Our client is a highly unique business who design from scratch and develop Rugged PC solutions for the global defense and industrial markets. This small family business has recently been acquired by a rapidly growing specialist technology company who work across Marine, Energy, Defense and Space. With this company having been brought into their fold they expect rapid growth over the business in the next 2 years aiming to double the size in headcount, turnover and profit making it just the right time to join them. You get to work in a still fairly small team but with the financial mite of a much larger brand behind you for security. If you join them at this time as they grow you will grow. They are highly committed to personal development and you will have ample opportunity from growth. The role they are seeking to hire for is an Engineering Manager whose primary function is to lead the team that design and identify new product solutions. You will be the ultimate design authority on all the products for the business which means you will over see a small team of 10 who will work with simple electronics and IT hardware. This role requires you to also provide technical support to the sales team for bids and proposals to ensure the quotes are competitive.To be suitable for the role:A degree in technical qualification or engineering subject. Able to design simple electronics with discrete components Experience in IT hardware and product development Wide depth of computer networking equipment and hardware. This role offers someone the opportunity to get to design some of the world’s leading products in the rugged industry. As this role is the most senior role on the engineering side of the business as the company grows there will be extensive future opportunity to develop for the right person. On top of all the excellent personal development there is an excellent package on offer.