systems engineer

At polkadotfrog, we have a new and exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join our well-established client based in Cambridge.  You will get to work with a reputable organisation with ambitious growth and technology plans.

You will work within the Systems team to assemble and test electronic modules and support systems that interface to their products. You will also contribute towards the continuous improvement of software, electronic and mechanical systems as well as managing subcontractors and suppliers.

The position:

  •  Assembly and debugging of electronic circuits and modules
  • Develop software to interface with embedded systems and third-party software
  • Review documentation, schematics, PCB layouts and mechanical drawings and models
  • Liaise with subcontractors to manage specifications and delivery schedules


Why should you apply? 

It’s an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is looking for a new challenge. They are looking for someone who is pro-active self-starter, who can thrive in a multi-disciplinary environment and versatile at problem solving and interested in new technology and application.


What we’re looking for: 

  • Masters degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Design and assembly of electronics with consideration for EMC/EMI, complex grounding requirements and high operating temperature
  • Code development for embedded DSP (C) and PC (C++, C# or Labview)
  • 3D CAD skills for mechanical assemblies (Solidworks, Creo PTC, Autodesk Fusion 360)
  • Experience in using PCB CAD software (preferably Altium) to assist in performing schematic and PCB design reviews