Jul 16, 2021

Systems Design Engineer

  • Metix Ltd
  • Glasgow, UK
Full time Design Engineering

Job Description

Areas of work include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the design and development of hardware systems for Metix’ Medtech projects in collaboration with hardware and industrial design colleagues in Mexico
  • Work closely with the Product Design team in Scotland to produce technical requirements and specifications
  • Collaborate on the creation of Manufacturing Plans for designed products
  • Prototype new designs
  • Support verification and validation of products designed by Metix for submission to approving authorities (FDA. MHRA etc.)
  • Collaborate with software engineering colleagues to solve technical challenges of hardware systems
  • Produce risk management documentation


Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • BSc/BEng in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Strong understanding of Analogue and Digital Electrical principles.
  • (2+ years preferred) Prior experience working in the medical device industry with experience in the IEC 60601 series of standards.
  • Understanding of microcontroller and microprocessor usage and implementation.
  • Strong experience with EDA Tools such as EAGLE, Altium.
  • Strong Schematic Capture and PCB Layout skills.
  • Experience with simulation tools (LTspice, TINA)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of standard embedded interfaces such as UART, I2C, and SPI.
  • Comfortable assembling and testing SMT level electronics.
  • Experienced using standard Electronics Lab tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience in Electronics Engineering, further education, or experience in medical technology, computer science, or other technical related fields.
  • Experience designing complex, multilayer PCBs with HDI components.
  • Previous experience in Biopotential measurement or other medial sensing principles.
  • Good understanding of battery technologies including Li-Ion battery packs in portable applications.
  • Experience with Analogue and Digital Signal Conditioning and Processing schemes.
  • Experience with board Bring-Up and Debug.
  • Strong Design-For-Manufacturing experience with a good understanding of the appropriate application of JTAG and other test methods.
  • Comfortable using DVCS tools such as Git.
  • C/C++ Software development skills with a focus on Embedded Systems.
  • Experience with Embedded Linux and the Yocto Project.


  • Flexible working hours
  • Relaxed working environment
  • Short walking distance from Glasgow Central Station
  • Casual dress code
  • 40-hour contract with an hour lunch
  • Opportunity to work from home after probation

For further information on Metix, please visit our site: www.metixmedical.co.uk or follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MetixMedical/

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