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Excellent future technology looks for dynamic pioneers

Thin, lightweight, flexible and ultra green - the future of solar technology is in organic photovoltaics. Based in Dresden, Heliatek GmbH, is the world's leading company for flexible, organic photovoltaics for integration into various building materials. We are in the transition process from being a pure technology development organization to industrial manufacturing company. For this reason, we are looking for dedicated solar pioneers who are ready to break new ground. Heliatek currently employs around 220 people at its locations in Dresden and Ulm. To support our team in Dresden, we are looking for:

Photovoltaic Reliability Scientist/Engineer (f/m/d)

Your Tasks:
  • Your focus on the analytical consideration of (potential) failures in the long-term behavior of our products under the influence of various stress factors
  • You will plan, run and analyze experiments that simulate aging effects and elaborate correlations to observations on our products in the field
  • You evaluate the behavior of test, pilot or commercial installations in terms of reliability and assess any errors that may occur
  • Based on this, you will initiate and lead development projects with the goal of improved product stability
Your Profile:
  • You have a degree in technical/scientific studies
  • You have knowledge & experience in using data analysis tools (e.g. JMP or R) as well as project management methods
  • Experience in programming with Python is an advantage
  • A high level of analytical thinking combined with the curiosity to get to the bottom of errors and their causes belong to your strengths
  • You enjoy interdisciplinary work and are also characterized by intercultural competence, teamwork skills as well as strong communication skills
  • Experience and knowledge in the photovoltaic or plastics industry is an advantage
  • Your level of the German language is at least B1, both written and spoken


With the job ticket, you can reach your workplace just as easily by public transport connection as via the direct motorway connection including our free company parking lot. The communication style in our collegial, international team is reflecting our flat hierarchy. You can spend your breaks with the drinks provided free of charge (water, tea and coffee from our fully automatic coffee machine) and the fruit/vegetables on offer in our spacious canteen, e.g. while playing table football.

At the annual staff events, you can exchange ideas with over 210 colleagues on how you will spend your 28 days of vacation or what you will do on the next team day.

Your permanent employment contract includes a bonus payment and with flexible working hours and the possibility of a home office, you can assure an optimal work-life balance.

We also think about your future and are happy to support your company pension scheme.

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