Position title
Embedded Electronics Design Engineer

The Embedded Electronics Design Engineer position with Tensor involves the design of the hardware and firmware of our Time & Attendance, Access Control and security and control products (see www.tensor.co.uk) and our Building Energy Management Systems( see www.heatingsave.com)


You will be working within an existing team of experts involved in the embedded system design of products over the full development lifecycle. The work involves electronic circuits design using micro-controllers and includes, digital and analogue and mixed signal circuit design. Our new products include Proximity and Contactless Smart card readers and controllers, Smart Meter based Building Management Systems, Linux based control systems. The work also involves embedded C and C++ software development on high speed complex data / signal processing and communications systems.

There is also an opportunity to be involved in developing further our Zigbee range of environmental monitoring sensors and systems.



You will be intelligent, self-motivated, dedicated and a hardworking individual. You will have:

  • A good Electronic Engineering degree (2:1 or higher) from a top 20 university and have strong A’ Levels;
  • Experience in or knowledge of;
    • Embedded software design C and C++;
    • High speed digital design (FPGA/VHDL);
    • Labview, Matlab;
    • DSP, Electronics;
    • ARM, Cortex and PIC Microcontrollers;
    • Instrumentation and control algorithms;
  • Excellent design and strong diagnostic and debug skills;
  • Flexibility to move between hardware and software design;
  • Exposure to mixed signal circuit design and analysis and experience in low power designs;
  • Strong practical ability and PWB layout and prototyping knowledge;
  • Ability to work to deadlines;
  • A knowledge of communications protocols, microcontrollers, network communications system and analysis software (algorithms, encryption techniques and filters) will also be useful;
Job Benefits

This is an exceptional opportunity to work on exciting and ground breaking products within a medium sized company that design and manufacture innovative world-class products. Tensor is at the forefront of the Access Control, Time Management & Energy Management technology.

Basic salary is £23,000 – £37,000 per year. (depending upon ability and experience). A private pension is available + EMI scheme is available after 2 years of employment.

Position: Embedded Electronics Design Engineer

Thank you for submitting your application. We will contact you shortly!

Employment Type
Permanent, Full Time
Beginning of employment
As Soon as Possible
Duration of employment
Time and Attendance / Security / Energy Management
Job Location
St Neots, Cambridgeshire
Working Hours
8.30 - 5.30
Base Salary
£ 23,000 - £ 37,000
Date posted
6th June 2019
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