Senior Electronics Engineer

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  • Location:

    Towcester, Northamptonshire

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £65000 per annum + Superb benefits, bonus + shares

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Start date:

    January 2020

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Senior Electronics Engineer

+ Northampton based role

+ World leading Electronics company

+ Salary negotiable between £45,000 to £65,000 + bonus and share options

+ Fantastic benefits package & relocation assistance

Senior Electronics Engineer:

Develop and support custom electronics solutions to enable manufacturing and test of electro-optical components. The focus is on the design (hardware and firmware) of data acquisition electronics used by the Software Test team to deploy test systems in operations and R&D.

Required Skills:

+ BSc in Electronic Engineering with relevant experience

+ PCB design experience both schematic and layout

+ Experience working with any major PCB design software (Mentor, Altium, Cadence)

+ Previous work with 6 layers and above, preferably large complex boards

+ Experience writing firmware for STM32 or other ARM based microcontrollers

+ Embedded systems programming in C

+ Experience writing drivers for SPI and I2C peripherals

+ knowledge of analog circuits

+ Some experience working with opamp circuitry, conditioning, DACs and ADC

+ Some experience using simulation tools (spice simulation)

+ 5 years' experience (doing PCB design and firmware)

+ Good work ethic, team player, sociable, energetic, hands on

Highly valued Skills:

+ Experience in C# (or other Microsoft .NET languages like VB.Net or C++)

+ Experience writing PC GUIs for electronic equipment

+ Experience working with FPGAs, VHDL and soft cores

+ Experience with high speed digital design

+ Experience working with fast links between PC and electronics equipment

+ Software experience with USB 2 or USB 3 bridge chips (FTDI FT-series, Cypress FX2 or FX3 controllers)

+ Experience working with controlled impedance traces and high-speed signals (RF PCBs)

+ Experience working with System on a Chip (SoC)

+ Experience using lab instrumentation

Valued Skills:

+ Experience working with optoelectronics (laser diodes, photodiodes)

+ Experience designing instrumentation

+ Experience with RTOS

+ Experience with DSPs