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Electronic Technician


Jun 7, 2023


Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Job Type: 

full time/part time

ionysis is looking for an Electrician / Technician (f/m/d)

ionysis develops next-generation membrane electrode assemblies for electrochemical converters. Even if this sounds like a foreign language to you, don’t stop reading just yet. Our excellent tech team takes care of that, while you might be the perfect fit to complement the team with your hands-on electrician skills.


As a recently founded and well-funded start-up based in beautiful Freiburg, we are looking for an electrician / technician (f/m/d). You work within the tech team hand-on in the lab and produce lab-scale fuel cell prototypes comprising of novel fluorine-free materials. In addition, you characterize your devices.


What we do

To stop climate change and reach Net Zero, ionysis seeks to decarbonize mobility and industry with innovative electrochemical devices. We focus on the core of any electrochemical converter: The membrane electrode assembly (MEA). We develop and manufacture MEAs based on most performant fluorine-free materials for hydrogen technology, including fuel cells and electrolysers. As a spin-off from Hahn-Schickard and the University of Freiburg, we combine scientific excellence with entrepreneurial spirit to bring our innovations to market and scale.

Your responsibilities

  • Purchase of components for the build-up of characterization equipment

  • Build-up of advanced characterization equipment for fuel cell and electrolysis testing

  • Calibration and maintenance of characterization equipment

  • Hands-on team support with your technical skills

  • Conducting and reproduction of experiments

  • Report and present your results in regular technical meetings


Your qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for fighting climate change and contributing to Net Zero

  • Strong team player and getting-things-done mentality

  • A technical education with profound lab experience (Apprenticeship as a technician/electrician/mechatronic or comparable)

  • Diligent, clean and safety-oriented work attitude

  • Professional experience in the energy technology sector and/or the area of device engineering is a plus

  • Basic experience with typical coding software (Python, LabVIEW)

  • Ability, patience and endurance to perform similar experiments repetitively with the same high quality

  • Ability to show initiative and think ahead, with a willingness to proactively take on new tasks

  • Proficiency with common office software

  • Fluency in German and English


What we offer

  • Opportunity to join an early-stage well-financed start-up and shape the culture and processes

  • Opportunity to grow with the company in various roles depending on personal preferences and abilities

  • A young and diverse team with flat hierarchies, valuing collaboration with each other no matter your role at ionysis

  • A competitive salary package and 30 vacation days per year

  • Subsidized coorporate fitness program (Hansefit) and lunch allowances

  • Virtual stock options for all new hires and for exceptional performance

  • Modern and well-equipped office and laboratories in Freiburg

before you apply

Make sure you application is complete:

  • CV

  • Short motivational letter

  • Certificates

  • References, if applicable

Send your application as one PDF file to Lena Kehry via

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