Senior Electronic Systems Designer 6 month contract£ PAYE or UMBThe Senior Electronics System Design Engineer role is to design electronic hardware, including circuit elements and contributing to system-level design, ensuring the internal design and documentation processes are followed, and taking "ownership" of the design process.Key Accountabilities :1. Ownership of individual projects:- Liaise with the project manager and technical lead to provide estimates for design and production phases.- Documentation of specifications, test requirements and design intent in line with design procedures- Schematic-level design- Liaise with mechanical design team to ensure PCB designs are compatible with physical constraints- Ensure design for test is considered- Liaise with external layout contractors to obtain designs which are functionally appropriate, and meet the mechanical requirements- Work with software/firmware team to provide interfacing information for PCBs- Produce "Production Packs" for external manufacture of boards- Testing of prototype PCBs / systems- Respond to technical queries from production- Present designs/documentation for peer review in accordance with design procedures2. Verification and development of electronic circuit designs using schematic-level simulation, optimisation of candidate designs and numerical / analytical analysis of critical circuit elements3. Participate in design reviews in accordance with Design Procedure - both for "owned" PCB projects, and to review the work of other engineers.4. Peer review of technical documentation (e.g. test procedures, review checklists, manufacturing instructions/drawings)Key Capabilities/Knowledge :1. Strong fundamental understanding of digital & analogue electronics2. Knowledge of signal integrity and design for EMC.3. Proficient in the use of OrCAD Capture 17.4 and a working knowledge of PCB Editor 17.4.4. Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.5. Strong analytical and problem solving skills6. Self-motivated and able to track and complete many tasks without close supervision7. IT literate - use of MS Office and able to use custom applications8. Planning, prioritising and organisational abilities, drive and determination to achieve successful & timely project delivery.9. Excellent attention to detail10. Present a considered and professional attitude to external parties.11. The ability to provide specialist technical guidance to colleagues with varied background / knowledge12. Open, honest, enthusiastic team playerExperience & Qualifications :1. Degree in relevant technical discipline: preferably Electronic Engineering.2. Experience of electronics design, ideally including RF and high-speed digital devices3. Proven ability to work successfully within design constraints.4. Experience using electronic lab equipment to make measurements on and for test and debugging of electronic circuits.Behavioural requirements :1. Team Player2. Proactive3. Good communicator Due to the nature of the role, candidates are required to hold an active SC clearance. Or be eligible/willing to undergo the process.