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At WAINVAM-E, we have embarked on an exciting adventure aimed at technological and scientific progress. We are looking to add more innovative and forward-thinking individuals to our team who share our core values of Inclusiveness, Creativity, Safety, Diversity, Environmental & Social Responsibility, and Challenge.

For free applications, send us your CV on: [email protected]

OPEN POSITIONS

Job offer (full time, permanent contract) : Analog electronics technician M/F

About us :

WAINVAM-E bridges the gap between high-potential academic research and usable technology solutions. This transformation process is made possible by facilitating cross disciplinary collaboration between scientists, and then connecting them with business-oriented professions. WAINVAM-E develops metrology and non-destructive testing solutions based on the use of magnetometers exploiting the manipulation of the electron spin of the nitrogen-vacancy (NV) color centers in diamond.

Required profile :

We are looking for a motivated candidate with at least 5 years of experience in electronic circuit board design and manufacturing. A good knowledge of layout softwares as well as soldering techniques and use of a reflow oven are required.

Experience with Altium, Eagle, Fusion 360 softwares and measurement equipment would be a plus.

The technician should demonstrate curiosity, scientific rigor, creativity and ability to work in a multidisciplinary team. Good relational skills and good English level are essential.

Missions and responsibilities :

The technician will be in charge of the design and manufacturing of the analog electronic boards needed for our sensors. He / She will have to work in collaboration with the R & D engineers to implement their different needs. He / She may also have to do maintenance on some of our electronic systems. The tasks or responsibilities will include among others:

  • Electronics schematic design (in collaboration with the R & D engineer in-charge of the electronics systems)
  • Choose the right components and PCB
  • Design layout of electronic boards
  • Soldering of traversing components as well as SMD-components
  • Validation of the integration of the PCB into the mechanical systems
  • Test and measurement of the fabricated boards
  • Writing of technical files and protocols.

 

Conditions :

Full-time contract, CDI

Location: Ploemeur (56), Brittany, France.

Starting date: As soon as possible

Application :

Send you resume with a description of your achievements to: [email protected] 

Please report the reference WVE-PC-ELE/GG-202106 in your application.

Job offer (full time, permanent contract) : Research engineer Cell biology M/F

Context

WAINVAM-E bridges the gap between high-potential academic research and marketable technology solutions. We specialize in developing quantum sensors based on spin manipulation of nitrogen-vacancy (NV) color diamond centers. These spins are very sensitive sensors for nanoscale magnetic field allowing the design of devices for non-destructive testing, cellular imaging and magnetic resonance imaging devices at molecular scale. By developing metrology solutions and innovative data inversion models, WAINVAM-E provides better diagnostics and control techniques for industrial and biomedical applications.

Missions and responsabilities :

In order to develop our biomedical research activities, we are looking for a cell biology scientist to take charge of all biological activities within the R&D department. The tasks will include among others:

  • Set up a biology laboratory (not yet available) in accordance with safety standards
  • Define safety measures for protein, DNA, cell handling (among others) and disposal of biological waste
  • Design and execute cell culture experiments
  • Design experimental protocols for uptake of nanodiamonds into cells and study the cellular behaviour in various conditions (protein expression,viability, oxidative stress, etc.)
  • Set up biochemical assays (Western Blot, ELISA, …) and cell-based assays (proliferation, apoptose, …) with analysis protocols (chromatography, fluorescence/confocal microscopy, spectrophotometry, cytometry,…)
  • Write experimental protocols and reports in relation to the carried out activities
  • Participate in the monitoring of the laboratory stocks and supplies
  • Carry out a literature monitoring and technological watch
  • Build national and international networks in the field of biology and medicine and set up industrial and / academic collaborations
  • Participate in new national and international grant applications and timely execution of  project objectives
  • Propose new biological and biomedical applications for NV technology

Required profile :

We are looking for a Ph.D in cell biology, with 3-5 years of academic and/or industrial research experience. A strong background in cell biology, particularly in cell culture and statistic data processing, is essential, as well as good laboratory practice. Knowledge of oxidative stress mechanisms and their alterations in diseases such as cancer, infectious diseases or degenerative diseases is a plus. Theoretical/experimental knowledge about nanoparticles/nanodiamonds is beneficial. A prior experience in setting up a biology laboratory is also a strong asset. Good English language skills are also necessary.

Rigour, in particular with regard to safety instructions, autonomy, initiative and decision-making are essential qualities for this position. We are also looking for profiles with good communication skills and a certain interest in multidisciplinary activities.

Conditions :

Full-time contract, permanent contract

Location: Ploemeur (56), Brittany, France

Benefits: WAINVAM-E offers competitive salaries based on experience to encourage motivated and creative people to contribute to its success. As an employee, you have the opportunity to become a shareholder of the company

Starting date: as soon as possible

Applications :

Send your resume with a description of your achievements to: [email protected]

Please report the reference WVE-PC-BIO/ABN-202106 in your application.

6 months R&D internship : Realization of bio-chemical functionalized nanodiamonds with NV centers for sensing applications, M/F

Place: Ploemeur (56)

Approximative date: July to December 2021

The company :

WAINVAM-E bridges the gap between high-potential academic research and marketable technology solutions. We specialize in developing quantum sensors based on spin manipulation of nitrogen-vacancy (NV) color diamond centers. These spins are very sensitive sensors for nanoscale magnetic field allowing the design of magnetic resonance imaging devices at molecular scale. By developing metrology solutions using highly sensitive measurement tools and innovative data inversion models, WAINVAM-E provides better diagnostics and control techniques for industrial and biomedical applications.

The project :

Under optical laser pumping, fluorescence properties of NV centers enable a very sensitive measurement of external parameters such as magnetic fields. The intern will take part in the chemical / biomolecule functionalization of nanodiamonds surface for specific analyte (e.g proteins) sensing applications. He/She will optimize protocols for surface functionalization, characterization using different microscopy and spectroscopy techniques. The aim is to have reliable surface functionalization protocols for targeted labeling/sensing of analyte of interest in complex chemical/biological environments. The functionalized nanodiamonds will be used for sensitive, reliable detection of analytes using custom-made confocal microscope.

The intern will by surrounded by different engineers in the team to complete his/her tasks. He/she will take part of transverse tasks of the R&D team of WAINVAM-E: bibliography, meetings, reports, He/She might also be in contact with academic laboratories and companies, in France and abroad.

The candidate : 

We are looking for a motivated candidate with an equivalent of Bac +4 or Bac +5 (Master 1 or Master 2) in chemistry, with strong knowledge in nanomaterial properties and characterization, basics of optics and atomic physics. An interest in biosensing is a plus. Curiosity, rigour, creativity and the ability to evolve in a multidisciplinary environment are expected. Good relational skills and good English level are essential.

Gratification : 

1000 € (gross) per month

Contact :

Dipti Rani : [email protected]

Apprenticeship : System and network administration, M/F

Place: Ploemeur (56) – Brittany – France

Starting date: 2021

About us:

WAINVAM-E bridges the gap between high-potential academic research and usable technology solutions. This transformation process is made possible by facilitating cross disciplinary collaboration between scientists, and then connecting them with business-oriented professions. WAINVAM-E develops metrology and non-destructive testing solutions based on the use of magnetometers exploiting the manipulation of the electron spin of the nitrogen-vacancy (NV) color centers in diamond.

Missions and responsibilities:

The WAINVAM-E IT department is responsible for the technological evolution and security of its IT infrastructure. Within this department, the candidate will participate in the development, implementation and technical support of solutions in conjunction with the engineers’ teams.

The project have 2 parts :

  • Infrastructure As Code :

Already implemented for the main part of it with Terraform and Ansible.

The candidate will be in charge of analysing the existing infrastructure and will participate in the improvement of the solution in order to guarantee the security and monitoring issues of the infrastructure.

  • Technical support :

The candidate will actively participate in the definition of the IT needs of   WAINVAM-E teams. He/She will ensure the deployment of the solutions as well as the support to the end users.

Required profile:

A motivated candidate following an apprenticeship (BAC+1 to Bac+3) in systems and network administration.

Curiosity, rigour as well as analytical, synthesis and writing skills are expected. Good interpersonal skills and a good level of English are essentials.

Contact:

Send your application to: [email protected] 

Please report the reference WVE-AC-SAO/GLF/202106 on your application

Apprenticeship: Optical developments for NV center magnetometers, M/F

Location: Ploemeur (56), Brittany, France

Start date: 2021

Company:

WAINVAM-E bridges the gap between high-potential academic research and usable technology solutions. This transformation process is made possible by facilitating cross disciplinary collaboration between scientists, and then connecting them with business-oriented professions. WAINVAM-E develops metrology and non-destructive testing solutions based on the use of magnetometers exploiting the manipulation of the electron spin of the nitrogen-vacancy (NV) color centers in diamond.

Project:

An NV center is a type of crystalline defect in diamond with particularly interesting physical properties. When optically pumped by a laser, it allows, among other things, a very sensitive measurement of magnetic fields. Our team is currently developing a magnetometer based on this principle, for various non-destructive testing applications. The apprentice will participate mainly in the development of the optical part of this magnetometer.

The missions entrusted to the apprentice will be:

  • Participation in the conception of the optical/mechanical design of the magnetometer
  • Study and characterization of various optical subsystems (UV bonding, fiber optic coupling, …)
  • Participation in the design and testing of electronic subsystems associated with the sensor
  • Setting up of adequate measurement benches
  • Writing of technical documentation

The apprentice will be able to rely on the help of the different engineers of the team to carry out his/her work. He/she will also participate in the transversal tasks of the R&D team: bibliographic watch, progress meetings, reports… He/she may be required to be in contact with academic laboratories and companies in France and abroad.

Required profile:

We are looking for an apprentice in optics.

A good knowledge of optical alignment and electronic measurement devices is required. Rigor, curiosity, creativity and ability to evolve in a multidisciplinary environment are expected. Good interpersonal skills and level of English are essential.

Contact:

Send your resume to: [email protected]

Please report the reference WVE-AC-OPT/FB-202106 in your application.

Apprenticeship: Electronic board design and production, M/F

About us :

WAINVAM-E bridges the gap between high-potential academic research and usable technology solutions. This transformation process is made possible by facilitating cross disciplinary collaboration between scientists, and then connecting them with business-oriented professions. WAINVAM-E develops metrology and non-destructive testing solutions based on the use of magnetometers exploiting the manipulation of the electron spin of the nitrogen-vacancy (NV) color centers in diamond.

Required profile :

We are looking for an apprentice in electronic board design and manufacturing.

A good knowledge of RF measurement equipment as well as the steps for the fabrication of PCBs is required.

The intern should demonstrate curiosity, scientific rigor, creativity and ability to work in a multidisciplinary team.

Missions et responsabilities :

An NV center is a type of crystalline defect of a diamond. These centers have very interesting properties. Under optical pumping with a laser and excitation through microwaves, it enables a highly sensitive measurement of magnetic fields.

Our team is currently developing such kind of magnetometer for various applications of nondestructive testing. The apprentice will be involved in the development of the electronic part of the magnetometer as well as the manufacturing of the PCBs and the set-up of the test bench. He/She will also participate in the overall research and development activities of WAINVAM-E.

Terms :

 Location: Ploemeur (56), Brittany, France.

Starting date: September 2021.

Application :

Send your resume with a description of your accomplishments to: [email protected] 

or directly to Gabrielle Guitton: [email protected]

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Today’s leading technology company in the heart of Brittany

1 rue Galilée
Espace Innova
Parc Technologique de Soye
56270 Ploemeur
FRANCE

+33 (0)2 56 31 26 99

[email protected]

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