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Careers at Lightyear

Are you ready to impact the future? Join us

Let us introduce ourselves

Through innovation, dedication, and daring, we are shaping the future. We have a clear vision. To offer clean, renewable mobility for all. To make this a reality, we must overcome countless obstacles. By coming together, we’ll tackle this mission head-on, and we believe we can shape a cleaner, healthier world.

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"We are engineering a new reality, and at Lightyear, impossible means nothing.”

Lightyear is more than just a job. It takes highly motivated visionaries, with a daring attitude and great adaptability to drive our mission. Our people look beyond standard conventions and create impactful solutions to complex challenges. With Lightyear 0, we have built a car for the future. A vehicle of change. Our team’s innovation, imagination, and critical thought will pave the road to a bright, clean future of mobility.

Working at Lightyear

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Our values

Think independently

Our thinking is not constrained by anything. To change the world, we have to challenge assumptions about what is (and isn’t) possible. Dare to think differently, but don’t reinvent the wheel.

Be bold

We make the impossible possible. We are willing to do what it takes. We embrace big ideas.

Deliver the change

Our work creates a dent in the universe. We deliver meaningful value to our users and the world. We commit to results. We need to cooperate to succeed.

Put people first

Our work is focused on improving the lives of as many people as possible. We always treat anyone openly and with respect. We support each other in the best way we can.

Take responsibility

We are collectively responsible towards our environment. We own our decisions. We acknowledge our mistakes and shortcomings and learn from them. We only succeed if we all play our part.

Offices

Find our bright and airy HQ at Brainport, Europe’s innovative heart. As well as unlimited views of our solar electric car, you’ll enjoy modern work spaces, comfy meeting rooms, focus nooks and creative spaces. Plus, good coffee and fresh fruit. What more does the active mind need?

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Need a change of scenery? Just a short drive from our Helmond HQ you will find the bright and modern offices of our Venray location. You can even take a stroll through the impressive 3600 m2 production floor to witness the development process first-hand. How’s that for inspiration?

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If the regular commute to Helmond looks longer than you’d like, you can make the most of our central hub in Utrecht. At Spaces - House Modernes, you’ll find a contemporary and cheerful spot to do your best work. And with a professional barista on site, you can’t go wrong.

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At Lightyear, we empower our people to do their best work on their own terms. If that means being surrounded by the creature comforts of your own home, we fully support you. Most opt for a hybrid approach — remote drinks just aren’t the same, are they?

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“Lightyear is a place where pioneers come together to work on something bigger than themselves. Each and every one of us has a unique contribution to our shared vision.”

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What's in it for you?

Working at Lightyear benefits you, and our planet. On top of your salary, you get extra compensation in shares, as well as 40 holidays a year to unwind and refresh your creativity. We won’t lie, working in a scale-up makes for a very dynamic workplace, which isn’t for everyone. But working at Lightyear means combining your expertise with like-minded peers to create something that truly matters. Lightyear is where people get true joy out of building the road towards a cleaner future.

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Current openings

91 openings

Internship - Recruitment

Helmond / Remote>

Accounts Payable Administrator

Helmond / Remote>

Graduation internship/thesis assignment - NVH

Helmond>

Internship - Product Marketing

Helmond>

Software Delivery Engineer

Helmond / Remote>

ADAS/Autonomous Driving Test Expert

Helmond / Remote>

Tech Recruiter (Software & ADAS)

Helmond / Remote>

Payroll and Compensation specialist

Helmond / Remote>

Project Coordinator Solar

Venray / Remote>

Battery System Architect

Helmond / Remote>

Software Test Engineer - Embedded

Helmond / Remote>

Manager Design for Service

Helmond / Remote>

Internship Prototyping - speaker enclosure for vehicle doors

Helmond>

Software Test Engineer - UI

Helmond / Remote>

Power and Energy Testing Test Lead

Helmond / Remote>

Material Planner

Venray>

Production Leader

Venray>

Internship | Minimizing the process-induced stresses of vehicle-integrated PV modules through simulation and experimentation

Helmond / Remote>

Solar Prototyping Engineer (Electrical)

Venray>

Medior Software Engineer - Core Platform

Utrecht / Remote>

Solar Proto Lead

Venray>

Manufacturing Engineer - High Volume

Helmond / Remote>

Graduation Internship - Solar Engineering | Data Analysis

Helmond / Remote>

Graduation Internship - Solar Engineering | Electrical modeling of vehicle-integrated solar systems

Helmond / Remote>

Embedded Software Quality Expert

Helmond / Remote>

Leadership Team Coordinator

Helmond / Remote>

Financial Controller

Helmond / Remote>

Platform Software Engineer

Helmond / Remote>

Chapter Lead

Helmond / Remote>

Graduation Internship | Real-Time Power-Hardware-in-the-Loop Test Automation for Drivetrain

Helmond / Remote>

Performance Engineer Energy Storage & Conversion (Battery Management)

Helmond / Remote>

Internship - Quantifying the thermal behavior of vehicle-integrated photovoltaic modules

Helmond / Remote>

Project Management Process Lead

Helmond / Remote>

(Senior) Lab Technician

Helmond / Remote>

Design Studio Engineer

Helmond / Remote>

VP Product & Experience

Helmond / Remote>

Internship / thesis - Sintered connections

Helmond / Remote>

Student job - Power Electronics

Helmond / Remote>

Internship - V2X Control strategy for Bi-directional On-Board Charger

Helmond / Remote>

Internship - Happiness

Helmond / Remote>

Product Owner (Embedded) Software

Helmond / Remote>

Software Integration & Test Engineer

Helmond / Remote>

Scrum Master

Helmond / Remote>

Technical Writer Electrical & Power Electronics

Helmond / Remote>

Electrical Engineer - Solar

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IT Support Engineer

Helmond / Remote>

Application Administrator

Helmond / Remote>

Group Lead Testing Organization

Helmond / Remote>

About Lightyear

We design for independence and convenience. We create clean solar electric cars that can drive off-grid and into all of life's adventures.

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 848620