Senior electronics engineer

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27 days ago

Role: Senior electronics design engineer

Location: Farnham, Surrey

Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + benefits

My client based in Guildford are looking for a senior electronics design engineer to join a highly skilled team.

Daily Duties:

● Design and test of electronic circuit boards - including block diagrams, component selection, schematic design, PCB layout, production file generation

● Debugging prototype circuit boards, making use of a range of electronics test equipment

● Integration of electronics into drone systems - working collaboratively with other members of the team across disciplines

● Working with production team to ensure a smooth transition to high volume production

● Development of embedded firmware for custom circuit boards

● Definition of requirements and research/implementation of applicable standards and required testing/certification

● Communication with suppliers (e.g. PCB assembly companies, component manufacturers)

● Any other related tasks

Skills & experience:

● Degree in Electronics Engineering or related qualification (or several years industry experience)

● Strong verbal and written communication skills

● Experience using Altium and LTSpice, or similar transferable experience

● Experience designing multi-layer circuit boards is essential - including components such as microcontrollers, DC-DC converters, FPGAs, embedded processors, motor drivers etc.

● Thorough knowledge of PCB layout principles and best practices for high-speed signal routing

● Skills and experience debugging prototype PCBs, making use of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analysers etc. to perform board bring-up and troubleshooting

● Experience writing technical specifications and designing boards to a set of specifications

● Ability to verify the compliance of a design solution against a set of specifications

● Experience contributing to design reviews and collaborating with other engineers and non technical staff

● Strong appreciation for EMC considerations in electronics development and the ability to debug EMC related issues

● Embedded programming skills (C++)

● Experience using version control systems such as git

● FPGA development (VHDL / Verilog) experience is beneficial

● Experience developing RF PCBs is beneficial

● Solid understanding of drone systems architecture including experience with PX4 / Ardupilot is beneficial

How to apply?

Send a CV to [email protected]

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