Senior Design Engineer


R40 000 – R50 000

Our client in Durban is looking for a skilled Design Engineer to join their team.

Hardware design engineer, responsible for the design, testing, optimisation and implementation of all RF Engineering, including all documentation and regulatory compliance.



  • Evaluation of Customer specifications and Product performance spec.
  • Draw up the relevant Design Specifications and feasibility studies as defined in the design process.
  • Ensure that all documentation relevant to the design project as specified in the Design control sheets are completed.
  • Perform the tasks associated with the project lead of the projects assigned.
  • Ensure that the appropriate embedded design processes are in place to enable effective development.
  • Ensure that the design processes are applied appropriately and adhered to.
  • Ensure that the embedded software coding is performed to company norms and specifications, including all documentation and code reviews.
  • Ensure all software is stored on the relevant code repository.
  • Documentation and flow charts pertaining to the software.
  • Participate in software peer reviews (of own and others software).
  • Software coding in accordance with the company norms and specifications.
  • The actual electronic design & theoretical analysis & modelling of the design.
  • Sourcing and identification of components, including the evaluation of new technologies.
  • PCB, using external contractors as required and approved.
  • Draw up the specification, design and manufacture production tests
  • Investigations
  • Tasks specifically pertaining to technology advancements in this aspect:
  • The formulation of a solution based on new technologies in collaboration with other team members.
  • Ensuring solutions are effectively implemented in future new projects.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree / BTech / NDip in Engineering
  • 5 – 10 years relevant work experience
  • Hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets
  • Solid programming experience in C or C++
  • Experience in embedded systems design with pre-emptive, multitasking real-time operating systems
  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer review
  • Excellent knowledge of coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces and hardware subsystems
  • Adequate knowledge of reading schematics and data sheets for components
  • Strong documentation and writing skills

REF: KM0319

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