Lead Electronics Design Engineer



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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 1,200 employees worldwide.

Role & Responsibilities

Purpose of the role:
The Lead electronics engineer is responsible for leading the electronics engineering team in the design, implementation and verification of our IVD instrumentation platform hardware.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Be aware of project timelines and contribute to the electronics sections of the project plan with relevant tasks and estimated timescales.
  • Create detailed design specifications based on input from product requirements specifications and prototype testing and characterisation.
  • 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.
  • Ability to develop and execute the required verification and validation activities needed to demonstrate the electronics design has met specifications.
  • 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 meetings and actively collaborate with team members.
  • Managing and developing teams of electronics development teams ensuring that each team member’s role, tasks and timelines for delivery are clearly defined and communicated.
  • Ensure individuals within the team are motivated and developed to reach their potential
  • Developing skills of the group including recruiting of new talent

Required Experience


  • Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering or similar
  • Product design and development experience of complex embedded systems
  • Significant experience of leading and managing teams both local and remote teams
  • Experience building and scaling electronics design 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
  • Experience in analogue, digital, EMC/ESD and RF design
  • Experience working with C/C++ or any other modern programming language
  • 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.