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Analogue Electronics Design Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  • Sector: Electronics / HW Design
  • Date posted: 08/09/2017
  • Job reference: J373792A

Purpose:

As a member of the engineering team the Analogue Electronics Design Engineer will provide vital analogue circuit design and analysis for RF, microwave and electronic equipment for satellite payloads. This role encompasses initial bid activity and on going support during programme execution.

The work includes design and simulation of modules for device power supply and control of Ferrite switches in addition to analogue signal conditioning, multiplexing and conversion. In addition, failure mode analysis, thermal effects analysis, reliability analysis and radiation effects analysis will be carried out, leading to the design of mitigation and compensation measures. Design for manufacture and reliability are also key aspects of the role. The role has the scope to develop innovative solutions to meet demanding customer requirements.

Key Tasks:

* Take customer requirements, provide analogue design and analysis to meet those requirements for satellite payload solutions.
* Provide development of robust and highly reliable designs and carry out trade off analysis to produce innovative, cost effective solutions.
* Develop sub-system specifications.
* Provide technical contributions to bid proposal work.

Candidate profile

Essential:

* Degree qualified.
* Experience in Analogue Electronics Design Engineer role, ideally in the Space, Defence or Aerospace industry.
* Experience of the following design tools: PSpice or similar, Cadence
* Excellent lab troubleshooting and investigation skills.
* Good computer user skills.
* Well organized, experience of working within a structured project management environment.
* Meticulous records keeper.
* Confident and effective when working independently or as part of a team.
* Willingness to take responsibility and become a key player.
* Good interpersonal skills.
* Approachable and open to alternative ideas regarding problem solving.

Desirable:

* Space equipment background.
* IC Design
* Complementary component knowledge e.g. RF / microwave switches, filters, mixers, LNAs would be advantageous.
* Experience of interacting directly with customers with regard to relevant aspects of projects, including the response to bid requests, system integration and commissioning.

Please forward CVs in the first insatnce to Leigh Sproston - -

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