Job description

Senior Electronics Engineer

Oxford, UK

  • Job Title: Senior Electronics Engineer
  • Employment Status: Full Time, Perm
  • Practice: Electronics
  • Location: Based in our Oxford R&D headquarters with some opportunity to work from home
  • Salary: up to £70,000


Do you want to make a difference while advancing your career? Come join Osler.

We are a UK diagnostics company whose purpose is to enable anyone, anywhere, to access, understand, and act on their health, to live healthier, happier, and longer lives.

We are realising this through the development of the Osler Origin – a 'portable lab' capable of performing a wide range of testing, with lab-quality performance, in a portable, rapid, low-cost, and easy-to-use manner. The Osler Origin will offer a wide portfolio of diagnostic tests and serve all major healthcare settings, globally.

The Osler Origin is powered by a portfolio of novel techniques and approaches for sample addition, microfluidic sample preparation, and electrochemical biosensing, and Osler was formed out of the University of Oxford in 2017, following decades of research.

Having recently completed an $85m Series C fundraise, we are now entering a growth phase, where we are scaling our team as we take the Osler Origin product through regulatory activities, and towards market launch.

There is an exciting new role within Osler as a Senior Electronics Engineer, to perform full-cycle board-level electronics design activities from idea to product launch as well as contributing to higher level architectural decisions. 

Join us and help build a better future.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan own electronics design activities, estimate efforts, and review peer outputs
  • Gather requirements for electronics design
  • Take part in subsystem level DFMEA activities to help identify risks and suitable mitigations
  • Write specification for electronics design
  • Select components and liaise with component suppliers
  • Perform architecture and functional design, including contributing to system level decisions
  • Schematic and layout design
  • Board bring-up, validation, characterization
  • Liaise with Contract Electronics Manufacturers for initial board builds
  • Support production (DFM, DFT, BOM cost optimization)


Skills & Experience


  • Full-cycle board-level electronics design for products released to market
  • Electronics design in any CAD tool, both schematic and layout
  • Component selection (both on and off board)
  • Understand measurement techniques and equipment
  • Able to create clear and concise documentation


  • Design experience working with complex electromechanical systems
  • Measurement of very low-level signals (1 nV, 1 nA)
  • Thermal management
  • RF Design
  • Altium Designer
  • Medical Device/IVD development


We offer a competitive benefits package, with a focus on health and well-being - further supporting the belief in our mission to enable anyone, anywhere, to access, understand and act on their health.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays and a Christmas closure
  • Yearly Learning & Development budget 4% of your salary
  • 12 days of Learning leave
  • 4% matched pension
  • £500 Well-being allowance
  • Private Medical Insurance - (includes subsidised gym memberships)
  • 24/7 access to a GP
  • Life Assurance - x4 annual salary
  • Income Protection - 75% of your basic annual salary
  • Private Travel Insurance
  • Annual eye tests
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Travel to work loan scheme
  • Relocation assistance
  • Volunteering leave
  • Give as you earn - pre-tax salary donations to any UK charitable organisation.
  • Quarterly Team Building events and social events
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity

This is a rare opportunity to be at the cutting edge of new product development in a truly multidisciplinary environment where you can see the power and impact of your work to the end product. To create, not only something new, but a step-change in what we think is possible, we expect the best people, to do their best.

We look forward to hearing from you and introducing you to Osler, thank you for taking the time to consider us and make your application. If you have any questions, please contact

Join us and build a better future.