Electronics Engineer

Position: Electronic Engineer

Salary: £40,000 – £50,000

Office Location: Sheffield

Location of work: This role is an office-based role.

The Role: An exciting new position has been created for an Electronics Engineer to join a small, growing design team in the centre of Sheffield. Our client has built up a great reputation in their industry sector and have almost 40 years’ experience supplying quality, reliable, audio electronic products to a host of customers worldwide.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Analogue circuit design
  • Digital electronics – including microcontroller interfacing
  • PCB layout and design
  • Schematic capture

This role will suit an Electronics Engineer who has a solid grounding in analogue circuit design and is keen for variety in their role, with the chance to contribute to the full design life cycle across a range of next generation products.

In this role you will have plenty of chance to work on new product developments so experience working throughout the full development life cycle is required. Joining a small team there will be plenty of variety available for the right person and developing new design skills across electronics and software techniques is openly encouraged.

Desirable Experience:

  • Audio DSP or Digital Audio connectivity
  • An interest in audio/music technology

This is a fantastic opportunity for an electronics design enthusiast to join a stable, growing, new product development focused company, so contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Ltd to discuss this role in further detail.

Electronics Design Engineer

Position: Electronics Design Engineer

Salary: up to £50,000

Location of Office: Wakefield

Location of Work: Hybrid WFH Available

The Role: An exciting new role has now been created for an Electronic Design Engineer to join our clients growing engineering team in the South Leeds area. This role will offer plenty of variety and the chance to develop brand new electronic solutions that you will be able to see implemented in daily life. Our client has an excellent reputation, with over 30 years’ experience in their sector and their customers include a range of industry leaders and cutting edge, innovative projects.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Multilayer PCB design and layout
  • Schematic capture
  • Analogue and digital circuit design
  • Degree qualification – Engineering related subject

This role will offer the chance to work towards the design of a range of new products whilst working closely with electronics, embedded software and mechanical design engineers. The successful Electronics Engineer can expect their role to include:

  • Design, from first principals, electronic systems to a given specification.
  • Carry out detailed testing of electronic equipment.
  • Generate technical documentation to substantiate the design.
  • Generate schematics and design PCB layouts
  • Creating Bill Of Materials (BOMs)
  • Liaising with production to ensure manufacturing requirements are factored into all designs.
  • Investigate the latest technologies and ensure these techniques are being employed within the design process.
  • Support the business in all technical matters.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • PCB design with Altium or PADs packages
  • Switch mode power supply
  • Embedded software design
  • LED driver hardware design

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

 

Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: up to £55,000

Location of Office: Wakefield

Location of Work: Hybrid WFH Available

The Role: An exciting new role has now been created for an Embedded Software Engineer to join our clients growing engineering team in the South Leeds area. This role will offer plenty of variety and the chance to develop brand new software solutions that you will be able to see implemented in daily life. Our client has an excellent reputation, with over 30 years’ experience in their sector and their customers include a range of industry leaders and cutting edge, innovative projects.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • C programming
  • RTOS operating systems – FreeRTOS, Zephyr etc
  • Microcontroller design – STM32, Microchip PIC and Nordic desired
  • Serial Protocols – I2C, CAN, SPI, DALI etc
  • Degree qualification – Engineering or Computer Science related ideally

This role will best suit an Embedded Software Engineer with solid industry experience in a similar role who is keen to make a real impact in the design and development of a range of new products whilst working in a small team environment. You will report directly to the Technical Director and be given the freedom to make development and design related decisions. You will be expected to keep up to date with the latest technologies and implement these throughout the design process.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Wireless protocols – BLE, Thread, Zigbee etc
  • Application level development – C, C++ or Python
  • Source code management – Git or similar

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

LabVIEW Software Engineer

Position: LabVIEW Software Engineer

Salary: up to £50,000

Office Location: Sheffield

Location of work: Flexible Hybrid Work from Home

The Role: A new position has now been created for a LabVIEW Software Engineer to join our client who are a growing software consultancy who specialise in developing complex software and hardware solutions for a host of clients across a variety of industries.

The successful LabVIEW Engineer can expect to work within a small team development environment, working on a variety of projects throughout the full development lifecycle. You will ideally be strong with LabVIEW as well as another popular software language (C#, C++, Python) and be comfortable working to modern coding practices whilst using Unit testing, TDD or continuous integration methodologies.

In this role you can expect plenty of variety working on different projects and using multiple software languages, tools and technologies. You will consider yourself a strong problem solver and enjoy the challenges that developing complex software solutions brings. You should be able to illustrate commercial experience in a similar role and have successful experience delivering software projects that achieve the approved project plans whilst meeting agreed upon time and budget targets.

Skills Required:

  • LabVIEW
  • C++, C# or Python development
  • Design patterns – their practical application in complex projects
  • Unit testing or Test-Driven Development (TDD)

Desirable experience:

  • C# programming
  • Embedded Systems
  • PLC or Scada systems

 

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.

Head of IT and Cybersecurity

Position: Head of IT and Cybersecurity

Salary: Up to £70,000

Location of office: Hull

The Role: An exciting new role has been created for an experienced IT Manager to join a rapidly expanding engineering business. The successful IT Manager will be tasked with leading the companies IT and Cybersecurity strategies; driving efficiency, innovation and security across the organisation as they continue to grow. As IT Manager you will be responsible for managing and optimising the IT function, IT infrastructure and leading cybersecurity initiatives.

Joining at an exciting period of growth you will be given the chance to influence and educate the business on strategic level decisions and make a real impact in what services, technologies, and platforms the company use moving forward. You will initially have 4 direct reports to manage and should expect to recruit additional headcount as the company continues to grow.

The current user base is roughly 110 split across a variety of sites and remote working locations, this number is likely to grow quickly this year and they are looking to put a clear IT infrastructure and future proof plan in place that will enable rapid growth and make sure key data and information is kept secure.

The ideal IT Manager will have previous experience in a similar role and have the drive and motivation to take ownership of all matters IT related, whilst taking on a senior level role within a growing engineering company who are building products that will have a real impact in improving the lives of future generations. You should expect your role to involve:

Digital Strategy:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive digital strategy aligned with the company’s goals.
  • Identify and support opportunities for the use of Digital tools to enhance operational efficiency and competitiveness.

IT Leadership:

  • Lead and manage the IT team and outsourced support, ensuring the stability and scalability of the company’s technology infrastructure.
  • Oversee the implementation of new systems and technologies to support business operations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align IT initiatives with overall business objectives.

Cybersecurity:

  • Develop and implement a robust cybersecurity strategy to safeguard the company’s digital assets.
  • Stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity threats and technologies to proactively mitigate risks.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits to ensure compliance with industry standards.

Data Management:

  • Implement data governance policies and ensure compliance with data protection regulations.

Team Management:

  • Build and lead a high-performing team, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

To apply for this fantastic opportunity or for more information contact Laurence Powell or Andrew Knight at KO2 Recruitment Solutions today with an up to date.

Junior Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Junior Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: up to £35,000

Location of office: Sheffield

The role: An exciting new position for a Junior Embedded Software Engineer has now been created to work on a range of tech for good products in the central in the Sheffield area. You will be joining a small team and have the chance to be involved in the full development lifecycle of a range of products that will improve the quality of life of millions of people.

If you are a recent graduate keen to start your career within embedded software development or an engineer with 2/3 years’ experience now looking for a new challenge, then this could be the role for you. Available is the chance to work with a range of cutting-edge technologies in a close-knit supportive environment where you will be given the autonomy to complete a range of tasks whilst being encouraged to develop new skills.

Joining a small team you can expect your day to day tasks to be varied and you will ideally enjoy taking on technical challenges and consider yourself a good problem solver. You will have the chance to learn from experienced engineers but will also have the motivation and awareness to tackle problems head on and come up with your own solutions.

Key Skills Required:

  • Degree Qualification: A degree in electronics or computer science is required, making this role suitable for recent graduates in these fields.
  • Programming: Proficiency in Embedded C programming is necessary for this role.
  • Microcontroller Development: Experience with microcontroller development, such as ARM, PIC, NXP, or similar platforms, is required.
  • Eagerness to Learn: Demonstrated enthusiasm for learning and adapting to new skills and technologies is crucial in this dynamic environment.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Communication protocols: any experience with Canbus, I2C, RS232, SPI etc is desirable.
  • Electronics Design: Skills in electronics design are a plus, as they can enhance your ability to work on embedded systems.
  • PC Application Development: Familiarity with PC application development can be beneficial in certain aspects of the role, ideally C++ or C#.

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

Technical Project Manager

Position: Technical Project Manager

Salary: Up to £60,000

Location of Office: Sheffield

Location of Work: Hybrid Work from Home

The Role: An exciting position has now been created for a Technical Project Manager to join our clients growing technology team in central Sheffield. Our client is a fast growing start up in the cybersecurity market who are working on the development of a range of new, innovative security products for the Cloud infrastructure, 5G and IoT markets.

They are looking for a passionate Technical Project Manager who has a hands-on software or electronics design background who is keen to work to modern development processes and has proven experience taking products from a blank piece of paper through to manufacture.

Joining a small technology team the successful Technical Project Manger can expect their role to be varied whilst getting the chance to make a real impact in the development of a host of new, innovative products that will be used around the globe. You will be tasked with leading multiple projects that require software, hardware and mechanical components. You can expect to develop, monitor and action project plans, work closely with software and electronics design engineers and liaise with customers to better understand their requirements in order to guide the team in bringing these products through to manufacture.

Key Skills Required:

  • Project management experience within a hardware and software product environment
  • Technical background in electronics or software design
  • Experience using recognised Project management models and tools
  • Fluent with Microsoft Office Suite

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of managing Network Deployment projects
  • Knowledge of ISO27001, ISO9001 & ISO14001
  • Experience in a start-up environment

If you are a Technical Project Manager with a hands-on design background looking for a fresh challenge within a fast paced product environment then contact Laurence Powell at KO2 Recruitment today to apply.

Embedded Software Engineer

Position: Embedded Software Engineer

Salary: Up to £55,000

Location of Office: Sheffield

Location of Work: Hybrid Work from Home

The role: An exciting position has now been created for an Embedded Software Engineer to join our clients growing technology team in central Sheffield. Our client is a fast growing start up in the cybersecurity market and are working on the development of a range of new, innovative security products for the Cloud infrastructure, 5G and IoT sectors.

They are looking for a passionate Embedded Software Engineer who is keen to work to modern development processes and has proven experience taking products from a blank piece of paper and developing successful software solutions. Your core skills set will be based around C/C++ development and you will ideally be strong on Linux and embedded development environments.

Joining a small technology team the successful Embedded Software Engineer can expect their role to be varied whilst getting the chance to make a real impact in the development of a host of new, innovative products that will be used around the globe, in a variety of technology lead industry sectors. You will be tasked with designing, building and maintaining clean, reliable code, whilst identifying bugs and overcoming any development issues. You will be expected to manage your own workload and delivery successful software solutions that meet specific customer requirements.

Skills and experience required:

  • C/C++ programming
  • Embedded Linux development
  • Serial Protocols – I2C, CAN, SPI, RS232, RS485 etc
  • Python

Desirable skills and experience:

  • GitLab CI/CD
  • Yocto
  • Experience developing software for security products

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.

Compliance Engineer

Position- Compliance Engineer for consumer electronic products

Salary- up to £55,000

Location of client- Leeds city centre

Location of work- You can perform this role remotely or in the office

The role-

A growing electronics business in Leeds who design and manufacture their own products, as well as sell third party manufactured products require a Compliance Engineer to join their expanding team. In this role you will take ownership for all compliance related tasks for their electronic products.

The types of products you will be responsible for ensuring meet compliance and regulatory standards will be set top boxes, smart televisions, wifi equipment, routers, 4G mesh networks and devices used in retail.

To be suitable for this role you should be passionate about ensuring electronic devices meet and comply with international standards such as REACH, RoHS, CE, UK-CA, and that all necessary documentation and declaration of conformities (DoC’s) are in place.

Due to incoming changes to existing standards this will mean updating documentation and DoC’s to ensure the products comply to the latest standards. An example are changes being made to WiFi and IoT security standards.

This role will give you opportunity to take a lot of responsibility within a successful and growing business, where you will work with a variety of stakeholders internally and externally. You will also have a lot of flexibility to perform the work where you wish. The company prides itself on having a fun and friendly team environment, where all colleagues look to support each other.

Skills and experience required:

  • Knowledge of standards for electronic products e.g. CE, UK CA, REACH, RoHS, ECHA, SCIP, CSR
  • Ensuring compliance reports are reviewed, validated, and filed correctly.
  • Generating and storing Declarations of Conformity (DoC)
  • Understanding legal requirements and translating them into practical procedures to adhere to industry standards
  • Being proactive about compliance changes
  • Excellent written and oral communication