Electronics Engineer

Welcome to Rift Labs – Who are we?

Rift Labs AS is a Norwegian based LED technology company with unique hardware & software-competence. The company was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur and tech wizard Morten Hjerde (current CTO of the company, and founder of Link Mobility), with a vision to create amazing creative lighting.


Since inception we’ve been a technology pioneer and innovator within the photo and video industry, developing our own, proprietary and patented LED lighting technology. We have a large installed base with more than 45.000 units sold to date, and our products are used and loved by photographers and video producers all over the world.


Utilizing unique and patented software, Rift Labs not only develops but also manufactures highly innovative quality lights, having won the prestigious Lucie technical awards and achieving its first commercial breakthrough in 2018.


We now see a tremendous potential for growth based on the company’s core technology and expertise in advanced LED light control systems and have defined an ambitious growth strategy to make us a strategically driven product company. This includes strengthening the organization and Rift Labs’ position in photo and video, investing in new markets, and developing new products & services targeting the vertical farming industry as well as healthcare applications.


To realize our ambitions, we recently completed a highly successful fundraising led by the largest shareholder Karbon Invest, owned by Crayon and Link Mobility founders Jens Rugseth and Rune Syversen. It is the first time the company has raised external capital, with several prominent investors coming on board, including Datum, Carucel and Preben Rasch-Olsen.


We are currently a small team, but we are growing rapidly and are looking for top talent to join us on this great adventure.


The position of Electronics Engineer

As a new member of our engineering team, you will report directly to the CTO. You will become a key member of the technology team, tasked with electronics development.


This is a position for a creative developer who is hardworking and passionate about their work and wants to design key aspects of our electronics systems for advanced lighting solutions.


“We are extremely passionate about technology and innovation, and are strong believers in that cooperation, fun, and inclusiveness can lead to great things!”


At Rift Labs, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a world-class team. You will also have the opportunity to bring new ideas and expertise. Since you report directly to the CTO it is a short way from ideas to making them happen.


There is no such thing as a typical week at Rift Labs, as we are in a growth phase, creating new products, and expanding, so you will have a lot of room for shaping your work and doing what you love the most.


Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop analogue and digital electronics, including electronic simulations
  • Specialize in PCB layout and electronic system design (we use CAD, i.e. Eagle, Altium)
  • Build PCB prototypes. perform qualitative tests, qualify and document these processes
  • Troubleshoot and make modifications when needed
  • Further develop and maintain our existing products
  • Develop test systems to be used in production


Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate is a team player who has the capacity to turn around and get things done. The candidate will also need experience within new product development. The ideal candidate thrives with a mix of office- and laboratory work.


Background / experience:

  • Relevant higher education, minimum bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5+ years relevant work experience as an Electronics Engineer
  • Experience in developing new products, from a to z
  • Good knowledge of both analogue and digital electronics
  • Experience in making electronic prototypes
  • ‌Professional level English‌‌, written & spoken


What can we offer you?

As part of the technology team, you will be a part of a group of people who have a pioneering and innovative mindset. You will have an important role to ensure our future development of our proud history of award-winning products. We will give you plenty of opportunities to grow and you will also have freedom to work the way you want with helpful, talented, and technical team-members around you.


Other positives include:

  • Become a part of an exciting journey.
  • A small team where you will have a great impact
  • Plan to establish new offices in Oslo in 2022
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.


Next step

We would like to make this process as smooth and easy for you as possible. Ultimately, it is our job to ensure that you get a good insight into the company as possible. You can apply via this link, but if you would like further information prior to applying, then please get in touch with our recruitment partner, Kennet Altamiranda Hansen in AvantGarde Search. Kennet will happily send you a full prospect with much more information about the company and the position: kennet@avantgardesearch.no


Are you motivated to join a scaling and growing tech company with an ambitious team of colleagues?


Apply now to become our new addition to our technology team!

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