Senior Systems Engineer - BLDC motor control


Ref: 1333Monday 6 September 2021

salary in line with experience plus benefits

Enigma People Solutions is recruiting a Senior Systems Engineer to join our international electronics client’s expanding systems engineering team in Edinburgh, Scotland.  You will become part of the product development team to support on-going developments in advanced motor control, and power integrated circuits and in particular for the Automotive market.  This will involve all aspects of the product development cycle from product definition, through analysis and verification of new products in systems, to applications and customer support for new and existing products.



They will support the corporate sales growth objectives by:

  • Understanding customer issues and influencing technical/engineering decisions, including future product development decisions
  • Establishing strong working relationships with key customers to provide the technical expertise to achieve design wins.
  • Defining and specifying new semiconductor products and product concepts.
  • Promotion and presentation of technology and products to customers.
  • Education of customers and field staff on products and features
  • Understanding commercial aspect of the development process
  • Communicating market trends and competitive information
  • Supporting the ongoing business
  • Developing datasheets, application note, demo boards, training materials, reference design




  • Liaise with other System Engineering team members.
  • Liaise with Design Team members.


  • Liaise with off-site System Engineering teams as required.
  • Communicate with Marketing teams, worldwide Sales and Application Engineering teams, Product Test engineers, Quality Department and Documentation Department.
  • Assist Customers as and when required.





  • Candidates should be honours graduates, with significant knowledge and experience in a similar field. They should possess a good grounding in, and understanding of fundamental semiconductor experience


  • Candidates would also benefit from some ability in a language other than English, and some knowledge of IC design, fabrication and quality systems.


Skills, Knowledge and Aptitudes

Any knowledge and experience in the following areas would be a distinct advantage:

  • BLDC motor control using power ICs & microcontrollers
  • Advanced BLDC motor control techniques
  • PID control techniques
  • Embedded processor real-time programming e.g C or C++
  • Automotive industry experience, including knowledge of automotive systems and requirements
  • Automotive safety requirements e.g ISO26262 experience
  • BCD Semiconductor knowledge
  • Experience of semiconductor lab evaluation (high voltage(<650V) motor driver experience)
  • Semiconductor design experience


Candidates should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Good presentation skills in English and the ability to present technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • A high level of commitment and self-motivation
  • The ability to work as part of a world-wide development team with diverse engineering disciplines.



Domestic and International travel may be required for this role.  The below provides an indication only of the amount, type and locations of travel. This is subject to change depending on business requirements.

  • National Travel: 5-10  %
  • International Travel:  5-10%

Travel Locations

  • Dependent on work that may arise, most likely travel will be within Europe, the Americas and Asia