Sensata Technologies Jobs

Job Information

Sensata Technologies, Inc. Hardware Engineering Placements in Antrim, United Kingdom

We are offering an exciting opportunity to be part of our Placement Development Scheme within our Research and Development teams. The roles available encompass hardware and software development opportunities and activities, along with component and system testing in an automotive environment. As a placement engineer you will have the opportunity to apply new concepts and ideas, learn new development tools, avail of our highly specialised laboratories and gain technical knowledge to develop your career in these exciting fields of engineering.


We are currently recruiting for a range of roles which include Systems Verification, Hardware, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Technology Development across the Antrim site.

There are a wide range of tasks/ learning opportunities available within these roles which include:

  • Understand how the hardware blocks within the Tyre Pressure Monitoring Sensor work together to provide a system level solution.

  • Perform testing on our Tire Pressure Sensors and future products portfolio using Laboratory measurement equipment and our fleet of test vehicles. Full training will be provided.

  • Appreciation that specification and testing have a key relationship in a successful product defining tests to exercise new hardware.

  • Testing sensors using our full suite of laboratory equipment.

  • Provide support to other teams, liaising with ASIC software and verification teams.

  • The opportunity to undertake a long-term Research & Development project to increase your knowledge base and add a current gap within the team.

  • Opportunity to travel for testing at our customer sites across the globe.

  • An element of coding to facilitate automated testing

  • Planning and execution of testing designs and efficient recording and communication of the results in an effort to remove defects.

  • Training of PCB Layout Techniques and core EMC Design Principles you will be given an invaluable toolset for your future career. After which you’ll understand best practices e.g. to mitigate a speaker crackling when receiving a text message.

  • Embedded software design

  • Component sourcing

  • PC Application Development

Essential Criteria:

  • You should be studying a 2:1 in a degree in Software, Electrical, Electronics, System Design or similar technical degree

  • Exhibit drive, enthusiasm and ambition to succeed in an automotive design environment

  • Team working skills

  • Demonstrate the ability to problem solve and work of own initiative

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills


Please ensure you include all of your University module results to date.

Additional benefits of a placement with Sensata Technologies is being enrolled onto our Placement Development Programme and Flexible Working.

Closing date for all Placements is 15th January 2021.


Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact .

NOTE: If you are a current Sensata employee (or one of our Affiliates), please back out of this application and log into Workday via the Company Intranet to apply directly. Type FIND JOBS in the Workday search bar.

Return to

We are ready for the next century.

Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus at

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

  • View The EEO is the Law poster at and its supplement at .

  • Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters at

  • If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact .

Diversity Statement

We are dedicated to ensuring our employees feel a sense of belonging at and respect every day. We believe that every individual has unique insights that others can learn from. Working at Sensata means you can bring your whole self to the table. Our goal is to achieve fair representation of women, minorities, veterans, people with disabilities, and all types of diversity among all levels in our organization.