Senior Electronics Engineer


Ref: 1357Tuesday 28 June 2022

Salary is £40k-£50k DOE plus benefits

Enigma People Solutions is recruiting a senior electronics engineer to join our client’s leading Optical Systems Innovation Hub in St Asaph, North Wales. The position focuses on design and development of new imaging and sighting systems for Aerospace & Defence and Life Science. You will be working with colleagues across the business, including product management and business development to support new commercial opportunities as well as operations, supporting technology transfer to manufacture. This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team of development engineers working on new cutting-edge products for applications in laser directed energy weapons, multi-band sighting systems for increased situational awareness as well as next-generation advanced medical imaging that will drive and deliver sustained revenue growth.



  • Lead development of electronic solutions for a range of electro-optical products utilising FPGA, digital and analogue electronic hardware and software.
  • Provide electronic systems engineering inputs from concept to manufacture and test
  • Assist with requirements capture and specification definition, sensitivity analysis, reliability analysis as required
  • Interfacing with and managing output from sub-contractors
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and perform electronic design, analysis and test
  • Prepare presentations and reports to a high standard for all phases of the project
  • Support handover from design to production
  • Work with Business Development and Engineering teams to support new opportunities and generate solutions for customers
  • Drive products from design, to prototyping up to environmental qualification following internal or customer-driven NPI
  • Travel expected to be <5% of the time


Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree level in Electrical and/or Electronics engineering, 2:1 or better
  • At least 4+ years’ experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge in digital and analogue video processing including DSP,FPGA
  • Firmware development experience, C, (C++, C#, Python advantageous)
  • Schematic capture and layout
  • Create and maintain technical documentation that supports the product development process including product specifications, manuals and end user instructions
  •  Ability to create and give presentations to customers and partners



  • Analogue electronics design experience
  • Understanding of qualification standards (e.g. MIL, STANAG, ESCC/ECSS)
  • Knowledge or experience of the full design lifecycle, including taking designs from initial negotiations through requirements capture, sub-system design, hardware design and test to final integration.
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