Electronics Engineer

Position: Electronic Engineer

Salary: up to £50,000

Location of office: Durham

Location of work: WFH Hybrid working available

The role: Our client, an industry leader throughout Europe and the US are now seeking an Electronics Engineer to join their electronics and software design team in the Durham area. Our client has been developing and manufacturing bespoke solutions for over 30 years and will be continuing to grow in 2022.

Their ideal candidate will be strong writing embedded/firmware level software in C or C++, microcontroller design (ideally PIC) and you should be knowledgeable around electronics design (circuit design, PCB design etc). You will be an all-round design engineer and enjoy variety and daily design challenges in your role. Whilst any hands-on electronics design experience is desirable, and you should be comfortable working within a small design team made up of engineers from different backgrounds.

In this role the successful Electronic Engineer will be working within a growing team and can expect to take a lead role on all things embedded design focussed. On offer is a strong salary and benefits package along with the chance to work on a host of new product development projects in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Embedded/firmware design and development in C or C++
  • Degree qualification in Engineering subject
  • Design for microcontrollers – PIC ideally
  • Full development cycle experience

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Electronics design
  • Python or Java programming
  • PCB Design – Altium ideally
  • SMPS design

For more information on this fantastic opportunity please get in touch with Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight from KO2 embedded recruitment solutions.

 

 

 

PLC Programmer

Position: PLC Programmer

Salary: Up to £50,000

Location of office: Newcastle

The Role: Our client is now seeking a PLC Programmer to join their Engineering team in the Newcastle area. The ideal PLC Programmer will be experienced in a similar role and be comfortable taking the lead on all matters PLC. You will use your knowledge and experience to design, develop and maintain new and existing manufacturing equipment to meet the company’s manufacturing requirements.

The successful PLC Programmer will be joining a mixed skilled team, you will be provided with support and assistance from the team, but you will be the designated Engineer for all things PLC related. You can expect your role to include:

  • Delivery of robust PLC software solutions meeting the requirements of the business mainly on Siemens systems
  • Improving existing systems
  • Supporting processes and safety improvements
  • Contributing to the development of relevant company systems and processes
  • Work closely with the team on specific projects and requirements

You will ideally enjoy being hands on and working within a manufacturing environment, be capable of managing your own time and workload and be experienced with Siemens PLC systems. You will be joining a close knit, supporting team with every opportunity for career growth and up skilling in relevant areas.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Siemens PLC systems
  • PLC automation software and coding
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field
  • Experience in a mechanical and manufacturing environment

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • LabView
  • AutoCAD
  • Windows software packages
  • Fanuc Robot programming

Please contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Ltd to discuss this role in further detail

Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: Up to £50,000

Location of office: Newcastle

Location of work: Remote Working

The role: An exciting role has now been created for an Embedded Software Engineer to join one of UK’s fastest growing technology companies specialising in the emerging robotics and automation market. Our client is currently working with a host of market leaders towards the development of a range of revolutionary products. Their head office is in the Northeast but they are happy for the role to be performed on a fully remote basis with only the occasional visit to the office required.

Joining a team of engineers with experience across a range of disciplines your focus will be to build maintainable and well-tested embedded software applications which will form a key part of a range of complex distributed systems. You will across the full development life cycle and be given the chance to work with new technology developments in a challenging and rewarding environment.

The ideal Embedded Software Engineer will be degree qualified and enjoy the challenge of solving complicated problems whilst working on new product designs. You will be comfortable working in a small team, have experience in a similar role and be able to illustrate experience with the following:

Skills and experience required:

  • Embedded C
  • Microcontroller programming – ARM Cortex preferred
  • I2C, SPI, UART, RS232, CAN etc
  • Bare metal or RTOS development
  • Degree qualification within an Engineering subject

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Unit testing or test driven development
  • FreeRTOS
  • Python or C++ programming
  • CI/CD pipelines
  • Azure DevOps

The successful Embedded Software Engineer will get the chance to focus on new product developments, working in a small team environment using state of the art technologies and techniques.

For the chance to be considered for this unique opportunity please contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Ltd with an up-to-date CV today.

Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: Up to £60,000

Location of office: Pontefract

Location of work: WFH Hybrid model 50/50 split

The role:

A SME electronics business who design and manufacture their products here in the UK now require an enthusiastic and competent Embedded Software Engineer to join their R&D team.

The company specialises in designing a wide range of low powered wireless RF devices that are mass manufactured. There is a mixture of enhancing existing products with more technology and new features, whilst also developing new products from concept stage to complement its existing product range.

For this role you should be a confident Embedded C programmer with strong Microcontroller/ Microprocessor development experience and have worked on the design of high volume/low cost products. If you have worked on products that use wireless communication protocols e.g., BLE, Bluetooth, GSM, Zigbee this would be highly desirable but is not essential for the role.

You will joining a growing R&D team (working with Hardware and Mechanical Design Engineers), and your core responsibility will be Embedded Software development of a new range of industry leading products. You will have chance to work throughout the product lifecycle, getting involved in exciting product developments.

Skills and experience required:

  • Embedded C
  • Microcontroller/ Microprocessor
  • RTOS or Bare Metal development
  • Comfortable taking ownership of the Embedded Software development in the R&D team

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Developed low power/ resource constrained products
  • Wireless comms – BLE, Zigbee, Thread, Bluetooth, Wi-fi etc

Firmware Engineer

Location of Office: Thirsk

Location of Work: WFH Hybrid Model

Salary: £40,000 – £48,000

The Company:

Our client is at the forefront of medical testing and instrumentation development and in recent months their development team has gone from strength to strength. As they now branch out into new markets, they are looking to add a Firmware Engineer to their growing team. They offer a challenging yet rewarding environment with the chance to work on a WFH flexible pattern.

The Role:

The successful Firmware Engineer will be joining an experienced team and will be involved in the full development lifecycle, contributing to the design and development of a host of products that will improve peoples lives. Your focus will be the development of real-time firmware for a range of microcontroller (AMR, PIC, TI or Atmel) based instrumentation, whilst also configuring and developing embedded software to run on Linux systems. You will wok closely with the engineering team including software and hardware engineers and assist the testing and validation team when required. Being in the medical sector, attention to detail and clear documentation is essential and ay experience with ISO 9001, 13485 or IEC 62304 is desirable.

Skills and experience required:

  • Embedded C
  • Linux development for embedded systems
  • RTOS or Raspberry Pi or Arduinos
  • Microcontroller design – PIC, ARM, TI, Atmel etc

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Low level hardware interfaces – ADC’s, CSI-2 camera, data buses
  • Digital electronics design
  • Medical or IoT devices

Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: up to £50,000

Location of office: Durham

Location of work: WFH Hybrid working available

The role:

Our client, an industry leader throughout Europe and the US are now seeking an Embedded Electronics Engineer to join their electronics and software design team in the Durham area. Our client has been developing and manufacturing bespoke solutions for over 30 years and will be continuing to grow in 2022.

Their ideal candidate will be strong writing embedded/firmware level software in C or C++, microcontroller design (ideally PIC) and you should be knowledgeable around electronics design. You will be an all-round design engineer and enjoy variety and daily design challenges in your role. Whilst any hands-on electronics design experience is desirable, and you should be comfortable working within a small design team made up of engineers from different backgrounds.

In this role the successful Embedded Engineer will be working within a growing team and can expect to take a lead role on all things embedded design focussed, including:

  • Design and development of software for new products.
  • Develop firmware to support existing and new products.
  • Support new product development by developing products with design for manufacture and quality built in
  • Creating bill of materials and selecting appropriate parts to meet customer requirements
  • Work with a multi disciplined team to ensure projects are delivered on time, costed appropriately and designed to a high standard
  • Test new products, evaluate performance and safety circuits and create reports for customer and internal use

Their office is based in the Durham area and they are offering a hybrid working practice so the ideal candidate will live within a commutable distance. On offer is a strong salary and benefits package along with the chance to work on a host of new product development projects in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Embedded/firmware design and development in C or C++
  • Degree qualification in Engineering subject
  • Design for microcontrollers – PIC ideally
  • Full software development cycle experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Electronics design
  • Python or Java programming
  • PCB Design – Altium ideally
  • SMPS design

Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: up to £47,000

Location of office: Darlington

Location of work: WFH Hybrid working available

The Role:

A new position has been created for an Embedded Engineer to join our clients, new product development focused team in the Darlington area. On offer is the chance to join a fast based, new product development team working with the latest technology in a rapid prototyping environment.

The ideal Embedded Engineer will be strong developing embedded C code and ideally have worked with IoT connected devices and modern tech including Arduinos, Raspberry Pi’s and low power wireless protocols such as BLE, ZigBee, Thread and NFC.  Whilst any experience with ARM, PIC or TI processors, wired protocols (I2C, SPI, RS234, RS485) is also required.

In this role the successful Embedded Engineer will have the chance to contribute to a host of new product developments across multiple industries including medical, IoT, Automotive and Smart Energy. You will be working with an experienced multidiscipline team including software, electronics and mechanical engineers and should be confident enough to contribute to team meetings and across the development cycle from initial concept through to prototyping.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Embedded C development
  • ARM, PIC, TI microprocessors
  • Raspberry Pi’s or Arduinos
  • I2C, SPI, RS232, RS485, Ethernet

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Wireless comm – Zigbee, Wi-Fi, BLE, Bluetooth or NFC
  • Electronics design
  • Rapid prototyping
  • IoT connected devices

Embedded Software Engineer

Location of office: Newcastle

Location of work: Hybrid Working

Salary: £45,000 – £55,000

The role:

A Newcastle based business who are the leaders in touch interactive services are looking to recruit an embedded software engineer to the team. The business is based South of Newcastle and is proud that all Research and Development and manufacturing takes place on site in Newcastle. I have personally recruited for this business since 2007 and followed their journey from an interactive touch screen development business to a company that offers all services relating to interactive touch.

Working with leaders in the gaming sector the company has technology that can identify different types of touch on its displays, such as if it a hand, elbow, knuckle, touching the screen. The business also has interactive services ranging from interactive tables, floors and walls to a new product currently in the development stage that works in a similar way to touch screens, but using light.

The work will be complex, interactive and tangible and would really suit an electronics software engineer who has a passion for electronics and embedded software. The business is willing to allow flexible / hybrid working but there will be a need to be on site as well, as the product is so interactive.

If you are an inquisitive embedded engineer who enjoys working on complex interactive developments this would be the perfect role for you.

Skills required:

Below are some of the skills required for this role, however the client is flexible for the right personality and brain as long as the embedded systems knowledge is there.

  • Embedded C/C++ firmware development on STM32 ARM Cortex
  • Algorithm development with strong Mathematical and problem-solving skills
  • System design and debugging
  • Object orientated design
  • Test driven development
  • Source code control