Consultant Electronics Engineer (Digital/Analogue systems)

PA Consulting Group

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Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: Cambridge


Benefits: Competive

Become part of the team

Are you an experienced Electronics Engineer excited by the opportunity of working in a multi-disciplinary environment across a diverse range of industries? 

Are you seeking the opportunity to take ideas from concept to prototype and to make a difference for PA’s clients? 

Do you have proven experience working on industrial projects?


At PA Consulting Group we have a unique combination of industry expertise and engineering capability. At our dedicated Technology Centre in Cambridge UK, we develop award-winning products and manufacturing processes, helping clients understand and use technology more effectively.

We are looking for an Electronics Engineer to join our growing team at our technology centre in Melbourn, Herts.

Role specifics

The role will involve working closely with your colleagues and our clients on a wide range of assignments. You will be an important part of developing creative technical solutions for break-out products and manufacturing processes, contributing your expertise in electronic engineering. Your role may range from creating a novel wirelessly connected product, developing a high performance data processor to designing an innovative medical device. Our clients need us to work at the cutting edge and you will be ready to help.

What we're looking for

The ideal candidate will have industrial exposure as an electronics engineer and will also possess the necessary technical breadth and interest to relish the range of opportunities provided in a consulting environment.  Your energy and enthusiasm to take on new challenges, in a diverse range of industry sectors coupled with the ability to innovate and think freely, will allow you to thrive in a technology consultancy environment.

Technical skills:

Your degree/academics will have given you a sound theoretical understanding of core embedded engineering principles. This will be complimented by hands-on development experience, ideally in an industrial or applied setting, so you will have an understanding of developing systems/products under constraints be it cost, time, dimensions, power etc. Your deep interest in the field of embedded systems means you probably have hobbyist interests and tinker with things outside of your professional/academic setting; this has allowed you to broaden the scope of your exposure. Finally you will be excited by the applications of embedded systems, and their applications across all industry sectors, and want to be part of company


  • Degree qualified – minimum 2:1 (Electronic Engineering or related subject)
  • Chartered engineer (optional)  If you want to use your skills and experience in electronic engineering to make products that have real-world impact, then PA will give you the exposure and tools to make this happen.

• Private medical insurance
• Travel allowance 
• 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
• Company pension scheme
• Annual performance-based bonus
• Life and Income protection insurance
• Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
• Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Inclusion & Diversity

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.

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Job information

Firm: PA Consulting Group

Location: Cambridge


Benefits: Competive


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