Junior Electronic Design Engineer Job – Bristol

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Updated 09.06.2024

Junior Electronics Engineer

Join our team as a Junior Electronics Engineer and work on exciting IoT, defence, aerospace, and scientific projects for global clients. Develop both low-volume proof-of-concept systems and high-end mass-produced products, while honing your skills in Altium in an entry-level role.

Profit share bonus
Social activities
Birthday off
Training and support
Flexible working
29 days

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: Electronics Engineer
Based at: Ignitec, 1 The Powerhouse, Bradley Stoke, Bristol, BS32 4RU
Working hours: 8:00-16:00 Monday – Friday
Start Date: ASAP
Experience: 1-2 years (Internships and placements considered)
Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 Depending on experience

About Us: Ignitec is a product design, research, and technology consultancy based in Bradley Stoke, North Bristol. We specialise in prototyping and developing exciting new concepts in the IoT, defence, aerospace and scientific sectors. We are recruiting for a Junior Electronic Design Engineer to join our cross-disciplinary design and research team. Our projects involve developing early-stage proof of concepts, technical demonstrators, right through to market-ready products. You will collaborate with mechanical and software engineers to integrate electronic hardware with other systems, working in a fast-paced and innovative consultancy environment.

Job Description: We are seeking a talented Junior Electronic Design Engineer to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity for a recent graduate or an engineer with 1-2 years of experience to grow their career and work on diverse and challenging projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design and development of electronic circuits and systems for defence, aerospace, and IoT applications.
  • Support the prototype development process, including hands-on assembly and testing.
  • Assist in the development of custom firmware and software for unique applications.
  • Collaborate with experienced engineers to troubleshoot and refine electronic designs.
  • Participate in client meetings to understand project requirements and provide technical input.
  • Contribute to the creation of detailed technical documentation and reports.
  • Assist in overseeing the manufacturing process to ensure high-quality production.

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in Altium or other PCB design software
  • Schematic design
  • Designing PCB layouts
  • Digital circuit design
  • Analog circuit design
  • Experience with LTSpice or other simulation tools
  • Proficiency in C/C++
  • Manual soldering and rework
  • Strong maths and physics knowledge
  • Good debugging skills
  • Prototype build, test, evaluation, and debug

Preferred Skills:

  • Python
  • Experience with STM32 and ESP32 microcontrollers
  • C#

What We Offer:

  • Support and guidance from experienced engineers
  • Opportunities to work on real-world problems in cutting-edge industries
  • Mentorship and professional development opportunities
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits package

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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.