Avionics Design Engineer

Avionics Design Engineer

Job Title: Avionics Design Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Salary: Up to £56.50 per hour
Start Date: 01/04/21
Reference: 16853_1616075608
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2021 13:53

Job Description

Our client in Farnborough is looking for an Avionics Design Engineer to join them on a contract basis. This contract will initially be for 9 months with the possibility of an extension. Please note, it will fall inside IR35.

This position is focused on the development of Zephyr subsystems to maximise the potential of persistent flight operations in the stratosphere.

Role and Responsibilities:
*Requirements specification for Avionics subsystems
*Full-lifecycle analogue and digital circuit design, for harsh thermal and radiation environments
*Electronic component selection in accordance with requirements
*Qualification and traceability against requirements
*Unit testing of Avionics system

Experience & Qualifications
The successful candidate's experience and skills will include the following:

*BSc / HNC / BEng and / or recognised aerospace based apprenticeship In electrical and electronic engineering
*Full-lifecycle analogue and digital circuit design, for harsh thermal and radiation environments
*Use of Microsemi FPGA design tools and FPGA based Signal processing including complex modulation/demodulation
*Electronic component selection in accordance with requirements.
*Experience of UAS or Space system quality standards (ECSS, DO-214, or similar).
*Experience of electronic and RF test equipment, setup and use.
*Knowledge of communication theory and methods.
*Capability and experience in some (or all of the following) is desirable
*Multi-layer mixed signal PCB layout using CAE. (ALTIUM and ORCAD preferred)
*PCB manufacture and test methodology.
*Environmental testing for High Altitude/Space.
*Embedded software development (8051 or similar)
*Experience of requirements capture and management
*Ability to deliver to defined timescales, requirements and budgets.
*Capability to take a unit design from requirements through detailed design and system trade-offs to prototyping and batch production, testing and system integration.
*ESA ECSS high reliability soldering.
*Experience of UAS or Space system level design and documentation.

Other Information
Contract role
9 months
Inside IR35

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Keywords: avionics, PCB, FPGA, space, defence, avionics subsystems, avionics systems

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