Senior Electronics Engineer

Recruiter
Cubiq Recruitment
Location
Tewkesbury
Salary
£50000 - £60000/annum Benefits
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Electronics Engineer

Gloucestershire- Tewkesbury
Defence
Permanent Position
50-60K+Benefits

Job Summary

Responsible for design and development of circuit boards and sub-systems for the company's range of electronic counter-measures products.

Responsible for detailed circuit design including embedded microcontrollers, high speed data buses, FPGA, RF signal synthesis, power supplies and ancillary circuitry.

Work with other engineering disciplines and with manufacturing partners to ensure that electrical performance, quality, cost and manufacturability requirements are met.

Principal Duties

* Specification and design of systems and complex printed circuit boards to meet form, fit and function targets.
* Detailed analogue/digital electronics circuit design.
* Circuit schematic, layout and manufacturing data pack generation using Altium Designer.
* To carry out feasibility investigations to assess viability of new/alternative approaches
* To propose and carry out design verification and validation activities (including, where applicable, testing to ensure compliance with recognised standards)
* To ensure that manufacturing technical data packages (to include bills of materials and other related documents/information) are generated in accordance with the defined requirements
* To implement revision controls on electronic design data
* To manage the configuration of key items/documents and their life cycles by means of engineering changes, concessions, etcin conjunction with corporate configuration management resources
* To oversee electronic design work carried out by other team members
* To participate in design reviews.
* To create and maintain associated documentation and records,including :-

* Management of design libraries
* Specifications - functional, design and test
* Manufacturing and user documents
* User Manuals

* To ensure that electronic design/development activities adhere to the company's ISO9001 related procedures and policies.
* To work closely with other parts of the company and the company's partners to meet agreed project timelines and customer expectations.
* To contribute to strategic product life cycle road maps and feature / product enhancements
* To undertake any other tasks reasonably required by the company.

Desirable Technical Skills/Experience

* Substantial experience of :

* Electronic circuit/product design and development for commercial/industrial applications
* Schematic capture and PCB design/layout for complex multilayer PCBs (Altium Designer preferred)
* Design for medium volume manufacture

* Significant experience of :

* Signal integrity, PCB stack-up, impedance control.
* High speed data buses
* Hardware debugging, using oscilloscopes and other test equipment.
* Design verification/validation

* Experience of:

* Communication buses (e.g. USB, SPI, I2C, Ethernet).
* Switched mode power supplies
* Phase-locked Loops
* Filter design
* High speed DAC's and ADC's
* Thermal Management of PCB-mounted devices and of sub-systems within overall equipment, typically in a vehicle-mounted context
* Compliance
* Configuration Management Tools (e.g. SVN)
* Use of spectrum analysers

Qualifications & Personal Qualities

* A relevant technical university degree or suitable combination of academic qualifications and relevant experience and skills.
* Organised, innovative and self-motivated with the ability to work under time-scale pressure
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills and sound judgment
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English is essential
* Eligible for a UK Security Clearance