We are looking for an Electronics Engineer, flexible in your approach to work and appreciate when you need to be thorough and when you need to be fast.
You are not afraid of saying you don’t know but you are passionate to find out;
You are open about the mistakes you make, and you fail fast and learn quickly. You take critical review well and see it as a positive, you understand it makes for a better product;
You can take your technical expertise and communicate it to non-technical peers whilst showing patience and understanding towards them. You can take non-technical design requirements and propose technical approaches to solve them;
You are willing to help in areas outside your skill set. You understand we are all working towards the same goal.
What you will do
You will design brave, exciting and cutting-edge wearable products for women in a newly emerging femtech industry;
You will see your design progress from concept to mass production and beyond;
You will draw schematics and layout PCBs to meet design requirements, this may include designing supporting test equipment to aid product development and mass manufacture;
You will source components for your designs and create costed BoMs for them;
You will write, test and debug firmware for products should they require microcontrollers. Sometimes you may need to develop software to support firmware development and mass manufacturer testing;
You will assemble or outsource assembly of your electronic design which can include soldering, solder pasting, hand placed SMT and reflow. You may rework designs if required without the re-fabricating PCBs;
You will disassemble and reverse engineer products;
You will provide technical support for customer care and other departments for existing products in the field.
You will have 2+ years experience in electronic engineering;
A degree in science or engineering or equivalent vocational experience;
A solid understanding of electronic theory;
Drawing of schematics and drafting PCB layouts with an appreciation for EMC, Design for Manufacture (DFM) and Design for Cost (DFC) when appropriate using a PCB design package;
You can compile fabrication packs of your designs for PCB manufacturers and source components to create costed bill of materials;
Demonstrable ability to develop firmware using C/C++ programming language or other appropriate languages, tools and toolchains. This will also include fault finding and debug hardware and firmware using various techniques and equipment including logic analysers, oscilloscopes, and debug probes;
You can assemble electronic prototypes using your skills in soldering, rework and SMT hand place and reflow.
You are comfortable with software development to aid in your hardware and firmware development with languages such as python;
You have experience in MCUs including ARM Cortex M design and development this may include various connectivity protocols including Bluetooth Low Energy and WiFi;
You are comfortable with repositories and versioning of hardware and firmware files;
You are comfortable writing firmware in VSCode in a Linux or MacOS system.