Electronic Design Engineer Job – Bristol

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Updated 09.06.2024

Electronic Design Engineer

Are you an Electronic Design Engineer seeking a new challenge? Join Ignitec®, a forward-thinking, tech-focused consultancy in Bristol shaping a safer, healthier, more sustainable future.

Quarterly profit share scheme
Small, social, supportive  team
Day off for your Birthday
Tailored support and training
Flexible working available
20 days + bank hols + Christmas

Candidates please apply via the application form only. Recruiters may submit candidates by email only to [email protected]. All queries to to [email protected]. Applications cannot discussed by phone, mail or in person.

Job title: Electronic Design Engineer
Based at: Ignitec, 1 The Powerhouse, Bradley Stoke, Bristol, BS32 4RU
Working hours: 8:00-16:00 Monday – Friday (Flexi available)
Type: Office based
Start Date: ASAP
Experience: 4+ years
Salary: £40,000 – £45,000

Electronic Design Engineer

Key Points:

  • Work on cutting-edge IoT and connected products
  • Rapid concept-to-launch projects
  • Multidisciplinary team under one roof
  • Opportunities to work with global clients
  • Manage your projects from start to finish
  • Collaborate in a fun, supportive environment
  • Flexibility, perks, and ongoing training

Key Skills: C/C++, Altium, Mbed, FreeRTOS, RISC-V, FPGA, TCP, SSL, TLS, MQTT, CoAP, ESD/EMC, Maths, Physics, Wireless Comms, Low-power design.

About Ignitec

At Ignitec, we are a forward thinking design and technology consultancy founded in 2013. Our passion lies in crafting technology-focused products that make a difference in the world. We excel at turning ideas into concrete proof of concepts and rapidly taking them to market. Our core focus is on IoT and connected products that pave the way for a smarter, more sustainable future. We are driven by our mission to create a positive impact on health and the environment through innovative design, and we empower our clients to do the same. Join us in building a safer, healthier, and more sustainable future.

The Role

As an Electronic Design Engineer at Ignitec in Bristol, you will embark on a thrilling journey in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. At Ignitec, we guarantee that boredom is never on the menu. You will be consistently challenged to learn and develop your skills. Our global client base will give you the opportunity to work with diverse teams and travel to exciting destinations. You will have the autonomy to manage your projects from start to finish and witness your ideas come to life rapidly. Running multiple projects concurrently will be the norm, and you’ll be responsible for the entire process, from concept to manufacture. Our talented team of multidisciplinary designers and engineers will provide the support to help you thrive. Expect a fun and supportive working environment with flexibility, perks, and ongoing training.

Required Skills

We are looking for candidates with the following skills:

  • C/C++: Strong ability in C/C++ programming languages.
  • Schematic Capture and PCB Layout (Altium): Proficiency in Altium for designing circuit boards.
  • Mbed and/or FreeRTOS: Hands-on experience with Mbed and/or FreeRTOS.
  • Hands-on Lab Skills: Adept in designing, building, testing, and debugging electronic systems in the lab.
  • RISC-V / ARM: Knowledge and experience with RISC-V and ARM architectures.
  • FPGA Design: /knowledge of FPGA design.
  • Simulation Tools: Proficiency in simulation tools like LTSpice, PSpice, and MatLab.
  • TCP, SSL, TLS, MQTT, CoAP: Understanding of networking protocols.
  • Design for ESD/EMC: Ability to design for Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC).
  • Strong Maths and Physics Knowledge: Proficiency in mathematics and physics.
  • Wireless Comms: Familiarity with ZigBee, Thread, WiFi, BLE, LoRa, and Matter protocols.
  • Low-Power, Miniaturised Design Skills: Expertise in low-power and miniaturised electronic design.

Advantageous Skills

While not essential, any of the following skills would be advantageous:

  • Python/Javascript/NodeJS/TypeScript: Proficiency in programming languages.
  • OpenWRT, Yocto: Knowledge of OpenWRT and Yocto.
  • Cyber Security for Embedded Systems: Understanding of embedded systems security.
  • Antenna Design: Expertise in antenna design.
  • Solidworks Knowledge: Familiarity with Solidworks.

Soft Skills

In addition to technical skills, we value soft skills such as:

  • Organisation: Ability to manage tasks efficiently.
  • Communication Skills: Effective communication is key.
  • Project Management: Strong project management skills.
  • Independence: Self-motivated and independent.
  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Analytical thinking and problem-solving.
  • Team Working and Team Player: Collaborative and a team player.


To be considered for this role, candidates should have:

  • A minimum of a 2:1 or above Electronics Engineering BSc/BEng or equivalent.
  • You must hold the right to legally live and work in the UK
  • You must be able to work from our office in Bristol

Apply for this job

If you are passionate about Electronic Design and eager to work on exciting projects, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our Design and Engineering team in Bristol and take the next step in your Engineering career!

How to Apply: Please submit your CV and a message detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position using the form below.