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Satellite Navigation Consultant

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Malvern, Worcestershire
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 01/02/2018
  • Job reference: J380928A

Satellite Navigation Consultant

Malvern

Initial 3 month contract

Key Accountabilities

This individual will bring a track record and experience in GNSS ASIC development and fabrication lifecycles (from cradle to grave), with an emphasis on System on Chip (software, firmware) ASIC. They will have an in-depth understanding of the ASIC lifecycle, fabrication processes and how to drive efficiencies into the development programme.

Ideally the candidate will have worked in the commercial/mass production ASICs markets (not MEMS). Knowledge of GNSS very desirable.

Business

  • Provide consultancy advice and support to a complex ASIC development programme team.
  • Sharing experience and knowledge of SOC, ASIC processes, guidelines and efficiencies.
  • Leading, directing and ensuring the design, implementation and delivery of the next generation of ASIC GNSS receivers within the Secured Navigation team with time, cost and quality.
  • Managing technical cross-dependencies between several contributing projects.
  • Technical risk management.
  • Stakeholder management of both internal and external stakeholders
    • Developing and leading valued relationships with key suppliers including ASIC house and foundries.
    • Pro-active management of sub-contractors, maintaining tight delivery schedules and ensuring value for money
  • Provide thought leadership to the stakeholders to influence their product strategy
  • Maintaining momentum within the programme and where appropriate helping to drive efficiencies into technical delivery.
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