Hardware Engineer

Job Description

We are IoT Tribe North, an accelerator set up to help IoT start-ups build their products, test the market and raise funds for future growth.

Supported by Barnsley Council and Capital Enterprise, 10 early-stage IoT start-ups will be immersed into vibrant local and global manufacturing ecosystems and global supply chain and investment networks.

We’re looking to recruit an experienced Hardware Engineer that can take our outstanding start-ups to new heights and help establish IoT Tribe as the go-to accelerator for IoT start-ups, investors and corporates in the context of connected manufacturing and beyond.

The Role

The IoT Tribe North Hardware Engineer will be responsible for supporting our startups with hardware systems and board design in the IoT Space

  • Reviewing product concept and early prototype(s)
  • Successive prototype development and testing
  • Successive design and BOM production in view of pre-production

In addition to the startup teams, you will work closely with our Software Engineer, our Design Engineer, and a number of our corporate partners and vendors.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in design and production of consumer or enterprise connected hardware products
  • Experience in one or more specific IoT / embedded / M2M sectors (i.e. home automation, industrial automation, health, asset tracking, smart utilities, etc.)
Technical Skills
  • Iterative discrete and PCB prototyping cycle
  • Firmware programming, testing, troubleshooting
  • Wireless technologies and standards, including IoT specific chipsets and connectivity platforms
  • IoT security technologies and standards
  • Compliance and industry standards/certifications

You are also a:

  • Team worker
  • Problem solver, with a passion for innovation and the startup ecosystem
  • Great communicator with start-ups, engineers and management

Based at the Digital Media Centre in Barnsley, S Yorks, the position is for a fixed term contract of 3 months (January to March 2018).

Salary: £35-45K pro rata depending on experience plus 10% bonus on achieving objectives at the end of the contract

Deadline for applications, 31st December 2017.

Start Date: 15th January 2018

Send your CV and Cover Letter to contact@iottribe.org