Electronic Engineer

Engineering London, United Kingdom


What you’ll be working on

You will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and implementing the electronic components and systems that power our cutting-edge wearable technology. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the future of sports technology and make a significant impact on athletes worldwide.

Your day-to-day

  • Design and develops electronic circuits and systems for our product line, ensuring adherence to industry standards and safety regulations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, software engineers, firmware developers, and data scientists, to integrate electronic components seamlessly into the overall product design.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and provide technical expertise in evaluating new technologies and components for integration into future iterations of our products.
  • Lead the prototyping, testing, and validation of electronic hardware, including component selection, schematic design, and PCB layout.
  • Collaborate with external manufacturing partners to ensure successful production and assembly of electronic components.
  • Troubleshoot and debug electronic systems, identifying and resolving issues to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
  • Conduct thorough documentation of electronic designs, including specifications, test plans, and reports.
  • Write test drivers and develop software in C for sensors and components, ensuring proper functionality and performance.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in electronic engineering and sports technology, identifying opportunities for innovation and improvement.
  • Performs other related duties and projects as business needs require at direction of management.

You should apply if

  • 2 to 5 years of professional experience in electronic engineering, with a focus on hardware design and development.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or a related field. A master's degree is preferred.
  • A strong expertise in analog and digital circuit design, including microcontrollers, sensors, wireless communication modules.
  • Experience and knowledge of Bluetooth technology, including BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), and familiarity with implementing Bluetooth protocols in electronic systems.
  • Experience with C firmware development and programming language.
  • You’re proficient in Altium PCB design and layout software.
  • A proven track record of successfully bringing electronic products from concept to market, preferably in wearable technology or related fields.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to debug complex electronic systems.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

Even better if you have

  • Familiarity with Nordic SDK and Zephyr RTOS.
  • Familiarity with C++ and Python.
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance standards and certification processes for electronic devices (e.g., FCC, CE).
  • Experience with simulation and analysis tools (e.g., SPICE).

Pay Range: £48,000 to £72,000 annually
Hybrid work schedule


ORB Innovations is a London-based startup making waves in the world of contact and combat sports. With a passion for innovation, ORB makes Smart Mouthguards that protect athletes teeth AND track their fitness, performance and wellness, providing valuable data to help them train smarter and push further... What's a Smart Mouthguard? Imagine a Fitbit, in a mouthguard!

ORB's products are the first and only of their kind, from heart-pumping beats to head-turning impacts, we've got these athletes covered with a wearable that's tailored to their sport.

Founded in 2017, ORB has spent over 5 years tirelessly working to bring this groundbreaking technology to market. Now, as ORB expands its team, join us in bringing the future of sports technology to athletes everywhere.


Our process involves three stages:

  1. Resume Review & Short List.
  2. Initial Call (Depending on the role, a take home task may also be requested).
  3. Final Interview.

Our average process takes approximately 2-3 weeks, but we always work around your availability.

You will have the chance to speak to our recruitment team at various points during your process but if you do have any specific questions or want to talk through reasonable adjustments ahead of or during your application, please contact us at [email protected].


We're a hardware enabled sports analytics startup with an expanding passionate team, collaborating and creating extraordinary physical & digital products that have the potential to make a significant difference to our customers lives. If you love sports and technology, this is where the two meet!

There are loads of ways we help ORB-ians do the best work. We often review and enhance our benefits, but here's a brief overview of what we offer right now. If you'd like more information on any of them, just ask!

You can see a full list of employee benefits at https://www.orbinnovations.com/careers/#benefits.


We are actively creating an equitable environment for every ORB-ian to thrive.

One of our priorities is to promote diversity and inclusion, ensuring that we provide ample support for all our employees to grow within the company. Embracing diversity in all its forms and fostering an inclusive environment are essential to our ethos.

As an equal opportunity employer, we consider all applicants for employment without any bias based on ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran status, neurodiversity status, or disability status.