Senior Consultant, Electronics Engineering

Job Type:Full Time

Become part of the team

One part technical guru, one part project manager, one part client/delivery management

PA's Electronics Engineering capability is a core part of the Product Design and Engineering function based at our technology centre in Melbourn, Herts. Working across a diverse range of industry sectors, the Electronics group leverage their knowledge of advanced electronics fabrication to solve some of the most challenging problems in the product development process.

As a Principal Consultant (PC) you will serve as a project lead and deep knowledge expert for incoming client work. You could traditionally come from RF, power, analogue/digital or any electronics discipline, but you will have a broad undersatnding of the technical space and ideally have direct expsoure solving product development problems across one or more industry sectors.

This is a great opportunity for a technically strong electronics engineer to leverage their skills set into a more commercial and broader-ranging role.

What we're looking for

A strong educational background in electronics coupled with proven early career exposure fabricating and solving product development problems.

As your career developed you moved into leading projects and serving as a go-to technical resource for complex and constrained problems.

Ideally you will have had direct external client expsoure and know how to collect specifications, challenge briefs and manage expectations around deliverables.

In return, PA can offer a career where you can really shape your own role and specialism. Our PC's develop into deep industry experts, thought leaders in technologies and commercial professionals able to build, and cost, solutions to meet a wide variety of client needs.


  • Private medical insurance
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Diversity Statement

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.