Senior Applications Engineer

£45000 - £55000 per annum
23 Apr 2012
21 May 2012
David So
Job Function
Project Management
Contract Type
Full Time
This involves designing and developing algorithms and hardware for our cutting edge technologies. Our client works with the biggest consumer electronics companies in the world to produce the latest and best in mobile phone and tablet design.

This is a job opportunity to provide the innovations and inventions seen in future years cutting edge products; working in a dynamic fast paced industry. It's a high prestige job influencing the design of premium products used everyone's lives. They are leading industry standards to provide next generation user interfaces

1.Provide expert level Customer application support for our clients capacitive touch products.
2.Assist with the development and characterising of the next generation of capacitive touch screen products.
3.To create and maintain software and hardware solutions in support of assigned customer projects
4.Develop custom Embedded C code as required in support of Customers projects.
5.To work closely with other Team Leaders and other Application team members locally and worldwide to ensure the timely and successful delivery of projects
6.Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of new Products
7.Keep updated with the latest developments in technology

1.Provide a Technical interface to customers remotely and at their sites as required (which will require European and international travel)
2.Participate in team design reviews as appropriate
3.Facilitate schematic & BOM creation
4.Provide the basis & some content for product documentation
5.Undertake open-ended design projects based on customer input
6.Ensure coherent & professional communications with customer peer groups
7.Disseminate technical information & inputs from customers as appropriate
8.Project task coordination and planning
9.Provide timely status reports on projects to Team Leader
10.Support existing products
11.Support colleagues in other worldwide Application teams as required
12.Assisting with manufacturability and usage issues
13.Facilitate the sourcing of components
14.Adhere to all prevalent company design rules (H/W & S/W) and QA guidelines
15.Propose options for new product development resulting from customer feedback and requests
16.To acquire in-depth knowledge of relevant products and their relative applications
17.Assist Field Applications Engineers (FAE's) with customer enquiries

Mandatory Skills
1.Experience of firmware development in embedded C
2.Hardware design using 8 bit and/or 32 bit microcontrollers
3.Software development
4.Electronic circuit design
5.Facilitate PCB layout, modification and prototype construction
6.Customer facing experience

Preferred Skills
1.Hardware experience useful
2.Familiarity with power supply design
3.Team Leadership experience
4.CAD familiarity (Altium, DXF, SVG)
5.Display industry experience (LCD/OLED)
6.EMC RFI experience useful

1.Ideally BSc or BEng Hons Electronics (perhaps with Computer science) - or similar relevant subject

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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