Product Test Engineer

about 1 year ago
Full time role
Amsterdam, NH, NL... more
Amsterdam, NH, NL... more

Job Description

We are growing rapidly, offering a unique opportunity to become our very first Product Test Engineer and support a climate tech start-up with a mission to enable a transition to a world with cleaner air, water and energy for everyone.

We are Skytree

Skytree enables a transition to a world with cleaner Air, Water & Energy for everyone. We do this by developing and deploying smart technology that captures atmospheric carbon dioxide, enabling its use or storage to combat climate change and aid society and businesses around the world.

Born out of the European Space Agency (ESA), we are a global team of highly talented scientists, engineers, business development and marketing professionals, supported by an experienced management team. Our working culture is based on a dynamic and smart approach to business with an open and understanding attitude to others and the desire to expand the boundaries of what is possible.

As we enter a new phase of hyper-growth, we are looking for a driven Product Test Engineer willing to go on this journey with us.

Our Core Values

Take a moment to read more about our values on our website.

Your Role

Skytree is well-positioned to be a true disruptor in the carbon tech space this year. We are in an exciting phase, entering a momentum of expansion in which we will be focusing on EU, USA and Asian markets, doubling our team, and most importantly for your role - hiring our first dedicated Product Test Engineer to develop a mature way of testing our products. To facilitate this transition is where your expertise will be needed.

What you could also enjoy is that our laboratory, R&D and product development teams as well as our HQ office are all in the same building. Being still a team of around 40 people, this makes our collaboration smooth and your impact significant. Working closely with our newly joining Embedded Software and Certification Engineer, you play a vital role in the development, testing and improvement of our product. This position comes with a high level of autonomy, and many opportunities for growth. 

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Owning and developing a test environment as well as performing test for:
    products vs. requirements specifications, especially how much CO2 does the unit produce, and is it performing according to the specification in different conditions, as well as quality tests

  • Influencing the product development regarding design for testability

  • Creating test plans, test reports and professional documentation to be able to enter EU, US and Asian markets and obtain safety and other certification(s) needed

  • Active role in quality investigations (creating 8D reports)

  • Active role in the CO2 capture products development

You’ll be part of the product development team and will report to the Head of Engineering, who is there to support and guide you.

Job requirements

  • Master in electronics, physics, IT or a related discipline

  • 3 years of relevant experience focus on testing - in hardware development, mechanical design or electronics

  • Experience with embedded software and IoT in testing environments

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data

  • Ability to design and run product test setup

  • Proficient in English

  • You live in The Netherlands, within commuting distance from Amsterdam (or would be open to relocate)

  • Nice to have: data analysis skills, C++, Python, 3D modeling software


  • Apart from working with great colleagues and a competitive salary, you can also expect these additional benefits:

  • A diverse and international team

  • A company cellphone and laptop

  • Travel cost reimbursement (choose from an NS business card, lease bike, or 21ct p/km as a travel allowance)

  • 25 vacation days per year

  • A (flexible) hybrid working policy

  • A cozy office located close to Science Park train station, also close to the highway.

  • Access to the Science Park and Amsterdam University cafeterias (and all the great and healthy meal options)

  • Regular social activities hosted by our very own Champagne Committee

Need some more info, or have a question for us? Don’t hesitate to reach out! Please send an email to and I’ll get back to you!

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