Electronics Design Engineer


Poole, GB, BH17 7ER

Type of Employment:  Full-time
Career Level:  Professional
Job Family:  Research & Development
Date posted:  27 Mar 2024

Complex problems, focused solutions, and direct impact on the satisfaction of millions of motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists all over the world. We are the magic behind the scenes, the team responsible for installing and maintaining traffic controllers, signals, and other traffic products. Our technology keeps our roads moving safely. We are the UK’s #1 Intelligent Traffic Solutions (ITS) provider and maintain over 40% of the UK’s ITS assets. We design and manufacture our own equipment and technology at our facility in Poole, Dorset, and install and maintain it at customer sites nationwide, supported by our specialist Field Services staff.

Do you want to join a business that puts its people at the forefront of all we do, an agile, innovative business that is leading the way in traffic solutions? Come and join us at Yunex Traffic.

Based out of our head office in Poole, we’re looking for an Senior Electronics Design Engineer. You’ll be joining a friendly and supportive team to specify, design, build, test and productionise a wide range of electronic boards and systems for the traffic industry. You’ll perform integration, trial, and approval activities for 3rd party products.

What will you do?

  • Work as a member of a cross functional team in refining the product requirements generated by Product Line Management (PLM) and contribute to driving technical innovation into new designs.
  • Write detailed design documentation for the system, board or module level and participate in reviews of these specifications.
  • Create cost estimates and development time/effort estimates and worth to these.
  • Be able to select appropriate analogue and digital components with due regard to cost, availability, function, specification, accuracy, reliability, multi-source, size, pitch, environmental performance etc.
  • Liaise with component manufacturers and distributors as appropriate.
  • Simulate designs using analogue and/or digital simulation.
  • Schematic and PCB design and layout
  • Perform testing of prototypes, modifying boards and updating the design as appropriate.
  • Perform EMC and environmental testing and diagnosis to achieve appropriate approvals and certification for the intended use.
  • Document the design and input to customer handbooks and other user, configuration, and maintenance documentation.
  • Work with PLM, Sales, and the Training School to support product during initial field trails and subsequent transfer to maintenance and training.
  • Provide ongoing product support throughout the product lifecycle.


Who are you?

  • Possess a degree or HND or equivalent qualification in electrical and/or electronic engineering.
  • Have demonstrable experience of electrical/electronic circuit design, layout, simulation, and assembly.
  • Have experience of fault-finding of complex electrical and electronic systems using a wide range of diagnostic tools and methods.
  • Be knowledgeable of relevant technical standards and apply these to the design.
  • Experience of microcontroller technologies – especially from TI and ST.
  • Knowledge of working with serial protcols (I2C, SPI, CAN, Ethernet, USB, UART, RS485, PCIe etc)
  • Have experience of designing products that meet electrical safety, EMC and climatic requirements
  • Have experience of working well within a team, demonstrating good teamworking and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be willing to mentor interns and junior engineers and be ready for new challenges and opportunities.


What do we offer?

• Base salary and annual bonus

• 26 days holiday, increasing up to 29 days with length of service

• 37.5 hour working week plus paid overtime and unsociable hours uplift

• Free on-site parking

  • Subsidised staff canteen

• Excellent pension, matching contributions up to 10% of pensionable salary

• Flexible benefits to suit your personal needs (plenty of choice)

• Investment in personal development and support to membership of professional institutions


About us

We’re Yunex Traffic. We have offices across the UK and worldwide, full of hardworking individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow. We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Yunex Traffic. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.


Our Commitment:

Yunex Traffic is committed to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusivity. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss any requirements you may have, including workplace adjustments.


How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas, of the application form, to the best of your ability as we will use this data to review your suitability for the role.