Lead Electronics Design Engineer


Glasgow, UK

Job Type

Company Overview

LumiraDx is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA, and is supported by a global sales network, LumiraDx currently has over 1,500 employees worldwide. We have recently launched the innovative LumiraDx Platform, and are looking for proactive, experienced, focused and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of our dynamic and forward-looking company.

Role & Responsibilities


The Lead electronics engineer is responsible for providing technical guidance and support to members of the electronics engineering team. They will oversee the day to day technical activities performed by other members of the hardware team and assist the electronics design manager In assigning work tasks to relevant team members.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Be aware of project timelines and assist the Electronics Design Manager with preparation of project plans/timelines.
  • Create detailed design specifications based on input from product requirements specifications and prototype testing and characterisation
  • Analyse system level architecture and advise on areas of potential improvement
  • Create robust characterisation and test methods to set tolerances and limits on key technical blocks of the instrument design.
  • Provide innovative and robust design solutions to identified problem / high risk design areas.
  • Review and critique electronic design solutions developed by other team members.
  • Ensure that the key functional technical blocks of the instrument are developed, tested and iterated in a robust and rapid manner.
  • Ensure that the electronic components of the instrument design are integrated into a robust final solution including management of sub-contractor partners where required (PCB fab, board build, component sourcing).
  • Work with the chosen contact manufacture and internal colleagues as appropriate to transfer the electronic product design to manufacturing, inclusive of specifying board stage and any intermediate assembly testing required.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to team members to ensure technical tasks are carried out to a high level
  • Assist the Electronics Design Manager to ensure individuals within the team are motivated and developed to reach their potential
  • Assist the Electronics Design Manager in developing skills of the group, including recruiting of new talent 
  • Ability to develop and execute the required verification and validation activities needed to demonstrate the electronics design has met specification.
  • Provide technical guidance to aid in enhancement/development of other team members skills
  • Investigate and report on new areas of technology which may lead to improvement of design solutions
  • Use or develop competent knowledge in the required electrical regulations applicable to the development of medical devices
  • Responsible for ensuring the design complies with regulatory standards including EN60601, EN61010, ISO13485 and ISO14971
  • Managing outsourced development
  • Championing use of the collaborative work tool such as Jira and Jama
  • Engage in daily-standup meeting and actively collaborate with team members

Required Experience

Essential skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering or similar.
  • Product design and development experience of complex embedded systems.
  • Experience of technical leadership of electronics engineering teams.
  • Strong technical knowledge of electronics engineering, both tools and processes.
  • Sound decision making and risk analysis skills on software.
  • Experience measuring and reporting quality-related metrics.
  • Experience with schematic and PCB layout design packages.
  • Experience with electronics simulation packages, analogue, digital and RF design.
  • Experience working with C/C++ or any other modern programming language.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly to upper management and other stakeholders.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience in producing product for high volume manufacture.
  • Experience of building working relationships with external parties – Suppliers, Contractors, Design consultancies.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards including EN60601, EN61010, ISO13485 and ISO14971.


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Thank you for your interest. If you're successful in your application, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks. This includes employment references; Criminal records data checks which are processed as part of our recruitment process for employment or continued employment to comply with legal and regulatory obligations to which the company is subject. LumiraDx place a high level of importance on its responsibilities for information security and privacy and have put in place an information security management system to ensure that the company and its staff maintain the highest standards with respect to data protection and information security.