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Hardware Engineer

Skylark Lasers is at the forefront of the photonics industry. We work with our customers and partners to gain a deep understanding of their needs - connecting the dots between lasers and application to deliver tailored solutions. Our values are embedded into the way we work and we’re always looking for talented and ambitious people to join our team.

Job Description

Working onsite from our Edinburgh location, you’ll collaborate with our development team, including optical, mechanical, software and electronic engineers, to improve the performance of our high specification laser system.

You will help design, develop and test printed circuit board layout designs for various electronic devices and be responsible for fault-finding and continuous improvement through testing, measurement, characterisation and problem solving.


Qualifications and experience


  • Experienced and interested in low-noise circuit design, PCB layout, PCB considerations and micro-controllers

  • Knowledge of component testing and systems testing

  • Able to communicate concepts effectively

  • Driven, detailed and self-motivated

  • A right first-time mindset with a passion for innovation and improvement

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Proficient at problem solving and the use of test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, multi-meters, spectrum analysers, and signal generators.

  • A passion for electronics


  • Proficient in CAD software such as Altium.

  • Ability to solder to industry standard.

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