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Senior Electronics Engineer

Ref no. BHN568437
Location Buckinghamshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

Key skills required for this role

Senior Electronics Engineer, Electronics Design, Analog, Digital, EMC Design, PCB layout, RF, Power.


Senior Electronics Engineer, Electronics Design, Analog, Digital, EMC Design, PCB layout, RF, Power.

Job description

Want to join a company with over 30 years of experience in designing, manufacturing, and delivering highly bespoke simulator solutions?

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

Join a team at an exciting time, at the start of re-defining their systems, with the opportunity to influence and shape the product!

Our client, a leading company in the Defence & Security industry, specialises in designing and manufacturing underwater systems. They are currently seeking a Senior Electronics Engineer to join their team. As a Senior Electronics Engineer, you will play a vital role in the development of complex electronics for their innovative systems.

Key Responsibilities as a Senior Electronics Engineer:

  • Interpretation of system requirements and ability to decompose and flow them down into hardware requirements
  • Conduct Electronics and/or Firmware development activities and reviews, covering full system, sub-system and individual board design/coding
  • Ensure that the technical solution meets the customer, legislative and business requirements
  • Responsible for some level of technical oversight of the engineering activities throughout the project lifecycle
  • Responsible for supporting the team planning and estimation activities at the kick-off of new projects
  • Act as Project Engineering Lead (PEL) and/or Work Package Manager (WPM) on one or more projects
  • To identify and resolve qualification, certification and safety issues
  • Produce project technical documentation, including management plans, requirements specifications, design documents, interface specifications and acceptance tests
  • Approval of design change requests and concessions
  • Coaching and mentoring of more junior Engineers
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers as appropriate
  • Overseeing initial test and integration including formal testing

Role Requirements:

  • In-depth experience across the whole project lifecycle as electronics/firmware engineer, from bids and proposals through to in-service support (ideally from within the defence sector)
  • Hands-on experience of designing complex systems involving multiple electronics disciplines and understanding of associated challenges / usual pitfalls
  • Successful delivery of reliable solutions to timescale and budget as part of fixed price contracts
  • Used to dealing with a wide range of stakeholders beyond Electronics Engineering domain (i.e. Project Management, Systems, Mechanical and Software Engineering) as part of multi-disciplinary project team to resolve issues that arise during the lifespan of a project
  • Degree level (or equivalent) in engineering discipline
  • Breadth of exposure to analog and digital technologies
  • Design for EMC, Electrical Safety & Signal Integrity including schematic and PCB layout
  • Exposure to appropriate branch of electronics (e.g. power/high speed digital/analogue/RF/Sonar)
  • Familiarity with one or more PMRP and ECAD tools
  • Design for manufacture, understanding of full project life cycle
  • Prototyping, test and verification of electronic subsystems at PCB, unit and sub-system level
  • Component selection and an understanding of associated issues to include obsolescence and environmental aspects (REACH, RoHS etc.)
  • Use of standard office tools and knowledge of engineering tools such as DOORS, ERPs and Configuration Management tools
  • The candidate must be capable of acquiring SC clearance as a minimum

If you have the skills and experience required for this role, we would love to hear from you! Please contact me for more detail.

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