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It’s not just the obsessive pursuit of tonal perfection that stamps our mark on every pedal we make. It is every single employee – every decision, every inspiration and every action contribute towards making our products unique.

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Current Vacancies:

Role: Junior/Graduate Hardware Design Engineer
Location: Buckingham, UK
Basis: Full-time, salaried

Origin Effects has established a reputation for manufacturing some of the finest guitar effects and we’re proud to have an artist list which includes some of the world’s most respected musicians. With an exciting product roadmap in place, this is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic graduate engineer to join our expanding team and be part of developing our next generation of products.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Debug, test and measure performance of new designs;
  • PCB design/layout using Altium Designer;
  • Design for manufacture, working closely with our external production partner.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • A knowledge of discrete analogue transistor technologies;
  • Experience of using Spice simulation to validate designs;
  • Experience of hierarchical schematic entry;
  • Design and development of multilayer PCBs using Altium designer, or equivalent software;
  • A working knowledge of component types;
  • Advanced skills in prototyping and debug;
  • Impeccable time management skills are necessary to ensure that designs are completed on time;
  • Degree qualified in Electronics Engineering (or equivalent experience);
  • Work constructively within a team.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Enthusiastic guitarist;
  • Knowledge and interest in audio;
  • Experience with common microcontroller families in C/C++ programming languages;
  • Experience of Digital Signal Processing techniques;
  • A familiarity with test automation or scripting tools incorporating python or similar;
  • Experience in basic mechanical CAD, with a view to designing sheet metal enclosures for output to production;
  • Design of discrete analogue circuitry;
  • Design for EMC, as well as full CE and RoHS compliance.

Application Instructions:

Please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected] Your covering letter should highlight the extent to which your skills/experience meet the requirements of the role, and your motivation behind applying. To apply for this position, you must already have the right to work in the UK.


 

Role: Hardware Design Engineer
Location: Buckingham, UK
Basis: Full-time, salaried

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design of audio effects circuitry;
  • Debug, test and measure performance of designs;
  • PCB design/layout using Altium Designer or equivalent;
  • Design for manufacture, working closely with our external production partners;

Essential Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years electronic design and development experience;
  • A knowledge of discrete analogue transistor technologies;
  • Experience using Spice simulation to validate designs;
  • Design for EMC, as well as full CE and RoHS compliance;
  • Experience of hierarchical schematic entry;
  • Design and development of multilayer PCBs using Altium designer, or equivalent software;
  • A working knowledge of component types and supply chain considerations;
  • Advanced skills in prototyping and debug;
  • Impeccable time management skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines;
  • Degree qualified in Electronics Engineering (or equivalent experience);
  • Work constructively within a team.

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Enthusiastic guitarist;
  • Knowledge and interest in audio;
  • Experience with common microcontroller families in C/C++ programming languages;
  • Experience of Digital Signal Processing techniques;
  • A familiarity with test automation or scripting tools incorporating python or similar;
  • Experience in basic mechanical CAD, with a view to designing sheet metal enclosures for output to production;

Application Instructions:

Please send your CV, salary expectations and covering letter to [email protected] Your covering letter should highlight the extent to which your skills/experience meets the requirements of the role, and your motivation behind applying.

To apply for this position, you must already have the right to work in the UK