Principal Electronics Engineer

Recruiter
Polytec Personnel Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
We are recruiting for a Principal Electronics Engineer. The position is based in Cambridge and will involve working on cutting edge technology developments for customers. Projects are varied and will involve significant technical challenge and you will be working in a fast paced environment, often to tight deadlines. Working alongside some of the most talented technical people in the world on complex multi-disciplinary medical devices and systems, you will use your excellent general and analogue electronics skills to contribute to and lead cutting edge technology developments for customers around the globe. You will be involved in all stages of the development lifecycle, from initial concept generation through to final delivery and support, and you will be expected to take a technical leadership role. The successful candidate will have an excellent undergraduate degree in electronics with significant experience in an electronic engineering role with a proven track record of design leadership and technical authority. You should also have well rounded electronics experience, with a particular focus on analogue electronics. Practical knowledge in the medical electronics sector is desirable. You should also have excellent collaborative skills along with the ability and enthusiasm to mentor less experienced staff and you will also be a confident communicator with strong client-facing skills. The role may include some travel. Main Responsibilities: Understand client requirements and drivers, and foresee technical challenges Plan approaches to projects Lead the definition of technical solutions, systems architectures and design solutions for product or system developments Work with multidisciplinary teams to deliver robust system solutions and products ready for manufacture Manage internal and external resources to meet the design, build, test and manufacturing criteria Apply your knowledge of the regulatory landscape to ensure standards-compliant design The role may include some travel Qualifications, Skills & Experience: Excellent undergraduate degree in electronics Significant experience in an electronic engineering role with a proven track record of design leadership and technical authority Well rounded electronics experience, with a particular focus on analogue electronics Practical knowledge in the medical electronics sector is desirable Excellent collaborative skills along with the ability and enthusiasm to mentor less experienced staff Confident communicator with strong client-facing skills Specific expertise in the following areas would be advantageous: Low noise design techniques for sensor interfacing Low power design techniques, including ASIC design Analogue modelling and simulation tools Power electronics, including power supply design and motor control Design for manufacture, test, cost and reliability Multidisciplinary system design skills A working knowledge of medical electronics standards This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66893750