Electronics Engineer

Outside view of MK Test Systems headquarters, ATE House.

Electronics Engineer – Overview

An exciting new opportunity has become available for an experienced Electronics Engineer to join the team at MK Test Systems. Working as an integral part of the engineering team, a successful applicant will be involved with the design and development of new products and will be working closely with customers to define modern industrial solutions that advance their manufacturing and testing capabilities.

MK Test Systems is a small but growing team where employees are given the opportunity and actively encouraged to define their career progression and learn new skills. At MK Test, teamwork is at the heart of the company culture – potential applicants are encouraged to engage with our team on LinkedIn or other platforms to find out for themselves!

Main responsibilities

The candidate will be able to work autonomously on design and development projects and as part of a design team with supervision and peer review of other engineers’ work.

Duties will be focused in following areas:

  • Electronic Systems for measurement of voltage, current, resistance and impedance
  • Micro-electronics – Interfacing with PC and peripherals for the control of systems and measurement of units under test
  • Research and development of new measurement techniques and technology
  • High voltage cable harness testing systems using established building blocks
  • System and ergonomic design and layout to ensure customer requirements are met
  • System test and qualification

On occasion the following duties may also be required:

  • Support to Customer Service Department in resolution of installation, commissioning and in-service issues or problems, either at the factory or customer premises
  • Travel to customers’ premises, in the UK, Europe or Worldwide

Essential skills, knowledge and experience

  • 3 to 4 years’ experience of electronics design/development in a relevant industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science or Engineering discipline (or a demonstrated experience working at this level)
  • Microcontroller design and integration with analogue measurement devices
  • Schematic Capture and PCB design using CAD tools
  • Analogue circuit design, including interfacing with DACs and ADCs, filtering and signal conditioning
  • Ethernet – knowledge of Layer 2 protocols and low-level interfaces.
  • Firmware development (Embedded ‘C’ programming for microcontrollers)
  • Ability to manage projects and multi-disciplinary development teams
  • Generation of test and qualification specifications, conducting the tests defined

Desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • Masters level degree in a Science or Engineering discipline
  • Kelvin and LCR measurement techniques
  • FPGA and SoC design using VHDL (Altera device families preferred but not essential)
  • High Voltage DC and AC design
  • Design for EMC and EMC qualification testing/documentation
  • Product qualification and certification – CE marking and compliance testing
  • Programme Management skills and discipline
  • Generation of requirement specifications from customer problem description
  • Mechanical design using 2D and/or 3D CAD (AutoSketch)


£30 – £40k per annum, dependent on experience.


  • 25 days holiday plus UK bank holidays
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • 5% employer pension contributions (matched up to 8%)
  • Professional membership reimbursement
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Technology voucher scheme
  • Holiday trading
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Salary Extras platform – access to discount vouchers
  • Enhanced company sick pay (12 weeks)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Death in service pay (4 x Salary)
  • Help yourself fruit


  • Be resident and eligible for work in the UK
  • Hold a full UK driving licence
  • Have no worldwide travel restrictions

How to apply for this Electronics Engineer role:

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter FAO Nick Baker and Alan Wilson to careers@mktest.com or by uploading them straight to the careers page.