Design & Development Engineer - Electronic Communications

Up to 50K dep on experience
Closing date
20 Sep 2019
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Design & Development Engineer - Electronic Communications / Connectivity Technical Development Engineer

Up to £50k depending on experience. 


HellermannTyton Connectivity is an established leader in the design, development and manufacture of innovative network infrastructure solutions for both LAN and WAN environments; we are now looking for an experienced Connectivity Technical Development Engineer to join our R&D department in our state-of-the-art development centre in Northampton.

Reporting directly to the Technical Director, you will enjoy the autonomy to create bespoke designs which you will build, test and register for patents when appropriate. Using the latest technologies, you will join a team of 7 people in the R&D department, liaising with internal and external stakeholders to ensure your products are not only innovative, but also cost effective.

Some of your responsibilities are listed below:

  • Research, design and develop electronic communications components
  • Design RF PCB’s
  • Model and simulate designs as appropriate, using connector simulation software to maximise product performance and minimise development lead-time
  • Complete lab testing to ensure products meet or exceed necessary performance specifications
  • Work with other members of the design team (mechanical engineering) and other functions in the business (marketing, manufacturing, purchasing and quality)
  • Give input and maintain project plans to enable development projects to be delivered on time

The ideal candidate will be educated to Degree level (or similar) and be experienced with PCB’s, RF or microwave components and resigns. Used to working to ISO, TIA and IEEE standards, you will have experience with RF simulation software, ideally CST (Computer Simulation Technology).

Highly numerate and skilled in the development of Excel templates including complex number and matrix manipulation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation, currently operating with 95 employees, in a new, state-of-the-art facility able to handle continued growth for years to come. Our business offers a truly exciting and friendly environment where people last; staff turnover is low so most of our recruitment is simply through growth. 

Benefits include: 

  • Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Free Parking
  • Brand new state-of-the-art facility 

To Apply: If you believe you have the required skills and experience, please upload and submit your CV to our external recruiter below.

Ideal living locations include; Northampton, Rugby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Milton Keynes,


HellermannTyton is a leading manufacturer and supplier of quality products for fastening, fixing, installing, connecting, insulating, protecting and identifying electrical cables and network connectivity solutions. We also develop cable management parts for customized needs.

It is our mission to develop effective solutions for all cable management requirements. In order to live up to this goal, we get to grips with everything (and we mean everything!) that goes on in the world of our customers. And they are our main inspiration when we develop our product ranges.  We operate 16 world-class manufacturing facilities and develop products at 13 locations. More than  5,400 employees work at HellermannTyton in 39 countries and offer you first-class service and advice – wherever you need it.

Our global brand is trusted by industry professionals around the world. The quality of HellermannTyton products is inspired by your cable management needs.

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