Electronics Engineer

  • Carrer de Pujades, Barcelona, Spain
  • Full-time

Company Description

PAL Robotics is a leading robotics company based in sunny Barcelona. Our goal is to enhance people’s quality of life through robotics and automation technologies. We have over 16 years of experience in the robotics field and offer daily challenges to everyone in our team to help them grow. 

Job Description

PAL Robotics is seeking a talented and motivated Electronics Engineer to work on system design, implementation and release to manufacturing. The ideal candidate will have experience in system design, analog and digital circuit design, possess good communication skills, and have the ability to help build a team of Electronics Engineers. This candidate must have the ability to work well both independently and in team settings.

We offer: 

You will be part of a dynamic and international team in a constantly growing and developing environment in a fulfilling and inclusive equal opportunity workplace. The compensation package will be evaluated according to the relevant experience. We also offer: 

  • Permanent contract, flexible working hours, possibility of teleworking and shorter working hours on Fridays.
  • 26 labour days of holidays per year. 
  • A large workspace with a terrace and views of sunny Barcelona.
  • Regular corporate events and team building
  • Possibility to apply for payments in kind and the possibility of further training.
  • Coffees and tea provided.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analysis of requirements, conceptualization and development of electronic circuits with micro-controllers and peripheral components for AD/DA conversion, sensor technology/electrical actuators, bus interfaces etc.
  • Design electronic boards, develop schematics and layout and test prototypes to validate hardware.
  • Develop firmware for motor control, sensor acquisition and bus communication.
  • Supporting product releases to manufacturing and customer deployments
  • Provide technical support to other departments as required for solving technical issues and meet project requirements.
  • Define specifications, generate project documentation and reports. 


Required Skills

  • MS in Electrical Engineering or other related engineering discipline.
  • 5 years’ experience in the consumer electronics, robotics, industrial production, or other mechatronics industry as an electrical engineer.
  • Recent, product-focused experience designing multilayered boards including actual hands-on board layout, bring-up, and debug experience.
  • Strong background on BLDC motor control drivers, CAN and EtherCAT  buses.
  • Familiarity with a broad range of electronic components and hardware, including analog, power, FPGAs, microcontrollers, memories, logic, signal conditioning, and communication interfaces.
  • Proven experience with EMI/EMC compliance challenges, design for reliability, and design for manufacturability.
  • Experienced Altium Designer user.
  • Good C/C++ programming skills.

Desired skills and experience

  • Complex multi-axis control system architecture development: power, communication (CAN, Ethernet, EtherCAT), safety.
  • Multi-Axis robot system integration.
  • Able to perform and understand SPICE analysis with proficiency.
  • Graphical interface development with Qt library.
  • Experience dealing with providers and manufacturing workshops.
  • Experience working with ERP systems.

Required Personal Capabilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish effective cross-functional working relationships.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand, evaluate and solve complex technical issues.
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities in a fast-paced, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Willing and able to travel.
  • Fluent English (written and spoken).
  • Applicant needs to have a European work permit.

Additional Information

Contact details:

If you're interested, please apply using the link in this site, or submit your resume to [email protected] pal-robotics.com.
Please specify the Position code JOB-2022-12. 
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.