Hardware Engineering
MiX Telematics - South Africa, Cape Town

Hardware Development Engineer

Ref: 171| Posted: 14th Feb 2023

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Hardware Development Engineer

Location: Stellenbosch (remote option)

Reports to: Hardware Engineering Manager


About the Opportunity:

Are you passionate about the field of electronics and technical information? Are you goal orientated with a keen eye for detail? We are looking for a Hardware design engineer who enjoys a challenge and who works well within a team as well as independently.


As a member of the Engineering Hardware Team, you’ll be responsible for developing and industrialisation of physical electronic products. This entails all aspects of HW development, Schematic capturing, PCB design, testing, certification, test firmware and be involved with the high-volume production test team that oversee the production. You’ll work closely with the Hardware Team that will assist and support you as required. We work as a team but there is ample opportunity to develop products and gain knowledge in all facets in isolation.


Key Responsibility Areas and Duties:

  • Develop and design embedded products.
  • Write FW to test and develop products.
  • Oversee schematic capture and PCB layout.
  • Conduct and manage the certification of products.
  • Compile Bills of materials, costing formal approval and signoff.
  • Compile product specification.
  • Compile test specifications.


Personal attributes and characteristics:

  • Highly motivated individual with a genuine interest in technology and a passion to deliver excellent work
  • Well-developed information gathering, planning, and organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Focus on continual improvement
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Positive, professional, and able to collaborate with cross-departmental colleagues
  • Self-motivated with a proactive approach
  • Flexible, and comfortable with uncertainty and change
  • Ability to manage multiple activities in a deadline-oriented, high-pressure environment


What you need to be successful:

  • Experience in electronic design and micro controller operation.
  • Experience in embedded #C code to test and develop HW.
  • Experience with analog design
  • Experience with digital design
  • Compiling of Materials, product costing.


Added Advantages:

  • RF experience up to 2.4GHz.
  • Low Power Design
  • Knowledge of Pic and Stm32 microprocessors
  • Altium Designer
  • LabVIEW and TestStand
  • LT Spice
  • Python
  • GIT and SVN


What’s in it for you:

  • At MiX Telematics, we create technology. You would be joining a global SaaS company pioneering cloud-based technology that’s impacting the world of telematics and data. MiX Telematics consistently strives to innovate and is recognized as a global leader doing just that, enabling an environment where our people can push the boundaries and grow within a collaborative, boundaryless team. We seek talented, passionate technologists who aren’t afraid to challenge, learn and strive for excellence.
  • MiX Telematics is where some of the world’s smartest, most passionate, and dedicated people create the world’s most innovative products.
  • We strive to be the very best at what we do. We believe in a healthy work-life balance, and we believe in each other, supporting one another, working collaboratively towards a common goal.
  • At MiX we aspire to create an environment where we celebrate wins for each other and ultimately for the Company.
  • We offer above-market salaries because our team members are unique and deserve to be recognised as such.
  • A high degree of collaboration and autonomy while working with a group of diverse peers, and access to cutting edge technologies.
  • Whatever hardware you require to make the magic happen.


Who we are:

Our products and services provide enterprise and small fleets, with solutions for efficiency, safety, compliance, and security to over 959,000 global subscribers. MiX Telematics was founded in 1996 and has offices in South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, Uganda, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, and the United Arab Emirates as well as a network of more than 130 fleet partners worldwide.

Sound good? Apply NOW, we look forward to hearing from you.


MiX Telematics is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.