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Electronic design engineer


Salary depending on experience

St Leonards, East Sussex - Office Based

Job Title: Electronic design engineer

Reporting to: R&D Manager



PSEL is a fast-growing specialist imaging equipment manufacturer based in East Sussex. The company has 27 employees and is part of the Tibidabo Scientific Industries group of companies. The growth of the company has created the need to hire an experienced electronic design engineer to add to the team.


The company develops and manufactures a wide range of camera products, including a range of X-ray cameras. An experienced Electronic Design Engineer is required to work with a small team designing professional digital cameras and imaging systems for scientific and surveillance markets, based in St Leonards, East Sussex.

Skills Required

Specific skills required are:

  • Degree (or equivalent) in an electrical/electronic engineering discipline.
  • 5+ years Industrial experience in the above.
  • FPGA firmware design (preferably Altera, VHDL).
  • Coding in C for embedded hard and soft microprocessors.
  • Ability to understand device data sheets (imaging sensors and associated ROICs) and design hardware and firmware to use them.
  • Circuit design using schematic capture and PCB layout software (preferably Altium Designer).
  • The ability to fault-find electronic assemblies.


The role involves:

  • Designing hardware and FPGA firmware to meet functional and performance specifications.
  • Produce PCB drawings and designs for use in PCB Manufacturing and production.
  • Ensure compatibility between mechanical, electronic and software design is achieved.
  • Write code for embedded firmware (VHDL/schematic, and C)
  • Building and debugging prototypes
  • Adding firmware features to existing FPGA designs
  • Working with colleagues to ensure the final product meets functional, performance, quality and timescale requirements.
  • Supporting the manufacturing facility in resolving design-related production problems
  • Supporting the test process and create test electronics when necessary.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • A hands-on, problem-solving attitude
  • Supervisory and coaching skills to support junior staff members
  • In conjunction with colleagues, the ability to take a product through from initial concept to delivery to customer, planning and managing the project steps to completion.
  • Supporting the sales team through pre- and aftersales support

The ideal candidate will ideally have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related field and will value the autonomy and responsibility of working with a small multidisciplinary team to develop new high value professional products being sold around the world.

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