Senior Consultant Electronics – Medical Technology

Start date: ASAP

Do you fancy a stimulating change to your career? You can join an exciting team Cambridge Consultants and achieve…

  • Variety of work
  • Independence
  • The opportunity to prove yourself
  • Flexibility

Come and work with a lot of clever and engaging people, who are also grounded, fun, relaxed, committed, busy and successful.

It’s a fantastic place to be and we’d love to hear from you.


Main role

As a Senior Consultant you will be taking a unique senior leadership role working on cutting edge technology developments for our clients. Projects are varied and will involve significant technical challenge with significant client interaction. You will be working in a fast paced environment, often to tight deadlines.

Working alongside some of the most talented technical people in the world on complex multi-disciplinary medical devices and systems, you will use your excellent electronics skills to contribute to and lead cutting edge technology developments for our clients around the globe.

This position will offer you the opportunity to be involved in all stages of the development lifecycle, from initial concept generation through to final delivery and support, and you will be expected to take a significant technical and client facing leadership role.


Type of work

The Medical Technology Division undertakes the development of innovative medical devices and equipment from concept to manufacture, often incorporating considerable technical challenges.

The Division’s activities fall into four focus areas:

  • Surgical and Interventional Products
  • Medical Diagnostics and Instrumentation
  • Drug Delivery Devices
  • Wireless devices / eHealth

We combine highly creative lateral thinking with excellent technical skills and broad industry experience to form powerful development teams.  Our work ranges from complete product developments to the provision of consulting services for our clients on their technology, strategy or development processes.

The Medical Electronics Group combines specialist skills in electronics and software design to efficiently deliver innovative mixed-signal solutions.  We have used our rigorous analytic approach to architect and deliver many products, including:

  • Diagnostic instrumentation based on a multitude of opto-electronic sensing techniques
  • Electro-mechanical drug delivery devices
  • Control systems
  • Connected health


Specific responsibilities

  • Using your strong client facing skills to ensure smooth project deliveries
  • Using your strong analytical skills to understand client requirements and drivers, and foresee technical challenges
  • Working with the Project Manager to plan approaches to projects
  • Leading the definition of technical solutions, systems architectures and design solutions for product or system developments
  • Working with multidisciplinary teams to deliver robust system solutions and products ready for manufacture
  • Managing internal and external resources to meet the design, build, test and manufacturing criteria


Minimum requirements

To meet the demanding requirements of this role you will have an excellent undergraduate and possibly post graduate degree in electronics and you will have significant experience in an electronic engineering role with a proven track record of design leadership and technical authority.

You will have well rounded electronics experience.

Practical knowledge in the medical electronics sector is useful for this role but not essential. You will have excellent collaborative skills along with the ability and enthusiasm to mentor less experienced staff.

You will be a confident communicator and have strong client-facing skills.  The role may include some travel.

Specific expertise in the following areas would be advantageous:

  • Low noise design techniques for sensor interfacing
  • Low power design techniques
  • Analogue modelling and simulation tools
  • Power electronics, including power supply design and motor control
  • Design for manufacture, test, cost and reliability
  • Multidisciplinary system design skills
  • A working knowledge of medical electronics standards


Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees’ careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.


Employment benefits

  • Good salary, based on merit and reviewed annually
  • Company profit share scheme in addition to basic salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance plan
  • Private medical insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Disability insurance plan
  • Free canteen – lunches and refreshments
  • 25 days annual holiday plus public holidays
  • Relocation assistance if applicable
  • Excellent career development and training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social committee



United Kingdom