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Open Position: Electronics Technician (80 - 100 %)

July 2023

Basel Precision Instrument GmbH offers high-end, ultra-low-noise and ultra-stable electronics for quantum research. A spin-off of the University of Basel, our team of low-noise electronic experts works closely with the University's quantum and low-temperature research groups. With a dynamic environment and a customer base of 100s of research labs worldwide, we offer an exciting opportunity to be part of a high-tech start-up.

We are currently seeking an Electronics Technician to join our team. As a crucial member of our production team, you will be responsible for the assembly, calibration, and testing of our precision instruments. Your expertise in electronics will be pivotal as you work with our engineering team to maintain the highest quality standards. Additionally, attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently will be essential for your success in this role.

If you are passionate about precision instruments and want to be part of an innovative high-tech venture, we look forward to hearing from you. Join us on this exciting journey and help shape the future of quantum research electronics!


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assemble and calibrate low-noise ultra-stable electronic laboratory instruments.

  • Produce silver-epoxy-based cryogenic microwave filters.

  • Conduct calibration and testing of high-end electronic devices and document the results.

  • Assist in packing, shipping, and other ad-hoc tasks as needed.

  • Support R&D efforts by performing measurements and data analysis.

  • Provide technical support to our valued customers.

  • Occasionally represent the company at exhibitions and customer visits.


Strengths of the candidates:

  • Technical background in electronics or a related field.

  • Previous experience as a technician or laboratory assistant is beneficial.

  • Proficient in verbal and written English; knowledge of German is a plus.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work independently.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.


We offer:

  • An exciting and challenging work environment.

  • An opportunity to actively contribute to building a start-up.

  • Support and training from our expert team.

  • High potential for personal and career growth.

To apply, please send your motivation letter, resume, work certificates, and reference contacts to

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