Principle Electronics Engineer

Randstad CPE
Farnborough, UK
14 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Principle Electronics Engineer

Are you a highly experienced or Senior Electronics Engineer who is passionate about making a difference in a small team? Do you have the drive to make a difference? Are you looking for a new position to work within a manufacturing facility? Do you have a great eye for detail? If so then this might be the job for you. We require an excellent Senior Electronics Engineer to join one of the UK's leading defence manufacturing businesses. This is on a permanent basis located in Farnborough.

Role Purpose
To help drive the introduction of new products by leading engineering teams in the development of novel processing techniques in support of radio, direction finding and beam forming applications. The development activities will range from low level research to market driven product developments. The role will require close collaboration with Product Line Management and key customers to define market requirements for new products, support the evolution of the technology roadmaps, and develop the technical capability of the engineering function.

Key Responsibilities
To lead teams to deliver:
  • High level modelling of processing functions and simulation of different solutions
  • Generation of high level architectures through to implementation
  • Generation of technical proposals, bid plans and estimates
  • Adherence to process and best practise
  • Support to the Chief Engineer in determining product road mapping and the strategic direction for technology and capability
  • Mentoring of junior engineering staff and growth of the technical capability of the team
  • Process and business improvements

Professional Experience
  • development of embedded systems and firmware
  • development of analogue power electronics
  • creating design documentation, including requirements specifications, test plans and design
  • proving reports
  • board test and debug
  • good understanding of digital electronics (I2C, SPI,USB, RS232,RS422,Ethernet)
  • good understanding of military applications
  • designing to meet EMC/RFI standards
  • Expected to be educated to BSc/BEng in Electronics (or related subject)
  • Schematic capture/PCB layout - ideally with Altium
  • Firmware development - ARM/AVR

Due to the nature of the business you must be eligible for United Kingdom Security Clearance and have a UK passport.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

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