System Architect

Are you the new System Architect we are looking for?!

The Company
Nedstack fuel cell technology develops and manufactures Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell stacks and systems. The main applications of our fuel cells are Built Environment, Industrial and Maritime Fuel Cell solutions. To deliver emission-free energy solutions worldwide, we work closely together with several system integrators. Due to a growing demand for our solutions, Nedstack is rapidly expanding its organization in several departments. In three years’ time Nedstack will be the largest fuel cell factory in Europe, with a production capacity of one gigawatt per year of fuel cell power. At Nedstack we are confident that Hydrogen will be a backbone of the future global energy system. The increasing interest for sustainable solutions will open up many opportunities that you don’t want to miss!

 We are looking for an expierenced System Architect!

Job description

As a System Architect, you are responsible for the process surrounding the creation of system architectures for our PemGen Systems. In this process, you start by drafting requirements (what should the product be able to do, which regulations should it comply with and translate the customer's wishes into technical specifications, etc). During the design phase of the project, the system architect is constantly in the loop and has daily discussions with the various team leads about the design at Electrical, Mechanical and Software field. You work on multiple projects that have different lead times. The System Architect identifies risk inventories (HAZOP/SIL) and defines actions to mitigate these risks within the project. In addition, as System Architect, you are responsible for translating a modular safety concept with adequate safegaurds. In this, it is important that you maintain an overview and know where the priorities lie.

The scope of the responsibilities contains:

  • Drafting requirements for fuel cell portfolio;
  • Definition of an appropriate system architecture with unambiguous system blocks and interfaces that fit the requirements for our fuel cell portfolio;
  • Definition of a modular safety concept based on risk inventories (HAZOP, SIL);
  • Coordinating the technical implementation and monitoring interfaces between disciplines within the design team and with external engineering partners;
  • Validation of system requirements in cooperation with internal test team and external test partners;

Job requirements

  • BSc or MSc in engineering / 5+ years' experience in a similar role;
  • Able to translate the needs of complex product portfolio in functionality, safety and variety into system architecture with as many standardised modular building blocks as possible;
  • Able to convert engineering issues into clear assignments or (re)guidance for the project team, individual engineers or external partners;
  • Able to make a well-considered choice between time, budget, quality and defend that choice towards all stakeholders;
  • Preferably a multidisciplinary interest and broad knowledge;
  • Strong in communication with colleagues and external parties;
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.

Our offer
An opportunity to make the world a better and more sustainable place! At Nedstack you work on our sustainable hydrogen solutions in a dynamic and ambitious work environment. You will work with an international team of highly skilled colleagues whom are all passionate about delivering emission-free energy solutions to the world. The growth of our company offers opportunities for professionals who want to make the difference. We offer a pleasant and informal working atmosphere with attractive terms of employment including a good pension.

When you are interested, please send your resume and motivation to
and hopefully, we get the chance to meet you soon!


Acquisition with regard to this vacancy is not appreciated.