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Job Opening ID

1040

Sector

Electronics

Job Type

Permanent

Salary Details

up to £40,000

Location

Cambridge

Assigned Recruiter

Matt Golebiewski

Electronics Engineer

Enigma People Solutions is recruiting a highly talented electronics engineer with experience in product design to join the growing team of our Cambridge based technology startup. As a non profit company their mission is to build affordable, secure, rugged, open-source technology that works in the world’s toughest settings. You will be joining a bold startup that has "positive social impact" at it's heart and this is reflected in the people the company employs and the people that their technology supports in some of the poorest and most remote reaches of the world. 

To be of interest you will be able to demonstrate a background in technical consulting or working the closely with design and manufacturing in your current role in another startup or technology focussed business. This opportunity will see you grow to lead the company's efforts to maintain and build the hardware that’s improving healthcare in some of the poorest and most remote environments on the planet and you should be ready to get stuck in and embrace working in a dynamic, exciting start-up.
This compny seeks passionate, adventurous, and creative people who will thrive in an imaginative environment that gives them the space to take on global challenges by building great technology that actually matters.

Responsibilities
Our client has built an affordable, high quality fingerprint scanner designed for health workers treating patients on the frontlines. The company is expanding into neonate and multi-modal biometrics, and have the resources to do it well. Your role will be to drive hardware development, help coordinate technical partners along the design pathway, and manage the manufacture and test of the company's hardware products. You’ll also backup the software team on the embedded code, explore new technologies coming on the market, and take a lead on a range of exciting projects as the company grows.

In the short term you’re going to ensure manufacturing runs smoothly, supervise technology partners, and explore alternative build options. If you rise to the challenge, in the future you’ll lead the entire engineering R&D team, working on new technologies like mobile diagnostics and environmental sensors.

Key Skills:
Experience with electronic product design
Experience taking a product from design through to manufacture
Basic embedded C programming skills
Bonus points for experience with medical products and sensors

Human Skills:
Creativity. The best solution here won’t always be the most obvious solution
Communication. Interpersonal skills to manage contractors and lead a team
Initiative. You can drive your side of the team and run with your ideas
Passion. If building technology for global health sounds exciting, we want to meet you

Along with a salary related to your experience our cient offers
Unlimited vacation & flex hours
Field work around the world
Fun, fast-paced Scrum culture
Monthly ‘Lego’ days where you can work on any project you want
Free gym memberships

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