Electronics Engineer - Tracking and Termination

Ref No. BHN537234
Location Forres, Scotland
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Analog Electronics Engineer designing and developing electronics for flight tracking and termination subsystems.


Analog Electronics Engineer, flight tracking and termination subsystem, vehicle flight tracking,*Environmental testing (thermal, vacuum, vibration). and termination subsystems

The Job

Avionics specialist for UK rocket launch company.

We are seeking an experienced Analog Electronics Engineer to design and develop high-reliability electronics for the launch vehicle flight tracking and termination subsystem. Ideally, the candidate will have extensive experience in high reliability or safety-critical electronics as well as space or aeronautical segment experience.

The job includes high-reliability analog circuit design, as well as selection and procurement of commercial electronic units, to combine into a vehicle flight tracking and termination subsystem. Further, to assume responsibility for carrying these designs from schematics to prototypes, and via test campaigns all the way to flight-qualified hardware.

Principle Accountabilities of the Role:

  • Ensure function and reliability of the T&T subsystem, according to requirements.
  • Analog power circuit design.
  • Parts procurement and prototype ordering, cooperating with manufacturers.
  • Functional testing.
  • Environmental testing (thermal, vacuum, vibration).
  • Accelerated lifetime testing.
  • Creating and maintaining design and test documentation.
  • Integration of both in-house designed and procured elements with launch vehicle avionics, at incremental development stages.

Knowledge Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in electronics engineering.
  • High reliability electronics design experience.
  • Schematic capture and PCB layout.
  • Soldering expertise, including SMD.
  • Hands-on electronics laboratory experience.
  • Programming experience is an advantage, particularly in C and Python.
  • Detail-oriented and methodical working style.
  • Technical documentation writing in English.


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