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Electronics Development Engineer

Ref no. BHN551272
Location Woking, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Exciting opportunity to join a world class Formula 1 team, supporting their racing programme by delivering high quality Electronics and Intrumentation.

Key skills required for this role

PCBA, Altium, Electronics Design, Embedded Software, Microcontroller


Knowledge/ understanding of electronics design including digital, analogue, power and high-temperature electronics

Job description

Job description
Purpose of the Role:
Working within the Electronics Group to design on and off-car electronics and instrumentation and support the implementation and delivery of electronics and instrumentation solutions to the F1 racing programme across the organisation.

Role Dimensions:
The role requires a professional engineer capable of delivering high quality electronics and instrumentation to support the wider F1 programme. This engineer will be able to design, develop and deliver small scale individual projects without day-to-day oversight and will be comfortable interacting with staff at all stages of the product life cycle from requirements gathering to delivery and operation.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Development of grid-leading electronics units and instrumentation for use on and off-car, including responsibility for specification, design, testing, hand over, signoff and delivery.
  • Factoring in legislation aspects to overall project approach e.g. cost capping, open source components, parc ferme, sprint races
  • Identifying potential electronics and instrumentation R&D projects.
  • Perform fault investigations and identify corrective changes or actions where necessary
  • Maintain and draw on working relationships with external suppliers and technical partners.
  • Collaborating with the design, aero and race technology teams to ensure operational and environmental integration aspects are factored in
  • Working with the PM teams to ensure timely ordering of long lead-time components.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge and understanding of electronics design including digital, analogue, power and high-temperature electronics.
  • Experience of embedded microcontroller use and bare metal low level code for simple applications
  • Awareness of F1 regulation and legislation directions
  • Awareness of wider electronics technology developments and market forefront products
  • Experience with small scale PCBA bring up and testing
  • Ability to work independently, without support or close oversight.
  • PCB/schematic design experience using Altium
  • PC Software development for testing automation purposes
  • Ability to manage and plan own workload within a dynamic and time constrained environment.
  • Comfortable with a wide range of activities from PCB design to prototype manufacture

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