Electronic Design Engineer

Orion Electrotech

Job Title: Electronics Design Engineer

Location: Sheffield

Type: Permanent, Start date ASAP


Purpose of the Electronics Design Engineer role: To develop software and features of both existing & new product.

Powerstar is a trading name of EMSc Global Ltd a forward thinking, award winning, innovative business that is a market leader in the design and manufacture of energy management solutions. Powerstar exports to 17 countries and has operations in UK, Europe USA and Australia. Powerstar are now looking for an electronic design engineer to work in a small team environment developing hardware and firmware for our existing and new products. The candidate must have a good understanding of power electronics and software languages.

Electronics Design Engineer Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design and implement software of embedded devices and systems (Microchip) for Energy Systems, especially for transformers from requirements to production and commercial deployment
  • Building and testing PCB prototypes including soldering components
  • PCB design for the control circuit for Energy Systems
  • Design, develop, code, test and debug system both software and hardware
  • Review code and design
  • Integrate and validate new product designs as well as hardware design and development
  • Support software QA and optimize I/O performance
  • Provide post production support
  • Assess third party and open source software

By joining this business as their new Electronics Design Engineer you will be rewarded with:

  • Company Pension
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 days for Bank Holidays
  • Optional Private Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • EAP Programme
  • Virtual GP Service
  • Extensive training & progression opportunities

Requirements for the successful Electronics Design Engineer

  • Minimum of 5 years design experience in an industrial environment
  • Proven working experience in software and or power electronic engineering.
  • Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets as well as PCB design
  • Solid programming experience in C or C++
  • Solid experience in PCB design via mentor pads and Altium designer
  • Proven experience in embedded systems design with pre-emptive, multitasking real-time operating systems
  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
  • Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces and hardware subsystems
  • Adequate knowledge of reading schematics and data sheets for components
  • Strong design and test documentation and writing skills

To apply for this Electronics Design Engineer role, click “Apply now” or contact Rhianna Beckett at Orion Electrotech, Reading to discuss further.