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Scientific Data Analyst

Our high energy optics unit develops and produces x-ray and gamma-ray optics for astrophysical and medical applications. As part of the development of Silicon Pore Optics, large quantities of data are generated when the optics are manufactured, when the optics are characterized at X-ray synchrotron facilities, and when simulations are run to match models and data.

We are looking for an experienced scientific data analyst to support the high energy optics team of cosine. The ideal candidate would have a university degree in a scientific subject where data analysis and graphical representation play an important role.

Skills and qualifications

  • A background in physics, or another exact science at an academic level – a PhD degree is a plus
  • Proficiency in writing shell or Python scripts to chain data processing tools, since all graphical data output at cosine is performed with Python
  • Familiarity with version control software such as Git
  • Ability to solve problems efficiently, pragmatically and independently
  • Ability to produce publication-quality graphics
  • Experience with command-line tools in a Unix environment
  • Knowledge of Matplotlib is an advantage
  • Proficiency in English, more languages such as Dutch, Danish, Italian or German are an advantage
  • Good scientific communication and presentation skills
  • Aptitude for conceptually understanding a broad range of metrology systems

Core responsibilities

  • Analyse and correlate large quantities of metrology data
  • Use existing data processing and plotting tools, support the development of new ones
  • Organize the data and the results according to the cosine guidelines
  • Prepare and present data for discussion during periodic data meetings and for reviews held with external parties
  • Summarise the results in technical notes

We offer
A challenging full-time job in a growing and international setting with highly innovative technology and applications.


We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Business Developer to help us expand our clientele in the commercial market of remote sensing instruments for small satellites.

You will represent cosine and need to possess the dedication to create and execute an effective sales strategy, which works in a market that changes continuously and thus requires deals to be closed quickly. Your main task will be to drive sustainable financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with clients.

Skills and qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience as a business developer in remote sensing or geodata collection and services – experience in the space or aerospace market is appreciated
  • Strong track record of business-to-business sales
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing
  • Ability to cold call potential clients with confidence
  • Availability to travel worldwide without restrictions
  • MSc or PhD degree in a technical or exact subject – hands-on experience in developing measurement systems and techniques is appreciated
  • Closing skills, pragmatic and energetic
  • Proficient in Dutch and English, more languages are an advantage

We offer
A full-time job in a growing and international setting, where you can combine your business development skills with highly innovative technology and applications.

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We are looking for an ambitious and energetic Project Assistant, who will provide support to the high energy optics business unit of cosine.

Skills and qualifications

  • University degree from a recognized institution of secondary studies or an equivalent qualification in Business Administration
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office products, including MS Project
  • Knowledge of LibreOffice is a strong advantage
  • Knowledge of ESA administrative and financial processes is a definite advantage

We offer
A part- or full-time job in a growing and international setting, where you can combine your organizational skills with highly innovative technology and applications.

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For more information contact Marlies Bonnet.