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Firmware / Electronics Engineer - N Bucks

My clients in North Bucks have an immediate requirement for an Electronics Hardware Engineer / Firmware Engineer.

This role is commutable from Milton Keynes, Newport Pagnell, St.

Neots, Biggleswade, Sandy, Bedford.

There is some flexibility for occasional work from home although candidates should expect to commute into the office three days each week.

The role may involve occasional travel to meet with customers and support product deployment.

My clients are a world leader in in the design, manufacture and continuous improvement of wireless condition monitoring solutions.

Their technology is used in 35 countries in rail, construction and mining.

More than 30,000 sensors were installed last year, helping users manage ground and structural movement, landslide risk, geotechnical behaviour, rail track movement and much more.

They are on the lookout for a versatile and talented Electronics & Hardware Engineer, with a keen interest in firmware development, to join a robust multidisciplinary engineering team.

The ideal candidate will have a broad skill set in electronics and hardware development, with a significant emphasis on firmware, and be enthusiastic about diversifying their expertise.

This role involves a 60% focus on firmware and 40% on hardware tasks, requiring a strong foundation in electronic engineering principles, proficiency in firmware development, and the capability to innovate and tackle complex problems.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
- Design, develop, and prototype electronic hardware systems with a focus on low power wireless solutions, balancing a 60/40 workload between firmware and hardware developments.
- Lead the firmware development lifecycle from concept to deployment, including coding, debugging, and documentation.
- Work closely with a strong multidisciplinary engineering team on exciting and challenging projects, ensuring seamless integration and alignment with product specifications and timelines.
- Transform engineering challenges into marketable products quickly by leveraging expertise in low power wireless technology and creative problem-solving skills.
- Mentor and guide both peers and juniors in their career progression, sharing knowledge and expertise in hardware and firmware development.
- Conduct comprehensive testing and validation of hardware and firmware components to ensure product reliability, efficiency, and compliance with standards.

Relevant Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications:
Candidates should assess their suitability against the following essential and/or desirable relevant knowledge, experience & qualifications:

- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or related fields (or equivalent experience).
- Experience in electronics hardware design and firmware development, with a willingness to broaden skills across both areas.
- Strong proficiency in programming languages such as C & Python.
- In-depth experience with PCB design software (e.g., Altium Designer) and firmware development tools.
- Solid understanding of microcontrollers, and peripheral interfaces (I2C, SPI, UART, etc.), with an emphasis on low power design.
- Excellent problem-solving abilities, capable of working both independently and collaboratively within a team.
- Effective communication and documentation skills, with the ability to convey technical information in a clear and concise manner.

-Any experience with wireless technologies (Cellular, Lora, Bluetooth) will be an advantage for this role.
-Experience with certification processes (EMC, CE, FCC) will be considered an additional asset.
- Familiarity with basic concepts of mechanical design will be advantageous.

Salary to c£60k, negotiable for a candidate with extremely well matched skills & experience.
Workplace Pension Scheme with matched employer contributions.
Life Assurance scheme.
Cycle to Work Scheme.
Tech Purchase Scheme.
Learning & Development scheme including a variety of training courses.
Flexible working hours.

If you wish to showcase project(s) through a GitHub repository please provide the link on your CV.

To apply for this Electronics Hardware Engineer / Firmware Engineer in North Bucks please contact us ASAP!

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive package including benefits
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Electronics
  • Recruiter: Blue Marble Recruitment
  • Tel: 07720 841 444
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: EFSE-712026-AG
  • Posted: 2024-04-18 12:27:28 -

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