Senior Electronic Systems Designer

  • Location

    Malvern, Worcestershire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £620 per day

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    Experis UK

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Senior Electronic Systems Designer

6 month contract


The 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 procedures
2. Verification and development of electronic circuit designs using schematic-level simulation, optimisation of candidate designs and numerical / analytical analysis of critical circuit elements
3. 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 electronics
2. 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 skills
6. Self-motivated and able to track and complete many tasks without close supervision
7. IT literate - use of MS Office and able to use custom applications
8. Planning, prioritising and organisational abilities, drive and determination to achieve successful & timely project delivery.
9. Excellent attention to detail
10. Present a considered and professional attitude to external parties.
11. The ability to provide specialist technical guidance to colleagues with varied background / knowledge
12. Open, honest, enthusiastic team player

Experience & Qualifications :
1. Degree in relevant technical discipline: preferably Electronic Engineering.
2. Experience of electronics design, ideally including RF and high-speed digital devices
3. 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 Player

2. Proactive
3. 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.