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Lead Engineer / Head of Hardware – £72k+Equity – London

Lead Engineer / Head of Hardware – £72k+Equity – London

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  • Permanent - Onsite
  • London
  • £75,000 + Equity £ / Year
  • This position has been filled.

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Lead Engineer / Head of Hardware – £72k+Equity – London

My agricultural client is looking for a Lead Engineer / Head of Hardware to join their exciting start-up who are working on cutting edge technology which tackles greenhouse gas emissions.

Due to the success of the company, they are looking to expand the team considerably in 2021/22 and this Lead Engineer / Head of Hardware will be the person responsible for:

  • Managing their team of electronic engineers and embedded software engineers,
  • Coordinating and executing hardware related activities ahead of planned manufacturing in (Q2 2022),
  • Coordinating and executing testing and compliance activities related to the hardware planning,
  • Liaising with third party consultancies and development partners

The main skills the Lead Engineer / Head of Hardware will needed:

  • 10+ years’ experience in relevant roles
  • Extensive RF knowledge
  • Antenna design for wireless topologies
  • Wireless communication protocols, BLE, LoRa, ZigBee
  • Testing and manufacturing experience
  • Ability to undertake all regulatory compliance including risk assessment, EMC, etc
  • Advanced PCB design experience
  • Track record of leading hardware teams
  • Leading and managing electronics design projects to ensure manufacturability, safety and performance is optimised
  • Experience in low power design and power optimisation
  • Embedded firmware development using C/C++
  • Ability to coordinate and manage partnerships, collaborations, and/or consultancy work

Nice to have

  • Python or other scripting languages

The role offers flexible working on avg 1-2 days a week at home – when creating your design, you can do this from home but when you need to be working on the product/hardware itself this work will naturally need to be in the office.

My client wants to have offered the role to the successful candidate within weeks so if you are interested, please don’t hesitate to contact me. My client offers a 2-stage process that can be completed within a week subject to your availability and is all done by google hangout (no need to enter the office during the interview process).

Job Overview
Offered Salary
££75,000 + Equity
Job Location
Nick Bray
Phone: +44 7713168460