Senior Electronics Engineer in Cambridge, UK at Sepura

Date Posted: 11/16/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Senior Electronics Engineer at Sepura Ltd, you will be involved in board level designs for the whole lifecycle of product developments. Reporting to the Baseband Team Leader, you will have a strong background in digital circuit design from initial concept, specification and design through to software and systems integration, test and manufacture

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Requirements analysis and understanding including liaison with stakeholders
  • Technical design and specification of digital baseband circuitry for radio terminal products
    - Complete subsystem design and implementation, including ownership
    - Integration with RF, Audio and MMI subsystems
    - Component specification and sourcing
    - Design, integration and test documentation
    - Definition, implementation and supervision of PCB layout rules and constraints
  • Resolution of design and integration issues
  • Interaction with the Software team at device driver level (especially during bring-up phases)
  • Type approval support
  • Production technical support
  • Technical support to end customers
  • Progress reporting to project team and line manager

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in relevant field


  • Minimum 7 years' electronics design experience



  • Experience with microprocessor and microcontroller designs
  • Experience with memory subsystems e.g. DDR, Nand, EMMC
  • Experience of communication interfaces and buses - USB, SPI, I2C
  • Low power circuit design for battery powered products
  • Experience interacting with Software teams at the device driver level
  • Design for EMC/ESD protection
  • Design for Manufacturing and Test


  • Design work relating to radio products
  • Experience of designing for signal integrity 
  • Experience with signal and power integrity simulation tools (e.g. Hyperlynx, Sigrity, ADS etc.)
  • Experience of high-speed communications interfaces and buses - e.g. Gigabit Ethernet, USB3.0, PCle etc.
  • Design for medium volume product manufacture

Personal attributes

  • Communicates effectively with others across multiple disciplines
  • Works well in a small focussed team, sometimes against tight deadlines
  • Conscientious, reliable and enthusiastic worker who takes pride in their work
  • Self-driven and motivated with ability to use own initiative and take a technical lead
  • Ability to work to a high level of quality with good attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn

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