Opto-electronics Systems Network - Edinburgh - up to £42,000

Enigma People Solutions
Edinburgh, Midlothian
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Enigma People Solutions has an immediate vacancy for a Opto-electronics Systems Network Engineer for an outstanding Edinburgh-based electronics client working at the forefront of their field in the development of new and innovative technology.

Working as the Opto-electronic Systems Network Engineer within the Opto-electronics team, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the overall system requirements within the critical opto-electronic module. The work will define and assess critical trade-offs for new design solutions and will be a fundamental in the development of new implementations. The system engineering will encompass transmitters, receivers, optics, atmospheric channel link analysis and electronic processing.


  • Take a leading role in multi-discipline technical projects
  • Working with stakeholders across the Company establish and agree system specifications and requirements
  • Produce end to end system solutions, which are cost-effective and low-risk while being compliant with roadmap requirements.
  • Establish detailed simulation and link models to accurately reflect system performance and cross collate to realised hardware
  • Develop sub-module requirement specifications for implementation by hardware development teams
  • Working closely with the wider engineering team manage design of the system, changes and resolution of complex problems
  • Provide the technical architecture function and be the systems knowledge expert for the Opto-electronic module team
  • Identify and mitigate risks within the design and development process
  • Work with product teams to assist integration, commissioning and problem resolution activities
  • Work closely with other business functions as part of project delivery (Engineering, Operations, Sales, Quality & Project Management) and to support development of future roadmaps

Person Specification

  • Min 5 years’ industry engineering experience in the field of system design
  • Technical background and experience in Opto-electronics systems
  • Postgraduate level education in Optics, Opto-electronics, Physics, or similar
  • Knowledge of the Systems Engineering lifecycle as well as delivering a project cradle-to-grave.
  • Innovative problem solving skills capable of drawing upon strong engineering and technical background
  • Excellent analytical and simulation skills with strong numerical skills
  • Proven team-player with the demonstrable ability to lead and work autonomously

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact Matt at Enigma people solutions.