Integration Engineer



Fascinated by unmanned aviation? Always wanted to be part of the action instead of dreaming about it? What about being a key player of a scale-up that wants to conquer the world with an amazing product that flies in the Polar Circle, in the desert, above oceans and anywhere in between? Working in a young multi-disciplinary team that produces the best Long-Range VTOL UAV (unmanned helicopter) in its class?

In that case, you must have a look at our job offer!

High Eye ( is a scale-up, that designs and manufactures combustion engine propelled unmanned helicopters (UAVs, UAS, RPAS or drones). The product of High Eye is the Airboxer, a Long-Range unmanned helicopter with endurance of 4 hours. The Airboxer serves a worldwide niche market where, among others, Navies, Coast Guards, Border Control units, Search and Rescue organizations are active. Employees with various backgrounds joined the company, to ensure a wide range of knowledge from aviation regulations to aerospace to automotive engineering and electronics. The team worked on the development of the new Airboxer model for 5 years, the first units will be delivered in 2024.

High Eye has developed from a startup to scale up. Ready for take-off and to fly to even greater heights with us?

Job Summary:

We are looking for a highly skilled UAV Integration Engineer with expertise in networking, electronics, communication protocols, 3D designing, and a passion for pushing the boundaries of UAV technology. As a key member of our dynamic team, you will play a crucial role in integrating a variety of systems, including Radio Frequency (RF) technologies, cameras, GPS, embedded systems, and power electronics, to create cutting-edge unmanned aerial vehicles. Your skills in fast prototyping, troubleshooting, and collaboration within international teams will be instrumental in achieving success.



  • You are responsible for the integration of UAV systems, including networking, cameras, RF systems, antennas, payloads, and power electronics, to ensure seamless functionality and optimal performance.
  • Apply your experience with communication protocols such as RS-232, RS-422, RS-435, I2C, HDMI, UART, SPI, CAN, USB, ETHERNET to establish robust data exchange between interconnected components.
  • Leverage 3D printing techniques for fast prototyping and efficient manufacturing of UAV parts.
  • Integrate and optimize embedded systems within UAV platforms, including navigation systems, sensors, and control units, to enhance overall functionality.
  • Apply expertise in power electronics to ensure efficient energy management between the UAV sub-systems.
  • Optimize the integration of various payloads, ensuring compatibility and efficient operation.
  • Apply strong troubleshooting skills to address complex issues that may arise during the integration and testing phases.
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders to find practical solutions to technical challenges.


Your profile:

  • MBO level 4 or Bachelor’s degree (HBO) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics or a related field.
  • Proven experience on system integration with a focus on networking, cameras, electronics, and 3D designing.
  • Hands-on experience with fast prototyping activities and assembling/disassembling complex systems.
  • Strong understanding of RF technologies, antennas, embedded systems, and power electronics.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to test and validate new concepts.
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative environment.
  • Experience with international teams and effective communication across different cultures.
  • Excellent communication in English (speaking and writing), and Dutch is an advantage.
  • Willing to travel abroad.
  • Proficiency in 3D designing tools such as SolidWorks is a big advantage.
  • Programming skills, preferably in Python or/and C/C++ is an advantage.
  • Experience with technical projects for governments and Defense industry is an advantage.
  • Living and working permit in the EU is a MUST.


What can we offer you?

  • A full-time job (40 hours).
  • A challenging and free role in which you have a lot of influence on your work.
  • Plenty of room for personal development.
  • Competitive package in terms of salary and secondary conditions.
  • A delicious and nourishing lunch is provided.
  • Value a Friday afternoon drink and celebrate successes.
  • The opportunity to grow with us at our beautiful company where we develop and build a very special product that will be flying all over the world.


Location and conditions:

Dordrecht is the location of the company and your job. At this modern facility, in between the helicopters, the whole team, R&D, Assembly, Sales, Marketing, Finance and CEO work together in an open and informal environment where there is plenty of space for growth in every sense of the word, including personal development.


Are you interested?

Do you fit in this young and exciting scale up and are you more than ready to join our ambitious team? Please send an e-mail with your motivation and your resume to and we’ll reach out to you.

We only accept applications from candidates that are currently based and permitted to work and live in the EU.

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