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Electronics Engineer

M-KOPA SOLAR
United Kingdom

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

M-KOPA has plenty of Hardware design, test and problem solving work required by the team and there is a growing number of new products that we need to support. The Electronics Engineer will be required to support all these and any upcoming products in the pipeline.

Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities
• Developing, testing and troubleshooting of M-KOPA’s products
• Electronics hardware design using schematic capture tool e.g. OrCad
• Component sourcing and selection
• Documenting new designs, writing specification and test reports
• Support new product pilot testing in the field
• Troubleshooting on complex technical problems
• Working with third party manufacturers where required
• Technical inputs to the research and development of new M-KOPA Labs products
• Developing new concepts at an early stage with the Labs teams and exploring technical feasibility (within the constraints of M-KOPA’s existing technologies and systems)
• Firmware design for prototyping new hardware concepts
Candidate Requirements
Qualifications:
• Degree in Electronics Engineering
Experience:

  • The candidate should have at least five years relevant experience in most of the following area
  • Innovation and technical excellence in electronics hardware design
  • Developing new products, from concept to mass production, building prototypes, testing, troubleshooting and fault analysis
  • Knowledge of schematic capture and PCB design tool e.g. OrCad
  • Analogue, Digital and Power Electronics Design, e.g. Switching regulator design, microcontroller, power protection circuit.
  • Hands on experience using lab’s equipment for testing and debuggin
  • Ability to work as part of multiple discipline team
  • It will be a plus if the candidate has experience in some of the following are
  • Product development for low income customers in emerging markets
  • Battery charger design for lithium-ion battery
  • Understand lithium-ion battery electrical characteristic, safety protection and testing
  • Understand product design safety standard
  • Knowledge of programming C language based micro-controllers
  • Experience of working with electronics manufacturing facilities (on either supplier or customer side)
  • Internet of things, machine to machine communication
  • GSM Technology, RF design, TV and lighting technology
  • Solar energy, battery technology
  • Electricity generation, transmission, distribution, and metering

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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