Electronics Engineer

January, 2021
ASAP, permanent, full time
London (Wandsworth)
Salary + Performance Related Pay + Attractive Options Scheme

Q-Bot is looking to hire a talented Electronic Engineer to join a multidisciplinary Product Development team. The role will primarily consist of the complete design and implementation of electronic systems for our next generation robotic platforms: taking high level requirements to derive detailed requirements, sourcing modules or designing PCBs from scratch, prototyping and testing the complete design, and ensuring a smooth transition from initial prototypes into production.


In particular Q-Bot is looking for someone comfortable designing hardware architecture and PCBs for microcontrollers and mini PCs. Although the role is primarily electronic systems design for production and manufacturing the successful applicant will be asked to engage with other areas of design and engineering, for example; full robot testing, firmware, controls, and design.

This is an excellent opportunity to get involved with a high tech, high growth company, and work within a creative and dynamic team. To make the most of this exciting opportunity Q-Bot is looking for someone who is ambitious, driven and who will be motivated by seeing their efforts have a real and lasting positive impact for the UK and beyond. The successful candidate will be rewarded with an exciting, diverse, and demanding role which has many opportunities for career progression.

Salary will depend on experience and the successful candidate will also be invited to take part in the Employee Share Option Plan (ESOP) and / or performance related pay.


Duties of the job:

  • Design for manufacture including electronic component specification, PCB design, and layout.

  • Designing and prototyping custom electronic circuits.

  • Refinement of PCB design and retrofitting improved designs into production robots.

  • Testing and debugging robotic systems.

  • Running experiments, analysing data, and comparing results to theory.

  • Documentation, ensuring conformance to standards, and passing accreditation.

  • Safeguarding electronic designs to be EMC compliant.

  • Researching a topic, reporting and presenting back.

  • Presenting and communicating ideas, including planning software development.

  • Visiting customer sites and analysing products in situ.

  • Project management of assigned projects/work packages.


Essential requirements:

  • A good degree in Electronic / Mechatronic Engineering or equivalent. Or a degree or relevant experience that demonstrates an excellent understanding of electronic engineering and circuit design.

  • Fluent with the PCB design tool Altium.

  • Proven track record of developing and testing electrical systems in a commercial environment

  • Good written and verbal communication skills (English).

  • Eligible to work in the UK without restriction.


Desirable skills:

  • Experience in C++, Linux, ROS and / or SLAM.

  • Experience of designing PCBs for microcontrollers and mini PCs.

  • Experience of machine vision.

  • Experience with robotics, hardware and / or embedded systems.


*All Submissions must be accompanied with CV and cover letter

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