Senior Electronics Design Engineer - Power Engineering


Ref: 1184Wednesday 19 June 2019

to £55,000 plus benefits

This vacancy is now closed
Enigma People Solutions is recruiting a Senior Electronics Design Engineer for an award-winning power electronics company that is experiencing an exciting period of growth. 
This role represents your chance to take a leading role in the technical direction and success of this growing business built around engineering talent. You will become an integral part of an innovative design team tackling the next generation of power supply design challenges; from high-density, high-efficiency datacentre power, to novel wave-energy and grid-connected renewables systems. 
The company has a reputation for solving demanding power supply design problems and are looking for specialists to help deliver new technologies to the market. This role is an important addition to the overall team.  Daily interaction with the company’s Technical Authority means you will be in a position to influence the future direction of the company’s technology.  You will be expected to design the electronic hardware for all (or part) of varied power conversion devices.  Other members of the team will deal with mechanical and software tasks.
Our client is currently involved in a number of power conversion projects, these include: high efficiency single and three phase AC to DC converters; wave-energy power take-off devices; wireless power transfer converters; and fully digital microprocessor-controlled converters.  Power range covers 500W to 25kW and often involves industrial or academic collaboration.
This exciting role will offer you great variety, you will be expected to be the project technical lead, responsible for meeting requirements in the product definition, from initial customer specification to prototype and/or low scale production.  Customers range from multi national market leaders, niche high-value system providers and high growth start-ups focusing on next generation products.
The company is entering a further period of growth and it is anticipated that this role will grow as the company does.
Skills / Experience
To be considered for this role you should have proven experience in a related power electronics arena. You should have demonstrable success in designing one or more of the following: SMPS; digitally controlled power supplies; motor controllers; mixed signal electronics. Previous use of ORCAD/pSpice and MatLab/Simulink would also be useful.
Over and above the technical experience it is important that you are comfortable working as part of a “hands on”, “can do” design team in a small, fast moving unit, working on multiple projects. The variety of projects mean that you will need to be capable of working both independently or as of part of a larger team.