Raman Spectroscopy Specialist

Job description

“It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do.” STEVE JOBS


Dutch technology, global impact

SPEKTRAX is moving fast. We are looking for new colleagues who don't ask us what to do but who will actively help us achieve our goals. Are you interested in being part of something big? Want to change the world for millions around the globe by providing new, faster and reliable diagnostics? This is your chance to not just make a tremendous impact on a national level, but on the global health issues that we are currently all facing. Ready to join Spektrax?


Your personal mission

We are missing a central role in the R&D team, therefore we are actively looking for a Raman Spectroscopy Specialist. The ideal candidate is creative, has a lot of experience with working with biological samples and Raman spectroscopy and can work in a fast paced, innovative environment. You will work on:

  • Validation of our COVID-19 test (and next products)
  • Improve our Raman spectroscopy set-ups
  • Analyse and improve spectra and their acquisition parameters


You will also be working closely together with your colleagues on topics like maintaining appropriate ISO 13485 standards. It’s a team effort.

Job requirements

About you

To make sure you are the high energy colleague with the required qualities, you should maintain a certain skill-set. We’ve listed them for you, so you can make sure you check all the boxes.

  • 3+ years of experience in a comparable role.
  • Experience with (working with / building) different raman setups and applications, preferably handheld/portable raman
  • Good laboratory skills and laboratory knowledge
  • Experience in documentation of experiments (protocols and reports)
  • Experience in working with biological material (ideally bacteria/viruses)
  • You are fluent in the English language.
  • You love cutting edge technology and the combination of raman spectroscopy, machine learning and diagnostics.
  • You are in it to make a change!

The SPEKTRAX culture
We have a very open and transparent way of working and we don't believe in a very hierarchical structure. Since everyday in the SPEKTRAX office is different, it would be impossible to give you all the details of your job description. If you are in for variation, leaving your mark in our fast-moving organisation and working together as a real team, then SPEKTRAX is definitely the place for you. Freedom and responsibility are key in our proactive and independent workplace.


About us

SPEKTRAX was founded in April 2020 with one goal: to help the world deal with virus crises such as the COVID-19 with an innovative, ultra rapid, reliable testing method. We aim to get our diagnostics solution available as soon as possible. Validation & certification processes are currently ongoing and we are looking for the right people to help us get there.