Electronics Design Engineer

Location: Middlesex, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Zak Mendoza

Electronics Engineer (Contract)


Electronics Engineer needed for a world renown defence/aerospace organisation based in Middlesex who are looking to employ an experienced professional with an in-depth knowledge of analogue, digital, circuit, PCB, hardware and power electronics design, as well as, EMC techniques and ideally the defence/aerospace industry.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Electronics Engineer will include:

  • To interpret user needs and requirements and decompose and flow them down into hardware requirements
  • Conduct Electronics Engineering design activities and reviews, covering full system, sub-system and individual board design
  • PCB design and configuration using company CAD and MRP tools (IFS/Cadstar)
  • Ensure that the technical solution meets the customer, legislative and business requirements
  • Responsible for the technical oversight of the engineering activities throughout the project lifecycle
  • Responsible for providing planning and estimation input into Project Managers at the kick-off of new projects for their own work and that of more junior Engineers
  • To identify and resolve qualification, certification and safety issues
  • Review and approve project technical documentation, including: Management Plans, Requirements Specifications, Design Documents, Interface Specifications and Acceptance Tests, Approval of design change requests and concessions
  • To support risk identification and mitigation activities
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers as appropriate
  • Overseeing initial test and integration including formal testing
  • Addressing part obsolescence

In order to be the successful Electronics Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Self-motivated, adaptable to change, proactive, diligent and with good technical leadership and inter-personal skills
  • Batchelor's degree or equivalent in Electronics or a relevant subject, additionally Chartered status or Professional Registration is desirable
  • Experience of the whole Systems lifecycle within a defence environment and of airborne system qualification
  • Knowledge of Engineering best practices, methodologies, processes and tools
  • Knowledge of the EMC standards and design principles
  • Design experience within an appropriate branch of electronics (e.g. power/high speed digital/analogue/RF)
  • Embedded design experience desirable (VHDL, C etc.)
  • Familiarity with one or more PMRP and ECAD tools
  • Eligible for SC clearance as a minimum

This really is a fantastic opportunity for an Electronics Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

Please note that all applications moving forward for the Electronics Engineer position must have obtained or be eligible for Security Clearance up to SC level.

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