Systems Engineer

Scotland, Edinburgh
competitive salary and benefits package

Enigma People Solutions is recruiting an Electronic Engineer to work as a Systems Engineer within our client’s expanding team in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK).  Our client is recognised world-wide as providing state-of-the-art automotive power integrated circuits.

You will become part of the product development team to support on-going developments in, and expansion of the product family and will help define and develop next generation integrated circuit motor control products particularly for the automotive market. This will involve all aspects of the product development cycle from product definition, through analysis and verification of new products in systems, to applications and customer support for new and existing products.


You will support the corporate sales growth objectives by:

  • Understanding customer issues and influencing technical/engineering decisions, including future product development decisions
  • Establishing strong working relationships with key customers to provide the technical expertise to achieve design wins.
  • Develop advanced motor control algorithm IP
  • Defining and specifying new products and product concepts.
  • Promotion and presentation of technology and products to customers.
  • Education of customers and field staff on products and features
  • Understanding commercial aspect of the development process
  • Communicating market trends and competitive information
  • Supporting the ongoing business



  • Liaise with other System Engineering team members.
  • Liaise with Design Team members.


  • Liaise with off-site System Engineering teams as required.
  • Communicate with Marketing teams, worldwide Sales and Application Engineering teams, Product Test engineers, Allegro Quality Department and Documentation Department.
  • Assist Customers as and when required.



  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge & experience in the following:
    • Development and implementation of advanced BLDC motor control using power ICs & microcontrollers.
    • Real-time embedded processor firmware & software development.


  • Candidates should also be able to demonstrate knowledge & experience in the following:
    • Automotive motor control systems and requirements
    • Knowledge of Brush DC, SR and ACI motors.

Skills, Knowledge and Aptitudes

Any knowledge and experience in the following areas would be a distinct advantage:

  • Automotive safety requirements
  • C/C++ SW development skills
  • MATLAB/Simulink MBD skills
  • Automotive safety requirements

Candidates should also be able to demonstrate:

  • Good presentation skills in English and the ability to present technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • A high level of commitment and self-motivation
  • The ability to work as part of a world-wide development team with diverse engineering disciplines.
  • The knowledge and confidence to publish technical articles and other technical documents to support market penetration.


  • National Travel: 5-10 %
  • International Travel: 5-10%