Location: France City: Vélizy Department: R&D Contract Type: Full time

Telework options: hybrid on site – remote

Are you looking for a career in an R&D environment?

Are you motivated by challenges and eager to achieve goals & meet deadlines, with a sound customer & quality focus?

Are you a problem solver with a strong sense of responsibility & motivation?

Job Context

For over 20 years, Ekinops has been driving innovation in network systems. We provide solutions focused on the needs of a variety of communication service providers.

We provide open, trusted and innovative network connectivity and enable our customers’ success by delivering high value-added combined hardware and software-driven solutions. Today, over 120 international service providers, including numerous Tier 1 carriers around the world, trust our people and technologies.

Over 50% of our near 500-strong team works in our multi-national R&D centers. Our company has a strong international background, with sales offices strategically located around the world.

Duties and Responsibilities

Within the Access R&D department, the hardware design engineer will play a key role in the conception of our router solutions. You will work in the hardware team where you will be responsible to design and the test our new hardware platforms.  

As a hardware design engineer, you will be involved in:

  • Design & test electronic assemblies that:
    • meet or exceed all functional & project requirements from concept through to production
    • comply to the relevant European & International Safety & Emission/Immunity directives
    • meet costs requirements
  • Lead new design concepts through feasibility, prototyping, development and into manufacture.
  • Document all design and testing to the required level of detail
  • Test and debug designs to ensure correct operation under all operating conditions
  • Support existing products with design changes and testing when required
  • Participate in the peer reviews & check electronics design output from other team members
  • Create and check designs
    • To pass clear design information to the PCB Design Engineer & check its design output.
    • To generate schematics and PCB layout output when required.
    • To check and validate the design output from other design engineers.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members, specifically
    • Software and mechanical engineers on design integration
    • Manufacturing Engineering to ensure design for manufacture, efficient design transfer and high production yields
  • Keep up to date with technology advances.

Profile and skills

Having a Master degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience, you will have the following skills:

  • Knowledge of following processors: ARM, PowerPC, Intel
  • Knowledge in design using low power 32/64bit microcontrollers
  • Knowledge on FPGA design
  • Knowledge in circuit simulation
  • Analytical and thorough approach to design
  • Ability to work with precision even when timelines are condensed
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 Quality Management
  • Fluent in French and English

At personal level, you will demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in an international environment with cross-functional teams and to travel to Belgium regularly
  • Ability to work through and solve complex problems
  • Good communication skills
  • Autonomous and self-learning
  • Very good team spirit


  • Level : According to profile
  • Package composition: Fixe + variable
  • Health care provider
  • Meal subsidy
  • Participation to railway subscription

Recruitment process

3 interviews:

  • 1st with Team leader
  • 2nd interview with HR
  • 3rd interview with Department manager

To apply

Ekinops endeavours to be an employer of choice. Our teams are dedicated, imaginative and astute. We strive to work together around our core values, which includes dynamism, empowerment and customer focus.

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