Embedded Test System Engineer

Purpose of Role/Key Objectives

It began with one man’s passion for music.

Believe that the exploration of sound is an adventure? Want to join a world leader in the audio field and work alongside some genuinely talented people?

Naim Audio is a highly respected global brand that is both innovative and creative, continually receiving industry awards and consistent 5-star reviews for our ability to produce technically brilliant and stylish audio pieces. #NaimAudio #FocalpoweredbyNaim

By managing the relationship between our four pillars of engineering we enable our listeners to hear every single note in equal measure and transcend from audio sound to musical performance.  We call this unique and emotive transmission the ‘Voice of Naim’; it’s our signature, our calling card.

How can you join us?

Here at Naim Audio there is an exciting opportunity for an Embedded Test System Engineer to join our Operations department delivering an effective and efficient service to our stakeholders.

Unlike most other consumer electronics, Naim Audio products are not designed to be replaced three or four years down the line, they are built for sustainability, as an investment to enable the customer to enjoy many years of incredible musical experience.  Our pride in this regard is integrated in all we do, culturally, here at Naim.    



Main Duties and Responsibilities

Principal responsibilities

In summary you will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Design and develop code for embedded systems to control test equipment using C, C++, Python, SQL, C# .NET, PHP languages
  • Embedded experience working with different microcontrollers and platforms (e.g. ARM, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Linux and RTOS environments).
  • Knowledge of IoT protocols (Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Thread, Bluetooth etc).
  • Hardware and Software Integration of embedded and test systems
  • Design Analogue Audio circuits, schematic capture and PCB layout.
  • Design Digital microprocessor circuits, schematic capture and PCB layout.
  • Creating test specifications and developing test equipment to meet these criteria for production line use.
  • Support new production introduction into mainstream production.
  • Ensure the correct skills, tools, jigs and fixtures are made available to fulfil the purpose.
  • Produce and maintain process instruction documentation for all areas of production within Naim Audio Ltd.
  • Support lean activities as used within Naim Audio Ltd
  • Support an environment and culture of continuous improvement.

Skills & Requirements

Personal Attributes, Skills and experience

  • Experience in an electronic manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrable evidence of ability to build relationships with key business areas
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing tools
  • Experience with C, C++, Python, SQL, C# .NET, PHP languages
  • Electronic and PCB design Mentor Graphics
  • 3+ years of relevant hardware/software development of embedded systems
  • Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics or a General Engineering
  • Looking for someone who has experience of working on both hardware and software: ideally someone who started as an electronic hardware engineer
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team. Ability to communicate complex ideas simply.
  • Capability of producing detailed and accurate software design and report documentation
  • Methodical approach to problem solving and ability to use own initiative.
  • Writing and maintaining technical documentation
  • Flexible and proactive in approach to the role
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to demonstrate evidence of ability to build relationships
  • Passionate and eclectic music lover – desirable but not essential!

Qualification / Experience

  • Degree qualified or similar Engineering qualification



Reporting to:

Manufacturing & Engineering Manager

Hours of work:

37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday

If you are interested in this role, please contact us at [email protected].