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Senior Electronics Engineer

Our client is seeking a Senior Electronics Engineer to works within the electronics and software team to take ownership of design, test, documentation and other development related activities for ongoing engineering and defence projects. You will be expected to design new products both from scratch as well as updating current products and new specifications and be focused on creating innovative solutions to build effect products.


  • Working with other disciplines, responsible for designing new laser systems from concept through to manufacture
  • Testing and writing of assembly instructions and bills of materials
  • Works with team of engineers and ensures correct controls, procedures and specifications are maintained
  • Considers customer requirements throughout the design lifecycle
  • Works collaboratively with engineering and project teams to achieve solutions
  • Ensures deliveries are met within project deadlines
  • Manage relevant parts of engineering projects
  • Carry out tolerance calculations were required
  • Ensures design can be manufactured with satisfactory yield and cost in close collaboration with suppliers
  • Finds and selects suppliers, e.g. for new capabilities
  • Assembles the first prototypes to ensure specification is met
  • Capable of programming in C, VHDL etc to support circuit design. Ensures documentation and release of all work via PLM/PDM and other company systems
  • Ensures products meet all relevant safety and compliance standards through testing and documentation as required
  • Works to continuously improve product design, production and cost efficiency

Expected to

  • Manages relationships professionally
  • Supports team members
  • Responsible for implementing and managing organisational goals and objectives
  • Reports on progress of initiatives
  • Works with team within policy and monitors policy. Responsible for working collaboratively.


  • Ability to take ownership for and lead product development in electronics and software
  • An experienced engineer skilled at communicating with management, other engineering disciplines and team members.
  • Excellent data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • High level of attention to detail and commitment to quality and reliability
  • Excellent team player with practical and methodical working practices
  • Expert in electronic engineering or software engineering


  • A relevant Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Greater than 10 years of experience in developing electronics or firmware for embedded systems over the complete product life cycle
  • Knowledge of laser systems is desirable
  • Detailed knowledge of state of the art electronic and software technologies
  • Experience of working with external partners
  • Experience with tolerance calculations
  • Experience documenting design and instructions

Experience of creating cost effective solutions.

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