Senior Electronics Design Engineer


Ref: 1234Tuesday 20 October 2020


Enigma People Solutions is seeking an experienced Electronics Engineer to join our Edinburgh based client and play a critical role in designing and building next-generation of commercial-grade long-range LiDAR systems. Candidates must have a broad experience of electronics design across a range of disciplines, e.g. analogue electronics, mixed signal design, power supplies & filters, digital interfaces, high speed design. We are looking for a person with strong analytic and communication skills and the ability to work well in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary environment.  

Our client is passionate about building the next generation of LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, UAVs, industrial automation and many other applications. Our client’s core technology – protected by over 200 patents – enables a simple, high-performance, solid state solution with no moving parts that can uniquely meet the rigorous performance, reliability and cost requirements of the automotive industry.


  • Analogue and digital (mixed-signal) system design
  • System architecture design and integration
  • System specifications and requirements
  • Prototype development, testing and calibration
  • Design, characterization and testing of electronic modules
  • High speed, high power PCB and design and simulation
  • Schematic capture
  • Layout/supervision of layout of PCB design
  • Power supply design
  • Real-time sensing systems
  • Collaboration with mechanical, firmware, software & hardware engineers
  • Prepare technical reports, proposals and presentations
  • Communicate ideas to technical audiences
  • Supervision and mentoring of junior staff members



  • Advanced Degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering or a related technical field.
  • Minimum of 6-10 years of industry experience.
  • Experience of embedded systems including FPGA/GPU, high voltages, PMICs, high-speed driver circuits, high-speed serial interfaces
  • Experience of full product design cycle from concept to qualification and production
  • Experience with designs of challenging signal integrity, power integrity, EMI, EMC and thermal requirements
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and expertise in commercial systems
  • Schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Experience of high-speed and/or high-power circuit design and characterization desirable
  • Experience with LIDAR or RADAR systems preferred.
  • Experience with automotive electronics a bonus
  • Microcontroller and FPGA programming skills desirable
  • Optoelectronics experience desirable
  • General-purpose programming with at least one high-level language desirable