Hardware Engineer
Hardware Engineer

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C/ Chelín, 16, Alicante
03114, Spain (Alicante)

At Embention we have been on a clear mission for over sixteen years, enabling drones to populate our skies. 

We provide our more than 500 customers in 70 countries with the development of avionics, critical components and high performance software for their professional UAS (UAVs, drones, eVTOLs…) according to aeronautical certification standards. 

The projects that our engineers carry out are very varied, from urban aerial mobility, through freight transport to space rocket recovery projects. 

The core of our company lies in our R&D team made up of more than 60 engineers with multiple specialities who, together with the rest of the team, form a total of 85 professionals with the same objective. 

Due to our IPO and market interest, we are looking to expand our most important resource, the human resource. If you have experience in hardware engineering and you feel attracted by our mission, we are looking for you.



As part of the Avionics department, your tasks will cover the whole development process, from the conceptual design of the product, through requirements capture, schematic and layout design, creation of manufacturing files to the commissioning of the product.


  • Analysis and definition of HW requirements
  • Design of HW architectures
  • Design of schematics and PCBs
  • FMEA risk analysis
  • Validation and verification of functionalities for HW/SW integration
  • Follow-up and technical assistance in the manufacturing of the equipment
  • Generate and publish on time engineering documentation such as schematics, bills of materials, production files, 3D models, drawings, drawings, DCI, preliminary and detailed design documents, analysis and technical compensation reports
  • Thorough and clear documentation of design and analysis results
  • Power electronics expertise: DC-DC converters and topologies, battery management circuits, EMI filtering, protection circuits, opto-coupled control interfaces, etc.
  • Experience in digital electronics: communication interfaces (SPI, I2C, UART, CAN, Ethernet, RS-422, RS-485…), memories, clocks, logic circuits, microcontrollers, microprocessors, etc.

We need 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in electronic engineering, telecommunications engineering or similar
  • Experience in environmental and EMC testing: DO-160, MIL, etc.
  • Experience in high reliability designs, redundancy, etc.
  • Experience in high speed PCB design
  • Experience in power electronics: high power DC/DC converters, inverters, etc.
  • Understanding of electronic circuits and physical principles governing avionics hardware design, such as EMC, ESD, thermal, vibration, outgassing, SEE, etc.
  • Experience with COTS, automotive, space and military electronic components
  • Ability to solve complex design problems under tight deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Experience in thermal and EMI/EMC analysis

We value

  • Knowledge of Eagle, DO-254, Git
  • Knowledge of the UAV sector
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional and multitasking environment
  • Willingness to work in a team
  • Autonomy, decision-making and organisational skills
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills, with proven ability to interact with other disciplines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • High level of English

We offer


  • Flexible check-in hours (between 08.00 and 10.00 a.m.)
  • Private medical insurance
  • Stock market shares for team members
  • Common leisure areas in the offices: Solarium and fitness center
  • Language Academy 
  • Continuous training and personalized annual career plan
  • Work in a dynamic and professional environment
  • Work in a product company where you will be able to see the results of your own developments

Contact us

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