An award winning, innovative technology business based in Sheffield. Iceotope's engineers are innovators, developing cutting edge, complex electronics addressing power reduction, water reduction and sustainability. You will be joining a team of talented engineers developing game changing, innovative technology solutions.


Job Title: Senior Electronics Engineer

Reporting to: Electronics Team Leader

Location: South Yorkshire


About the role: 

The purpose of the Senior Electronics Engineer is to drive the ongoing development of electronic products at Iceotope. This includes such tasks as building / reworking / troubleshooting the electronics to support prototyping & production, and testing designs to check that they are compliant & fit for purpose. The Senior Electronics Engineer designs new electronics to meet the requirements of the customer from a reliability, functionality & testability perspective.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Actively participate in all aspects of design including circuit design, schematic capture, PCB layout, component selection, BOM management and New Product Introduction (NPI)
  • Building, testing and troubleshooting prototype or production electronics
  • Identify and report potential issues related to design of electronics & electronic performance using reporting tools
  • Identify & document test cases for New Product Development (design validation testing)
  • Carry out design validation testing on NPD’s
  • Produce electronics designs to meet requirements; Schematics & layout
  • Verify designs meet requirements using Calculation & Simulation
  • Liaise with SW development to ensure smooth integration of HW & SW
  • Support in the definition of project scope & requirements
  • Produce product architectures to support cross functional development


Secondary Responsibilities

  • Ensure the correct handling of electronics is adhered to by all staff
  • Liaise with cross functional teams during NPD; Mechanics, SW, Thermofluids, Quality
  • Promote and maintain awareness of the correct handling of electronics
  • Produce and maintain Electronics and ESD standards within Iceotope
  • Set a good example junior members of the team


Skills & Experience:


  • Relevant qualification in associated discipline such as Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or similar.
  • Highly experienced in electronics design with extensive knowledge of analogue and digital circuit design, schematic capture PCB layout, BOM management and NPI


Desirable skills

  • Knowledge of PIC Microcontrollers
  • Design for EMC
  • LabVIEW software experience
  • Altium software experience
  • Knowledge of Ansys tools, mesh creation and model exchange between Solidworks and Ansys.
  • FPGA – Xilinx
  • Backplane design
  • Background in Power Electronics, Power Supply, Power management, DC/DC
  • Understanding of developing power conversion products (rectifiers, inverters, UPS, battery chargers


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