Head of Research & Development

R&D’s purpose within Sondrel is to build differentiation and value through the creation and enhancement of Sondrel’s Intellectual Property (IP). IP includes functional blocks, tools, flows, platforms and the associated training and marketing material and technical documentation. What we need from you is a blend of wide technical know-how, driven ownership and project execution, and above all an excellent ability to communicate and foster collaboration with everyone involved – engineers implementing the work, stakeholders receiving it, and leadership team sponsoring.

What you will be doing

Work with internal customers (Technical Competence Organisation and Product Marketing) to clarify their requirements and synthesise R&D initiative proposals.

Project manage the implementation of R&D Initiatives

What you will bring



Who you are

Where you will work

We have offices in both Theale and Bristol. Our Headquarters is based in Theale where you will be located around plenty of country pubs in the area, golf courses, fishing lakes, good cycle and walking routes. Our Bristol office is modern, open plan complex located by the intersection of the M4 and M5.

Why Sondrel

At Sondrel we are encouraged to think differently, take on innovate and challenging projects and we’re trusted to make independent decisions to progress our own careers in the way that we want. We pride ourselves on being specialists in what we do, collaborative in our approach and we’re hugely passionate about driving the technology for SoC design.

We have teams across the globe which means there is opportunity for both domestic and international travel and the chance to network with some of the most highly skilled and knowledgeable engineers in the industry. Sondrel allows you to enjoy your work by having an autonomous environment built on trust, dependability and integrity as well as having a hybrid work environment catered to individual needs.

As we continue to grow, we are looking for bright individuals who are proactive in what they do, enjoy a challenge and have a desire for continuous learning experiences because, at Sondrel, no two days are ever the same.

What you get


Sondrel are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recruit people from varied backgrounds because it makes our team stronger, and we provide an inclusive workplace because growing in partnership is what makes our team great. We do our best to provide fair opportunities to everyone and we want to hear what you need to grow with us.

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