Electronic & Embedded Systems Engineer

Glasgow, UK

About the Role


From prototyping new ideas to optimising the technology, you will take on a variety of roles and gain a broad range of experience as an engineer at Gibson Robotics. As we prepare to scale our manufacturing processes and mature our technology for market, you will be asked to undertake challenges from industry research to design, prototyping, and testing, as you work both independently and as part of a team to bring together work from a range of engineering disciplines and integrate them. We are looking for someone who is flexible and adaptable in their role and keen to learn on the job, soaking up new expertise and implementing it in real time.

Examples of electronic and embedded systems engineering tasks include:

  • Designing circuit boards.
  • Build software for and integrate microcontrollers.
  • Develop for linux embedded systems
  • Testing and optimisation.
  • Developing, prototyping, and testing circuits in a space constrained environment.

We are looking for a keen problem-solving ability to tackle new and unknown problems. If any of these challenges sound intriguing, regardless of experience, please apply!


  • Be able to travel to our office/workshop in Glasgow.
  • Desire and the ability to learn quickly.
  • Capable of working independently with good job autonomy.
  • Initiative, self-discipline, and drive.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to continually prioritise and multi-task in a dynamic, creative, fast paced environment.
  • Experience with basic digital circuit design.
  • Experience with embedded systems.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365.

Nice to Haves

  • Inquisitive and a desire for continued self-improvement and development of new skills.
  • Previous experience working within a start up.
  • Established knowledge of the operation and manufacture of UAS or small aircraft.
  • Soldering and circuit prototyping experience.

Why should you apply?

  • We can guarantee that you will gain more experience in a range of different disciplines than most other jobs.
  • You will be adding real value and taking on real responsibility whilst shaping Gibson Robotics at its core.
  • You will be joining a focused and supportive team that place an emphasis on developing a positive and motivating workplace culture.
  • Gain an understanding of how working at a start-up is different (and better) than larger organisations.
  • Have the opportunity to contribute to the cutting edge of technology and work on some really amazing projects.