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Cambridge Consultants is a trusted design partner for companies around the world. Whether it be Consumer, Industrial, Energy or another industry we aim to apply our skills quickly and efficiently to solve our client’s problem. However we can only be successful if we have industry experts who can help our business developers convince clients we are the best people to work on their project. Therefore we are looking for another senior electronic engineer to join our team who can help with the sale and technical delivery of projects.

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We are looking for a technical person to join our team who can not only lead projects technically, but also support business developers in finding opportunities that are a good fit for Cambridge Consultants’ skills and capabilities to enable us to do an excellent job for our clients.

Once you and the business developer have convinced a client we are the right team for their project, then you will take the lead on the delivery of their project, either as the overall technical authority (aka technical lead) or as the electronics lead. This role will be supported by a Project Manager who is responsible for the budgets, milestones and deliveries; however you will be responsible for ensuring the technical solution will meet the client’s requirements and solve the client’s problem, whilst minimising the technical risk. But you don’t have to just “lead” – we would also expect you to be hands on in the lab as project need dictates, applying your electronics skills and experience on your projects.

At Cambridge Consultants we often work on multiple projects concurrently. Therefore you may be involved in new project sales, whilst still in the process of delivering existing project(s). This means that concise technical oversight and the ability to delegate are essential.

Specific responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Hands on Electronics design – designing circuits, designing PCBs, testing prototypes etc
  • Technical leadership of project delivery
  • Supporting Business developers in finding and developing new project opportunities
  • Earning client trust and promoting Cambridge Consultants as a trusted client partner



  • Excellent academic record.
  • Expert in a broad range of electronics design with considerable practical design and development experience.
  • Experience of presenting to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proven track record of interacting with potential and existing clients and earning their confidence and trust.
  • Desire to mentor and develop junior engineers to enable successful delegation of technical project tasks


  • Hands on knowledge of RF Electronics
  • Analogue Electronics expertise
  • Experience of Power Electronics, including power supply design and motor control
  • Multidisciplinary systems engineering skills
  • Established profile in industry as a knowledgeable and experienced Electronics Engineer.
  • Design for manufacture, test, cost and reliability
  • Hobby with a technical or commercial relevance

Type of work undertaken by division/group

Cambridge Consultants’ core expertise is in innovative product development. We are the development partner of choice to many of the world’s leading blue-chips, as well as the virtual development team for ambitious start-up companies. We also undertake technology consultancy projects - from road mapping the future of a technology, through to risk mitigation and product launch.

Our Industrial, Consumer and Energy division (ICE) performs consulting, research and development across lots of different markets, including:

  • Industrial - sensors, robotics and logistics systems for manufacturing and retail clients
  • Consumer - smart dispensing systems and connected sensor systems for personal care, consumer healthcare, food & beverage and sports & fitness brands
  • Energy - sensing & communications systems for downhole and subsea oil & gas applications and smart metering systems
  • Defence - secure end-to-end systems for government clients covering sensing, communications, tracking & location, and data analysis

The work we do is throughout the whole product development cycle, from product strategy and front end concept generation, through technical feasibility and detailed design to transferring the idea to manufacture.

The reason our clients come to us is because we are able to create systems that make a step change in performance, where technical innovation is the only way to achieve their commercial goals.

The Electronic Product Design group delivers exciting and complex electronic developments across the broad range of projects undertaken by the ICE Division. We have a focus on projects where designing challenging electronics enables us to delight our clients. Some of the areas we are currently involved with are:

  • RF and communication systems
  • High volume consumer products
  • High value sensing systems
  • Industrial robotics systems
  • Industrial power systems

Cambridge Consultants creates exciting and novel breakthroughs in technology and products. We help our clients achieve the kind of game-changing leap forward that will transform their whole business.

At the heart of what we do are talented and motivated multi-disciplinary teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems to solve difficult problems for our clients.

We recognise and celebrate individual talent and we understand the importance of letting individuals be just that. Our people are here to do the best work of their lives and our job is to provide the platform for them to do it. That means letting people pursue the projects that interest them and develop their career in whatever direction they choose.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse workplace. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels included and has a sense of belonging.

We value all people regardless of gender, age, disability, race, ethnic origin, parental status, language, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.



Learn about Life at CCWhat to expect when applying


  • Competitive salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
  • Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life, disability and travel insurance, plus private healthcare
  • Free canteen - breakfast, lunch and refreshments
  • 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays, with flexibility to carry over / borrow
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Excellent career development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social committee
  • Discounted train season tickets, through Travel Plan Plus
  • Free shuttle service to/from Cambridge North train station, through Cambridge Science Park

Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees' careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

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