Electronics System Architect


Are you a System architect and ready for a new challenge in the lighting industry?

If working with power electronics is where your passion lies, then we have the perfect opportunity for you… take the leap and become an Electronics system architect at Seaborough Research!
The electronics team within Seaborough focuses on generating intellectual properties while solving the biggest challenges in the lighting industry related to penetration of lighting. This is a full-time job and as a system architect you will be able to research and develop the feasibility of new technologies. You will provide direction on the modern topologies to be used in products.

Are you a System architect electronics with the following skills?

  • You are an experienced professional in the system architecture, product design and manufacturing processes in the power electronics industry
  • You are recognized by peers because of your technical competences & knowledge
  • You have the ability to build strong working relationships and communicate on various levels in an international environment
  • You will actively contribute and steer all aspects of electronics development: planning, tracking, architecture, development, configuration management, testing, integration, validation, and documentation to meet the business commitments
  • You are familiar with DFM (Design for Manufacturing) and DFT (Design for Test) principles to ensure that electronic designs are manufacturable, cost-effective, and meet industry quality and safety standards
  • You lead design reviews and generate documentation, including process specifications, DFMEA
  • You have in-depth knowledge of Switch Mode Power Supplies and experience implementing them in hardware designs
  • You have knowledge in one or more electronic engineering fields, such as signal processing, analog and digital design, firmware, high voltage electronics and EMI
  • You lead the definition, implementation and supervision of PCB layout rules and constraints

As a System architect electronics, here is what you will mainly be up to:

  • Developing architectural concepts in an R&D lab environment, to ideate and build new and innovative electronic and system lighting propositions in a multidisciplinary and international team
  • Design and development of conventional and non-conventional drivers including DC/DC converters, AC/DC converters for lighting applications
  • Performs electronic simulations using e.g. LTSPICE, MATLAB
  • Managing outsourcing activities at electronics development partners
  • Supporting allocation of manufacturing and other supply chain decisions
  • Documenting specifications, concepts, designs and test analysis results
  • Failure analysis of samples from production environment or field
  •  Keeps records of all inventive ideas, designs, and improvements


Your education, knowledge & work experience:

  • Master’s degree in electrical / Electronics / Power Electronics or equivalent
  • 5 to 10 years of broad experience within the electronic field, in multidisciplinary development teams
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience as an Architect is a plus

Your soft skills:

  • Good communication skills and proficient in English and preferably in Dutch
  • You are a structured individual with good problem solving skills
  •  A team player, analytical, pragmatic, creative and pro-active


  • A dynamic and young organization full of ambition to make the world a better place.
  •  Relaxed working culture: We value good coffee and have regular fun activities (voluntarily).
  • Multicultural environment: We are a various team and have our roots in more than 10
  • Good location: Our light and spacious office building (incl. labs) is located at the Amsterdam
    Science Park.
  •  Connectivity: the Amsterdam Science Park is well connected by public transport. It is a 5-
    minute walk to the nearest train station.
  • Personal growth and development: We will support you with coaching and training designed
    to help you develop your skills.
  • Reward: competitive salary, a great pension plan, market conform additional benefits, and
  • a short-term and long-term incentive to share in the success of our company.


Seaborough invents, develops, and commercializes ground-breaking innovations for the
lighting industry and beyond. The company runs several long-term research and development
projects in collaboration with world leading research institutes and universities.

Our inventions are commercialized through licensing contracts with strategic partners.
Seaborough is highly committed to supporting these partners during the implementation phase
of its intellectual property in finished products. This is a way we make the real difference.
Seaborough was founded in 2013. Since then we have experienced strong growth with great
collaborations, big inventions, and even bigger plans for the future. At Seaborough, we give meaning to light!


Please contact HR: Anne Jansen (a.jansen@seaborough.com) for more information or to apply.