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Principal Electronics Engineer



Reports Direct

Engineering Manager



Job Purpose

  • The post holder is a member of the Engineering Management team, providing leadership in the design and development of electronic equipment that require embedded solutions.
  • They are responsible for the establishment of best practice design methods within the department.
  • They will deliver projects on time, within budget, and that meet the specification required for the project.



  • Technical ownership of electronics design within the department.
  • Technically mentor and develop electronics team.
  • The development and validation of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Collaborate with internal engineering disciplines, especially firmware, to develop modern, innovative and practical solutions.
  • Interface with internal and external partners as required in performance of their roles and responsibilities.
  • Support Project Management in progress reporting, and delivery to time, quality and cost.
  • Support Product Management in Requirements Capture and Customer Engagement.
  • Support for system integration during development and deliver production ready solutions.
  • Provide input into new feature development.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required

  • Significant experience of electrical and electronics product development in relevant industry (Instrumentation or similar).
  • Demonstrable technical team management and leadership.
  • Experience of modern ECAD tools including simulation of circuitry.
  • Knowledge of the design of High Voltage and Power Electronics.
  • Knowledge of best practice approaches for design in accordance with global EMC standards.
  • Knowledge of quality and design standards (e.g., IEC 61010).


  • Degree qualification in a relevant Engineering or Science-related discipline.
  • Knowledge and experience of embedded products in the Electrical Test & Measurement and Instrumentation sector.
  • Experience of Model-Based Design (MBD) approaches and tools, particularly the Mathworks/Simulink toolchain.

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