Principal Design Engineer

Principal Design Engineer

Job Title: Principal Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Wales
Salary: £50,000 - £55, 000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: OS0794
Contact Name: Oli Solari
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2021 15:59

Job Description

Job title: Principal Design Engineer

Location: North Wales

Salary: £50-55k

The company

My client is a high growth global technology driven business located in North Wales. As a customer focused organisation, they specialise in the design and manufacture of advanced technology solutions for multiple industry sectors including SCADA for the electricity supply industry, Integrated Security and Mobilising Command & Control systems.

Overview of the role

  • As Principal Design Engineer, you will be an integral part of their outstanding engineering team, utilising a wide range of exciting technologies, where you will be responsible for developing new products, systems and features.
  • Working alongside highly talented and experienced colleagues, with many years’ experience in product development and be involved in the full lifecycle, from feasibility to release to production and on-going support.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading production of innovative designs that fulfil challenging user & performance requirements
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders to ensure designs meet with relevant requirements
  • Using experience & technical best practice to overcome problems and product challenge.
  • Ensuring all designs comply with the appropriate international standards
  • Working closely with purchasing &production to ensure good design principles are adopted to mitigate supply chain dependencies.
  • Supporting third parties involved in the design, prototype and production
  • Ensuring designs are fully tested and documented to company design processes
  • Providing detailed work breakdown for team tasks
  • Working with the Company’s adaptive development methodology to deliver systems that exceed customer expectations and achieve the highest quality
  • Timely identification & communication of technical issues & risks


  • Degree / PhD (or HND/HNC with relevant experience) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Design of Power Electronics Systems
  • Circuit Modelling and Simulation, SPICE, WEBENCH etc.
  • High-speed digital, analogue, optical electronics design
  • Advanced knowledge of electronics design for embedded systems, microcontrollers & SoC application processors and DSPs
  • Design of high accuracy AC/DC measurement systems
  • 5+ years CADStar PCB design highly preferable (other CAD packages considered)
  • Ethernet Networked product design
  • EMC testing and approvals
  • FPGA, CPLD, VHDL/Verilog
  • Reliability prediction MTBF


To discuss further, please contact Oli at