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Senior PCB Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN544320
Location Berkshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Looking to join an Innovative company? The company not only produce products which are used in some of the most challenging environments in the world but have a number of awards under their belt!

Key skills required for this role

Electronics / PCB / Design / Mentor Graphics / Pads


Electronics / PCB / Design / Mentor Graphics / Pads

Job description

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain SC Clearance and be eligible for DV Clearance (Minimum UK nationality)

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

"Great company with wide and varied opportunities, lots of interesting projects and very talented people to learn from and grow from" Dec 2021 *Glassdoor review

"Dynamic, Agile company with good career opportunities" July 2021 *Glassdoor review

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and layout complex multi-layer (4 - 20 layers) rigid, semi-rigid or flexi Printed Circuit Boards, that contain through, buried and blind vias to be used in commercial, security, aerospace and space sectors, following the companies processes. Making sure security, implications and rules are adhered too.
  • Work with the mechanical engineers to ensure the PCB design is in accordance with their requirements and space envelope.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise workload, and work under pressure to deliver on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of best practice PCB design processes and tools.
  • Estimate time and effort required for PCB design activities and deliver to these time and effort estimates to ensure cost and schedule adherence.
  • Generate and review technical proposals, and provide accurate estimates for the associated effort, costs and risks, for bids and proposals, leading to contract awards.


  • Degree in an engineering, mathematical or science-based subject or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of PCB design
  • Experience of using industry standard toolsets for PCB layout and simulation.


  • Experience of signal integrity analysis on routed PCBs.
  • Understanding of power distribution and thermal aspects of PCB design.
  • Experience of Gerber file and ODB++ manipulation.
  • Carrying out complex layout using Altium or PADs.
  • Ability to create schematics using Altium, PADs or OrCAD schematic capture.
  • Experience of using Windchill for version control.
  • Design PCB layouts for analogue, RF, digital, power, high-speed and highly reliable circuits in accordance with DO-254 if required.

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