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Job title: Electronic Engineer
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:5 to 8 years
Job published:16 July 2020
Job reference no:265546972

Job Description

An entrepreneurial electronics Company based in Cape Town who design, develop, manufacture and distribute their products to over 50 countries around the world are seeking a Electronic Engineer to join their team of experts. 

The successful candidate will be working closely in a dynamic team environment with a wide range of other tech specialists such as other electronics engineers, app developers, web developers, back-end server developers and production specialists. The candidate will get to be part of a team that brings life-saving products to market from concept all the way through to production. Being a specialist in the Company will give the candidate the opportunity to utilise their skills to the max and make a meaningful contribution to the overall success of the business.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

- Embedded software development, including planning, design, testing, bug fixing and documentation
- Effective management (time and execution) of tasks, including reporting thereof
- Efficient use of version control (branching, merging, tagging, resolving conflicts, etc)
- Hardware design (schematic) and PCB layout
- Develop any required supporting PC/server software/system for testing and verification

Qualifications and Experience Required:

- BSc or MSc university degree in at least one of the following: Electronics, Electrical (light current), Biomedical, Electromechanical, Mechatronics or equivalent.
- Minimum 8 year’s experience in 8/32-bit microprocessor/microcontroller based systems.

Key Skills Required:

Required skills:

- Strong knowledge and experience in developing embedded software for both 8-bit and 32-bit controllers using the C programming language
- Excels working in a collaborative agile team environment
- Experience in using GCC and GNU tools
- Experience in low-power product design
- Experience in developing and maintaining products for the consumer market
- Detailed knowledge of the Bluetooth Low Energy
- Developing PC utility applications for in-house use
- Project management skills
- Using source code control such as SVN and GIT

Advantageous experience:

- Bluetooth Low Energy protocol
- WiFi development
- Using an RTOS such as FreeRTOS
- Database management (tools, queries, scripts)
- Developing Windows based GUI using VB.NET
- Using scripting languages such as JavaScript / Node.js
- Using and managing Jira boards
- Linux
- Medical devices and standards