PCB Layout Engineer

PCB Layout Engineer

Job Title: PCB Layout Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895859_1576847538
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2019 13:12

Job Description

PCB Layout Engineer
My client is looking for an experienced PCB Layout Engineer to join the team based in Cambridge.
They are looking for someone to support the Circuit Design team by designing PCB Layouts and be responsible for completing assigned engineering tasks ensuring timely delivery to customers.
-To produce complex multi-layered PCB designs using CAD tools for aircraft control systems.
-To perform validation and verification activities on completed PCB layouts e.g. layer stack analysis and isolation checks.
-Ensure engineering activity is carried out in accordance with engineering procedures
-Prepare analysis reports where required for internal and external use
-To prepare presentations as required
-To work closely with the circuit-designers and seek assistance with the more technical issues.
-To interface with Mechanical Design to agree a PCB profile that ensures associated dimensions, outline, thickness and keep out zones align with mechanical constraints and interconnect profiles
-To maintain and update component libraries to agreed guidelines
-To support discussions with PCB Vendors to ensure cost effective solutions
-To Support Investigations into PCB related manufacturing or In-Service failures.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
-Familiarity with PCB layout design using CAD tools e.g. Altium Designer.
-Experience of designing complex multilayer (e.g. 10+ layers), rigid and flexi-rigid, surface mount, high-speed impedance matched PCB layouts.
-Understanding of IPC standards.
-Familiarity with design documentation (drawings, reports etc.) and configuration control.
-Capable of producing assembly drawings and items lists.
-Familiarity with PCB EMC techniques (coupling, shielding, filtering etc.).
-Familiarity with PCB schematic design using CAD tools e.g. Altium.
-Experience of analogue, digital and power electronics design.
-Familiar with circuit design and analysis and test techniques for analogue, digital and power electronic circuitry
-Familiarity with the aerospace hardware design process (DO254)
-Familiarity with aerospace environmental issues (DO160)
-Position - PCB Layout Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Cambridge
-Salary - Negotiable DOE
Key Words - PCB, Printed Circuit Board, Design, CAD, Aerospace, Altium, Layout, DO254, DO160
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
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