Snr Electronic System Designer - 11609

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    Malvern, Worcestershire

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    James Doherty

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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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 for particular PCBs.

Key Accountabilities
1. Ownership of individual PCB projects:
- Liaise with the project manager 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
- Liaise with Test engineer to ensure design for test is considered
- Liaise with external layout contractors to obtain designs which are functionally appropriate, and meet the mechanical requirements
- Liaise 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)
5. Contributing to Component Library Management

Key Accountabilities/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

Desirable Qualifications
Chartered Engineer