Job Description

Senior Electronics & Firmware Engineer


Salary up to 44k

Outsource UK's leading engineering client are looking to recruit an experienced Senior Electronics & Firmware Engineer to be based in our Electronics centre on the south coast to:

  • design and develop production quality customer-deliverable electronics, used within a range of product families
  • To explore new technologies and solutions that may offer some improvement in efficiency, effectiveness or added value for future New Product Introduction (NPI) projects.

Main Duties

  • - Capture and analyse requirements
  • - Generate formal requirements documents
  • - Generate formal design documents
  • - Make recommendations on design approach, techniques and component selection
  • - Complete detailed schematic designs with supporting calculations
  • - Generate test specifications for verification and validation of the finished design
  • - Produce detailed test reports showing traceability from requirements to validation

Skills & Experience Required:-

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electronics, Electronics Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Preferably a member of a profession institution e.g. MIET and achieved or working towards registration e.g. CEng
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in designing customer-deliverable electronics
  • Good understanding of micro-controller / micro-processor based products
  • Good understanding of analogue and digital circuit techniques
  • Knowledge of communications protocols e.g. RS232, RS485, I2C, SPI
  • Knowledge of Fieldbus and networking e.g. CAN, Profibus, Ethernet, Wi-Fi
  • Familiarity with simulation tools e.g. pSpice
  • Familiarity with schematic capture using OrCAD or similar tool
  • Familiarity with FMEA and other techniques to ensure designed-in reliability
  • Working knowledge of C or other high-level languages would be an advantage
  • Good practical and laboratory skills for evaluating / modifying prototypes
  • Experience with compliance testing to international standards i.e. EN61010 and EN61326
  • Experience working with 3rd-party approval agencies e.g. UL, CSA
  • Understanding of product lifecycle and product commercialisation processes

For more information please contact Liam Fahey on 0161 694 9207/

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