Senior Electronics Engineer

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    East Sussex, England

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £65000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    22 days ago

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    Hannah Pepper

Senior Electronics Engineer
Location - Sussex
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000pa

A specialist Aerospace and Defence technology organisation, developing mission-critical , Electro-Mechanical Systems for Airborne applications is seeking an Electronics Engineer to join their Sussex based Engineering team to be responsible for the entire electronics lifecycle from problem definition , design , development , debug and manufacture

You will work closely with the Production and Design teams to generate conceptual solutions and designs , to produce detailed CAD design layouts and manufacturing drawings in an electro-mechanical design environment

Responsibilities - Senior Electronics Engineer

  • To develop electronic concepts based on abstract schemes and / or customer specifications whilst considering the interaction with system and other design requirements

  • Analyse electrical requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints

  • Develop block diagrams and interface control documentation

  • Conduct experimental tests & evaluate results

  • Select suitable components & equipment based on analysis of specifications & reliability requirements

  • Participate in and conduct design reviews on behalf of the company and present technical briefings as required

  • Ability to assess vendor capability to support development

  • Liaise with manufacturers and production engineering department

Experience & Skills - Senior Electronics Engineer

  • Electronic design experience with a relevant degree qualification ( or equivalent qualification or experience )

  • Ability to generate schematics to meet design requirements from first principles

  • Experience in all aspects of PCB design / layout

  • Proven knowledge of electro-mechanical systems

  • Understanding of implementation of motors , solenoids and their control systems

  • Understanding and appreciation of both digital and analogue electronic disciplines

  • Manufacturing methods suitable for the design intent

Desirable Experience & Skills - Electronics / Senior Electronics Engineer

  • Experience of using Altium (for schematic capture and PCB layout)

  • Experience in 4+ layer flex-rigid PCB design

  • Firmware design knowledge

    • VHDL / Verilog

    • Understanding design and implementation of CPLD / EPLD within designs

  • Hands on mechanical experience, i.e. using machine tools and general assembly an advantage.

  • Ability to understand customer specifications to ensure the design meets all EMC/EMI requirements

  • Ability to write test procedures to support test activities to prove compliance

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