Hardware Engineer

Looking for recent graduates with some experience (0-3+ years)

Job type:Permanent
  • £ competitive salary
  • flexible working
  • 25 days annual leave
  • 5% company pension
  • private medical insurance
  • life assurance cover
  • blended home and office working
  • employee assistance programme
  • paid volunteer leave
  • regular social and wellbeing events

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic Hardware Engineer to join our innovative team. Working closely with the firmware and production teams you will be developing low power battery operated IoT devices for use in the home. You will have the opportunity to develop your career by helping to drive the reduction in carbon emissions and shape the future of smart energy technologies.

Our business

geo is changing the way the world uses energy. Our solutions have already saved homes in the UK, Netherlands and Nordics more than 30 terawatt hours of energy. Today, we have more than 6 million smart energy devices deployed in homes and we supply managed energy data services to more than half a million homes across Europe.

We’ve used those capabilities plus our deep learning algorithms and data analytics to halve household energy consumption and slash carbon emissions. In 2022, we’re taking those capabilities to the next level, with a mission to save more than 20 million tonnes of CO2 and more than £3Bn of net savings for UK homes over the next 5 years. Our capabilities and developments range from the hardware and firmware that powers the devices to the algorithms that power the insights we deliver via those devices, through to sophisticated control systems that predict and manage EV charging, energy storage, home energy generation and even household white goods. Underpinning this is our expertise in smart energy monitoring, load disaggregation, anomaly detection, heating control systems, load prediction and optimisation.

Job role

Key responsibilities and capabilities include:

  • Specification, design, development, testing and debugging of assigned electronic products
  • Working closely with the manufacturing, industrial design, embedded software, system test and product support teams, to ensure successful designs and products
  • Constructing, testing and validating engineering prototypes and assisting in NPI for geo’s expanding product range


You will have an interest and some experience in electronic hardware design and be able to demonstrate some expertise in a number of the areas below:

  • A mix of experience and formal technical education, including a Degree in Electronics or closely related subject
  • Some experience of designing digital and analogue circuits
  • An understanding of electronic engineering fundamentals e.g. op-amps, power supplies, logic circuits, microprocessors, microcontrollers and serial bus technologies
  • Some experience of ZigBee, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth product design
  • Exposure to using 2D/3D CAD
  • Use of schematic capture. E.g. Altium, OrCAD, KiCad
  • Some practical electronics skills including use of soldering and measuring equipment
  • A knowledge of basic embedded software and software development principles would be beneficial
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks and follow direction given by the Head of Hardware


To apply for this position please email your CV and Cover Letter together with your salary expectations and availability to our People Team at recruitment@geotogether.com