Power Electronics Engineer

Salary: up to £100,000

Location of work: Hybrid. You can work remotely when the task work suits.

Location of office: Milton Keynes

The role:
A growing start-up electronics business with very secure financial investment are looking to recruit a Power Electronics specialist to the team.

The business is using cutting edge disruptive technologies to design highly efficient power supplies that use high frequency AC and operate at very high speed. These power supplies can be applied to various applications and will make an offering that is different to anything currently available on the market.

The business is receiving interest from a wide range of customers in different industry sectors where their power supply solutions could be applied. Some of the industries proof of concepts are to be designed for are Agriculture, Emergency Services, Lighting, Mini-Grid and other Commercial applications.

As the work is so cutting edge and disruptive to power distribution you will have the opportunity to work on all conventional power supply topologies but will also be working with resonant topologies.

You should have experience with push-pull, buck and boost, flyback and resonant topologies and have experience designing power supplies to output High Frequency AC using GaN, SiC all in digital power with micro’s and fpga’s and frequencies ranging from 50 kHz up to Megahertz. The use of silicon carbide in product designs illustrate how cutting edge the developments are.

You should be a Power Electronics Engineer who can work through the full lifecycle, be comfortable working in a lab, and can use one of simulation packages mentioned below. You should also have magnetics and full design documentation experience.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Power Electronics/ SMPS expertise
  • Simulation programmes e.g. PCM, PSpice, LT Spice, SIMetrix /SIMPLIS
  • Invertors/ Power Bridges
  • PFC
  • Resonant topologies
  • EMC


Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: Up to £75,000

Location of office: Edgware, London

Location of work: Hybrid Remote Working

The role: Our client, a well backed, fast growing start-up in the sports tech sector are now looking to add an experienced Embedded Software Engineer to join their team to work on the development of their next generation of products.

Skills and experience required:

  • C/C++ programming
  • RTOS or Bare Metal
  • Microcontrollers – ARM Cortex, STM32, Microchip PIC etc
  • Memory interfacing (EEPROM, FLASH, SRAM, SD card)

Their engineering team is made up on a multidiscipline team of likeminded people including sports scientists, electronics engineers, mechanical engineers and software developers and they are looking for Embedded Software Engineers who are keen to work as part of a team whilst taking ownership over their own time and workload.

This role will suit embedded engineers who are passionate about technology and keen to develop state of the art hardware and software to allow people to gain more insight in the live sports sector. You will be keen to be part of a team and be motivated by working on a variety of projects with the chance to contribute throughout the full lifecycle.

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Linux
  • Experience with RF Transceivers (UWB, ISM, Zigbee, WIFI, etc)
  • Python
  • Version Control – SVN, GIT etc

Package includes: Salary of up to £75,000 + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours and more

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity apply with an up-to-date CV today or contact Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions.

System Design Engineer

Position: Systems Design Engineer

Salary: Up to £60,000

Location of Work: Fully Remote

An electronics business who are leaders in the design and development of complex mission critical software, are looking for a systems design engineer to work on the “left hand side” of the V life cycle. The business are a multinational, with huge cash reserves, a strong order book and are looking to improve upon what was a very successful 2023 by adding to the Systems Design Team. The business is looking for the right talent, and as a result is more than happy to consider System Engineers who would like ‘fully remote working’.

The embedded software used in the businesses mission critical applications controls complex Bluetooth related applications, and their client portfolio is a who’s who of the worlds bluechip companies. You will be working with a hugely talented team of engineers who take great pride in their work and are all on the same goal of ensuring the company continues to deliver its goals and provides stable and enjoyable employment. The team you will work in is cross functional, and as a result the System Design Engineers role will be pivotal to ensuring that all the separate entities in the team are succeeding.

The System Design Engineer will be working on the left hand side of the V life cycle and as a result be responsible for working closely with customers, who will be some of the biggest companies in the world, whilst working as a product owner in a cross functional team. The System Engineer will need to have the ability to understand the customers technical requirements whilst designing and developing solutions from concept to launch, whilst designing solutions and formalised representations that meet the customer needs.

The knowledge of safety critical standards and functional safety standards will be key very much a nice to have, but one that would be appreciated by the business alongside the use of CAN tools such as CANoe and CANdela studio whilst delivering prototype to external and internal stakeholders.

The business will offer the Systems Design Engineer a salary of £40,000 – £60,000 plus bonus, pension and competitive package and fully remote working.

If you would like to apply for the Systems Design Engineer role, please send your CV to Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions.

Field Application Engineer

Job Title: Field Application Engineer

Location: Fully Remote Working

Salary: Up to £45,000 + Car, bonus, healthcare and more

The Role: A successful and growing electromechanical business that develops, manufactures and sells electromechanical components (e.g. connectors, switches, assembly products) is now looking for a Field Application Engineer. You will have electronics design knowledge and be comfortable interacting with non-technical customers and sales agents.  In this role you will be mainly working remotely and will be expected to travel throughout the southern region of England to various customer locations on a regular basis.

This role will be made up of 2 primary aspects:

  • You will be visiting electronic customers to understand and support their requirements, you will be responsible for advising which components would be suitable for their product design developments. This will mean visiting and speaking to customers as well and doing presentations from time-to-time.
  • You will be responsible for training a team of 5 to 6 sales engineers so that they have the technical acumen to have technical conversations with perspective customers, to help better understand their needs and make accurate recommendations.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Electronics design skills – educational or industrial experience
  • Fault-finding and trouble-shooting of PCB design related issues.
  • Knowledge of the electro-mechanical industry including use of materials, environmental effects and constraints
  • Strong communication and
  • Degree qualification in an Engineering related subject

Desirable Skill and Experience:

  • Experience teaching or mentoring
  • Knowledge of cable harness assembly practices.
  • Any technical sales experience – telephone or face to face based.

Due to this role involving regular travel it is essential the successful candidate holds a dull UK drivers license, a company car will provided and expenses will be fully reimbursed.

Please contact Laurence Powell or Chris Oddy at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Ltd to discuss this role in further detail.

Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Location of work: Fully Remote working

Salary: Up to 50,000

The Role: Due to continued growth our client is now seeking an experienced Embedded Engineer to join their team working towards the development of their next generation products. Their products improve people’s lives, and you will have the chance to make a real impact in all new development.

They offer a very flexible remote working scheme and are offering the right Embedded Software Engineer the chance to work on a variety of exciting new products. You will be joining small team working in an agile environment, so the ability to work closely with other engineers and experience working throughout the full development lifecycle is required.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Embedded software design
  • C/C++ programming
  • RTOS experience– FreeRTOS, AzureRTOS, ThreadX etc

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • ARM processors (STM32, Cortex-M)
  • Bare-metal development
  • Wireless protocols: Bluetooth, Zigbee, LoRaWAN, Thread etc

Please contact Laurence Powell or Chris Fawcett at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Ltd to discuss this role in further details.