Believe that the exploration of sound is an adventure? Want to join a world leader and one of the most talked about British audio brands as well as work alongside some genuinely talented people? It began with one man’s passion for music, now we have innovative and creative products that consistently receive 5-star reviews due to our ability to produce technically brilliant and stylish audio pieces.
By managing the relationship between our four pillars of engineering we enable our listeners to hear every single note in equal measure and transcend from audio sound to musical performance.
We have an exciting opportunity for a music-loving Electronics Design Engineer to join us and form part of our passionate R&D team designing and testing the analogue / digital technology that form our products to ensure that they not only excel in performance but also in appearance. In order for our products to pass the rigorous quality testing – each component has to earn its place.
Unlike most other consumer electronics, our products are not designed to be replaced three or four years down the line, they are built for sustainability, as an investment to enable the customer to enjoy many years of incredible musical experience.
Reporting to the Head of Electronic Design the role will involve audio circuit design, testing, simulation, etc. to ensure that all our products embrace our design ethos and working practices. Electronic design work for analogue and digital design will include filters, ADC, DSP, host, DAC amplifiers, etc.; simulation and analysis; PCB design, prototyping, sourcing, product testing, and quality checking.
Fundamentally your role is to be part of the UK team that ensures that our customers continue to receive the same uncompromised listening experiences that they have done for nearly 50 years; we seek to go beyond an audiophile sound that is technically brilliant, and strive for the glorious emotional experience of the music
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Electronic design including;-
Analogue and digital design (Filters, ADC, DSP, host, DAC, gain stages, amplifiers etc)
Simulation and analysis of circuits
Schematic entry into the CAD system
PCB and Circuit testing on bench (lab work)
Prototyping when necessary
Liaising with PCB manufacturers
Sourcing standard samples and liaising with companies for custom samples
Other product testing e.g. safety, listening etc
All employees have a responsibility for quality and must check the quality of the work they perform.
Skills & Requirements
Computer skills – Microsoft and Windows applications
Strong attention to detail
Understanding of computer networks and fault finding
Lab work skills for measuring, fault finding, testing, etc
Some workshop skills – drilling, milling
Knowledge of Pads Pro ECAD preferable
Good time management and organization
The job holder should be a good team player, able to interact with all other departments easily and have the ability to multi-task efficiently.
Qualification / Experience
Degree in Engineering or equivalent qualification
Experience in audio sector Good solid analogue electronic design background with preferably at least two years’ experience in this function.