growth plans for the future. You will join a company with an annual turnover exceeding 140 MDKK and employing close to 90 people at our facility in Farum, just north of Copenhagen. We work actively with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and strive to make a difference.

Ibsen Photonics is majority owned by N. Foss & Co. A/S, a world leader in analytical solutions for the agricultural and food industries, with an annual turnover of 2.5 Billion DKK and more than 1.800 employees.