42 Technology is a successful and growing consultancy specialising in innovation, design and development. Our work with world leading clients in a range of industries takes products and processes from ideas to reality. We have built a reputation for challenging the status quo and finding creative and pragmatic solutions to difficult technical problems.

Our employees love the variety and challenge of our work. We have a stimulating and open culture, an excellent team and a great location in the historic town of St Ives, close to Cambridge.

The opportunity

42 Technology is a friendly company of ~40 employees, working in a challenging and creative environment. We are looking for a high calibre Senior Consultant and Project Manager to help us continue our recent growth. The successful candidate will have a strong track record in delivery of product development and engineering projects; they will be self-motivated, enthusiastic, technically excellent, business savvy and a strong communicator.

The role

You will be a project manager and very competent in the technical domain, specifically with electronics product developments.  You will create value for our clients through providing advice on the technical strategy and implementation of electronics developments, as well by solving complex technical problems and the development of new products and technologies. You will manage and lead creative, multi-disciplinary teams on a wide range of problems and will work with new and existing clients to develop opportunities.

42 Technology has a very strong technical team, with expertise in complex electromechanical systems, automation, developing novel sensor-based systems and connected devices.  Candidates must bring a similar strength in their technical domain and be an effective interface between the client and the internal project team.

We offer a competitive package including 28 days holiday, private healthcare and a performance related bonus and the opportunity to work in a dynamic, supportive, friendly and engaging team.

About you

You will have:

  • A passion and talent for electronics engineering and product development
  • A strong technical degree in a relevant subject from a well-reputed institution
  • Excellent, engaging communication skills, being able to present technical subjects persuasively, and negotiate with suppliers and other stakeholders
  • Experience of leading and managing work packages, and reviewing the work of other engineers, designers and technologists
  • Skills in structuring, planning and costing research and engineering projects
  • A proven track record of project delivery on time and within budget
  • 7 years’ experience in a relevant consulting or industry field

Ideally, you will have:

  • Experience in developing products including one, or more, of the following technical areas:
    • Electronic measurement and instrumentation products and systems
    • Management of firmware and software development
    • Electronic product system architecture design
    • Wired and wireless communications system
    • Battery-powered systems
    • Electronic products and systems for the industrial sector
    • EMC and safety testing and certification
  • A keen interest in promoting the company, developing client accounts, and gaining industry sector-specific experience


Next steps

If you are excited by this opportunity and believe you have the skills and experience to succeed then get in touch and tell us why. You can reach us at careers@42technology.com. Please also send us a copy of your CV and quote reference EE20

Our application process includes two half days of interviews. We aim to respond to applications within two weeks and aim to complete the whole process within one month.

A position at 42 Technology is very much what you make of it.

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