Electronics and Control Systems Engineer

Polytec Personnel Ltd
£30,000 - £39,999
01 Dec 2017
13 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an Electronics and Control Systems Engineer to join the Hardware Team of a Company based in North Hertfordshire.


* Design, development and commissioning of machine control solutions - including PCBs and embedded software
* Provision of technologies to interface between hardware and software elements of products
* Provision of support and training for newly developed machine control systems
* Applying standard methodologies across the spectrum of machine control engineering activity
* Pro-active contribution to a systems engineering approach on new product development projects
Effective communication of interfaces and agreed protocols with other development project team members
* Lead of and/or contribution to design reviews with peers and other groups as required
* Provision of information to enable the development and maintenance of accurate project plans by the Project Manager
* Attendance at team meetings


* Excellent degree (2:1 or above), ideally in Electronic and/or Software Engineering
* Chartered Engineer preferred but not essential
* Embedded software for machine control and automation purposes.
* Electrical motor control, including steppers, DC and brushless DC Servos.
* Experience of Electrical/Electronic communication protocols and hardware including RS232, RS422, RS485 and USB
* Low speed digital electronics design
* Analogue electronics design including small signal handling and processing for MCUs
* Demonstrable experience of PCB layout
* Development of equipment for the automated testing of PCBs and electronic sub-systems.
* Professional and Technical expertise
* Oral and Written communication skills
* Embedded C / C++
* Knowledge of digital and analogue electronics design
* Good planning skills
* Team-based style

The following would be advantageous:

* Experience of various communication protocols used over Ethernet.
* Experience of the design of electronic circuits and enclosures to meet EMC regulations
* Participation in integrated engineering teams, including the specification, procurement, installation and commissioning of high value, automated capital equipment
* Experience in high technology and/or life science industry
* Electro-mechanical systems engineering
* Electrical motor control of AC Servo systems
* Safety related software and hardware
* Knowledge of STM32 ARM Cortex MCUs
* Keil development environment
* Development of embedded software using both RTOS and Super Loop architectures.
* Altium Designer
* PCB design
* C# Programming for Windows Applications
* Commercial awareness
* Ability to take leadership of project related machine control activities


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