Junior Hardware Engineer (Electronics) — R&D — Student Program

Learn, develop and grow your career at Crane Payment Innovations, a diversified manufacturer of engineered industrial products, specializing in niche applications for banknote and coin validation, storage and recycling devices for use in gaming, amusement, vending, retail and transportation with products and specialized technology offered to a customer base in over thirty countries around the globe.

About the role

The role of Junior Hardware Engineer (Electronics) is to conduct research, analysis and development of the hardware and embedded software for different sensors solutions and service subsystems of banknote and coin authentication and recycling systems.

About the team

Kiev R&D team consists of several specialists that cover different disciplines including but not limited to general physics, optics, electronics, maths and programming. Team is focused on moving forward CPI sensor technology and recognition techniques dedicated to improve our products capabilities to be aligned with the cutting edge requirements for detection of machine readable features. Team is equipped with the nowadays instruments, measurement equipment and utilizes the latest computing technologies that makes it possible to build the sensor systems from scratch. The team welcomes new talented people interested in engineering and computer science and always open for new ideas and fresh look at the sensor development process.


  • Flexible working hours. You can easily combine study and development in our company.
  • Payment for the actual hours worked. The hourly rate is fixed at $.
  • Practical experience in the development of real innovative products using modern technologies.
  • Mentor. You’ll have a person, who provides constant support, helps, educates and guides you.
  • English learning courses and regular language practice.
  • Participation in corporate life of the company.
  • Career growth. 99.9% of our students get an offer for further employment after graduation.
  • Lunch Bonus Program. 20% discount on food in the cafe.
  • Easy adaptation process for newcomers.

We are looking for the candidate with

  • Education at least 2 year university in EE/CS or equivalent, with relevant experience.
  • Basic knowledge of physics, analogue and digital electronics.
  • Basic knowledge of C and experience to work in embedded programming environment.
  • Basic knowledge of Matlab is appreciated.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our candidate will be responsible for

  • Development, evaluation and testing of various schematic designs, schematic diagrams and embedded source code to comply with internal company guidelines for component use/reuse, coding styles and practices etc.
  • Troubleshoot and analysis of various electronic firmware and hardware problems.
  • Continuous improvement of knowledge and skills needed in company practical activity.
  • Comply with of company policy and follow mentor’s guidance.