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Electronics Applications Engineer


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  OKDo
Function:  Product & Supplier Management
Work Location:  Hybrid

Electronics Applications Engineer


UK/ remote

The OKdo product & technology team is responsible for creating and delivering the global product & services strategy. In line with our strategy, we continue to develop our technology proposition, inhouse engineering capability and line card based on market trends and customer demand. The Global Application Engineer will Support the Segment leads on deep technical topics including technical product evaluation of NPI products, testing & failure analysis, PCB customisation support and technical supplier and customer engagement reporting into the Head of Technology Partnerships, OKdo.


About the Role

Key Accountabilities

Sales and Marketing support

  • Support the sales team with technical queries and architectural propositions that arise from existing and prospective customers.
  • Provide technical support to customers using OKdo products where first line support may not have the answer.  Train the first line support team where necessary to answer future similar questions.
  • Building the technical proposition and solutions for our customer engagements.
  • Support customer meetings throughout the entire sales process, from opportunity identification to post sales and maintenance.  This includes, but not limited to, responding to  RFPs, creating customer presentations, training, liaise on custom projects between customer and design/manufacturing teams.
  • Create technical material that will help drive a technical audience to OKdo, assisted by the marketing content team.
  • Assist marketing team with technical content including text and physical products.
  • Support the OKdo team with and at industry trade show events and partner tech demos.
  • Assist with project and technical collateral creation.
  • Support community content creation and answer generic questions.


New product creation and customisation

  • Support the Sales team with customised product design services, and manufacturing projects.
  • Support the Global Category managers on technical topics including technical evaluation of NPI products, failure analysis and testing.
  • Convey the customer requirements back to the Global Category Managers to guide with roadmap and product onboarding.
  • Assist with product design and optimisation that will help secure OKdo product design-in at scale.
  • Provide technical engineering skills and customer understanding within the engineering team to help develop products and solutions.
  • Build knowledge bases on our products, FAQs, product collateral etc.


About you:

Essential skills:

Sales and marketing support

  • Able to understand a customer’s needs and document the requirements.
  • Experience in end-to-end management of design cycle from product design, prototype, production to Go to market.
  • Ability to communicate with people through all levels across the organisation to explain technical topics.


New product creation and customisation

  • Proven track record of developing electronics products.
  • Strong understanding of schematics and how they relate to Gerbers and PCB.
  • Experience of test and debugging of electronic products.
  • Experience of embedded software languages including C/C++, Python.
  • Detailed knowledge of the leading microcontroller and processor types and emerging technologies.
  • Knowledge of compliance testing.



  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally to support customers and events.
  • Ability to function effectively across cultures, to think and act appropriately, and to communicate and work with people from different cultural backgrounds.
  • A collaborative team player across a business with fast moving, customer driven markets
  • Expected B.EE with 7+ years of experience or Ms.EE 5+ years of experience.
  • Good influencing skills.
  • Strong Analytical capabilities and thrives on solving complex technical problems.



Sales and Marketing support

  • Taken products through compliance test labs before.
  • Detailed knowledge on the products and accessories within the SBC ecosystem.
  • Understands the needs of engineers and buyers (our target customers).
  • Experience of creating promotion material including short demo videos.
  • Experience working with tools like Matlab, Altium, Visual Studio, Arduino, Keil Studio, MS Office.

New product creation and customisation

  • Experience of developing web apps, mobile apps, embedded SW and PC software.
  • Experience of developing on the leading web platforms including AWS and Azure.
  • Experience of working in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to operate in a second language, Fluency in English (mandatory).


About Us:

OKdo is a global tech company shaking up the world of Single Board Computing (SBC) and the Internet of Things (IoT). People all over the world use SBCs and the IoT to create technology that makes life better, and our mission is to help them thrive and succeed.

We work with some of the best technology companies on the planet to bring people the latest products, innovations, and services, wherever they are on their SBC and IoT journey, from hobbyists and entrepreneurs to industrial designers and resellers.

The global OKdo team is made up of talented people who bring our mission to life. Inspirers, enablers, and trailblazers obsessed with delivering the imagination, creativity, and technical expertise our customer’s desire.

OKdo is a 3-year-old start-up organisation part of the RS-Group Plc


What we offer

You can take control of your future here at RS Components. We offer all the good stuff you’d expect like:

  • Private medical cover for those unexpected moments
  • Upto 10% bonus.
  • On top of your 24 days holiday, you can buy up to 5 extra days to enjoy how you wish
  • Annual bonus to pay for those extra holidays!
  • Generous, market-leading pension; it’s never too early to start planning for your future
  • Training and development opportunities

Grow in our high-performance culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

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