Embedded Systems Engineering Manager – Radiation Detection Systems

£50,000 - £55,000 per annum

  • Life Science
  • Experienced
  • UK
  • North East
  • Permanent

Embedded Systems Engineering Manager – Radiation Detection Systems

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + 5% Matched Pension + Private Health Insurance Scheme + Life Assurance + Share Options + 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Opportunity to Work For An Exciting & High Growth Technology Company

Location: Office based in County Durham with extensive travel & communications with teams in the UK & America

The Requirements of the Embedded Systems Engineering Manager:

• To be successful within the role of Embedded Systems Engineering Manager you will either be an experienced electronics engineer with a broad knowledge of electronic instrumentation design and integration


• Have experience of the leadership of technical teams with the ability lead decisively while giving team members freedom to work effectively

• Experienced in the full product development cycle

• Able to find creative solutions to a wide range of technical challenges

• Ability to make and enact decisions with established engineering teams while also being open to new ways of working

• Very sound knowledge of a wide range of electronics topics, particularly focussed on embedded instrumentation

• Your experience must include front end signal processing; signal acquisition; embedded processor design including simple microcontrollers, ARM based processors and applications processors; a range of communications protocols including RF comms; system status monitoring and control algorithms

• Recent experience of firmware development for microcontroller based and also embedded OS solutions

• Experience of FPGA design including HDL coding. A hands-on approach to technical management

• Able to discuss designs and firmware with the team in detail and demonstrate best engineering practise

• You must hold a full clean UK Driving License & valid UK passport to travel internationally

The Role of the Embedded Systems Engineering Manager:

• This is a brand new management role where you will have the unique opportunity to create, develop and grow a new product and embedded systems engineering team based at my clients Head Office in the UK

• The role is based at their UK office but will require extensive travel and communications with teams in the UK & America

• This team would have full responsibility for taking proven design concepts through all product development stages to final release for manufacture. They would also have responsibility for the preparation of test procedures for manufacture and undertaking all qualification testing as well as product and design documentation

• The skill set of the team would need to include: Electronics Design, including FPGA design, Embedded Design, including both hardware design and firmware development, Test Engineering, Product Characterisation testing & Compliance Testing

• The team will take the proven technology demonstrators from technology teams, produce a fully tested, qualified and documented product design and then pass this on to the Manufacturing team within the company

The Company:

• My client is a dynamic & fast growing company offering a wide range of high tech, market leading products for use in a variety of applications & industries, including Nucleaur Detection, Medical Imaging & Security Screening to name just a few

• They are originally a UK based company where they very well established & respected and they have been able to extend their operations globally, and now employ in excess of 100 people from the UK & American offices

• R&D and Innovation is at the heart of what they do, with software development being a key component of the company’s offering as part of the systems and solutions they offer to customers across diverse industry sectors

• My client prides itself on the quality of its people, employing a depth of scientific and engineering expertise allowing the company to maintain and extend its product portfolio and market presence

For more information about the Embedded Systems Engineering Manager role or to apply send your CV now to olivergill@langtonhowarth.com or call Oliver today on 0113 243 3499.

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+ 5% Matched Pension + Private Health Insurance Scheme + Life Assurance + Share Options + 25 Days Holiday + 8 Bank Holidays + Opportunity to Work For An Exciting & High Growth Technology Company

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