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Hardware Development Manager

CyanConnode is the world leader in narrowband RF mesh networks for Omni Internet of Things (IoT) communications. Our communication network connects IoT devices, such as smart meters and public street lights to enable optimum efficiency, saving costs and energy.

CyanConnode is seeking the people who will build our company’s future. We’re looking for motivated people who can work in a fast paced, dynamic environment that only a growing company can provide. We offer a competitive salary along with benefits packages suited to the three locations in which it operates (UK, Sweden and India). Our aim is for employees to have a meaningful stake in the future success of CyanConnode, which we promote through our bonus and share option schemes.

This is a strong "hands on" development and Team Lead role based around design and development of electronics hardware, comprised of microprocessor based and sub GHz ISM band RF + cellular equipment along with complex power supply circuits.


  • Manage hardware teamwork objectives
  • Manage the hardware deliveries to Engineering Programmes
  • Ensure quality & validation of hardware team deliverables
  • Improve and introduce necessary process and workflow
  • SME for hardware design and roadmap
  • Support hardware strategic options (along with Product Management)
  • Development and maintenance of new and existing products
  • EMC/EMI, safety and RF compliance + testing
  • Documentation generation to support PDP and design audit
  • DFM and DFT for high volume
  • Production processes through to volume manufacturing

Skills & Expertise


  • Leading the design of low power RF product design through to volume manufacture
  • Printed circuit board design (schematic capture and PCB layout)
  • RF ISM band and Cellular Radio
  • EMC/EMI Compliance testing
  • Regulatory approval process, such as FCC, ETSI, WPC, ANATEL
  • Safety regulations and approval
  • Analogue and high-speed digital electronics
  • Embedded Software (in resource constrained 8/16bit systems)
  • Knowledge of device communications protocols
  • Development of hardware through to high volume production
  • Ideally hold knowledge/experience within the electricity metering sector
  • Knowledge of ISO Quality/Environmental and Security Processes

Personal Attributes:

  • Experienced workload and people manager
  • Willingness to take on responsibility and use initiative
  • Willing to teamwork across the organisation and help meet deadlines
  • Prepared to be flexible on priorities and requirements
  • Willingness to mentor and work closely with team members
  • Technically expert and interested in continued learning
  • Good ability to manage time, commit to estimates of work and respond proactively to short timescale requests
  • Ability to manage deadlines and management pressure, consistent with working in a commercially driven environment
  • Willingness to working with flexibility for the worldwide reach of the company’s business  


  • Engineering Degree or equivalent experience


  • Share Options
  • Pension 
  • Life Insurance (3 x annual salary)  
  • Private Health Insurance (for yourself, partner and children)
  • Cycle To Work scheme