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Design and Development Engineer

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Summary :

Roles

The design and development engineer, in the context of embedded systems engineering activities, intervenes on all phases of projects’ life cycle:

  • Tender study, technical solutions proposal, quotation
  • Project management, team coordination, clients and suppliers relationships
  • Participation in the development phase

He usually reports to a design center director and works in coordination with business managers as well as technical experts of his company.

Another name for the job: electronics project manager.

How to become a design and development engineer

To become a design and development engineer, it is necessary to have an electronic engineer master degree or equivalent, and to have a strong experience in project management and development.

Required Skills

The required skills for this job are numerous and various:

  • Digital electronics : Microcontrollers, FPGA, microprocessors, DSP, DDR Memories, Flash, eMMC…
  • Analog electronics : packaging, filtering, amplification, acquisition
  • Specification, design, test and tuning
  • Project management : specification, quotation, planning management, qualification, testing/deliveries

Added to these required skills, complementary skills are appreciated:

  • RF/HF electronics: frequency synthesis, filtering, modulation
  • Software development: C, C++
  • FPGA development in VHDL

To succeed in such a position, in addition to the technical skills, it is necessary to be autonomous, to be a source of proposals, to be a committed person, and enjoy teamwork.

Design and development engineer salary

In general, in France, a senior engineer earns more than 35K€ a year. This obviously depends on his educational background, position, experience, activity area etc.

Design and development engineer job

ELSYS Design recruits in France in the cities of Paris, Rennes, Nantes, Grenoble, Lyon, Aix en Provence, Nice Sophia Antipolis, and Toulouse. You can see the offers on our jobs board.

If no offer is available at the moment when you’re browsing the job advertisements, please do not hesitate to leave us a spontaneous application, it will be systematically processed.