Principal Hardware Engineer

Principal Hardware Engineer

Job Title: Principal Hardware Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Sussex, England
Salary: £46800 - £61425 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895023_1532706029
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 27, 2018 16:40

Job Description

Principal Hardware Engineer
My client is looking for a Principal Hardware Engineer to join their team. They are world leaders in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide
The role
The role of Hardware/Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Engineer is to design, develop, test and certify hardware solutions for avionics products that are 'right first time' designs and hence successfully pass qualification programmes.
-Undertake full responsibility for the execution of all the Hardware development activities, including EME, such as planning, design and testing of a Program and/or product;
-Participate in the estimating process of a Program and/or product;
-Take part in discussions with prospective customers to ascertain their requirements and provide appropriate guidance to arrive at a set of optimal requirements;
-Conduct a Program level EME Integration and Analysis Study and produce a Report;
-Develop product specific EME design guidelines and produce an EME Design Control Plan;
-Lead design efforts and provide design advice and analysis;
-Participate in electrical and mechanical technical reviews;
-Identify risk areas and coordinate/conduct design verification test activities;
-Create formal EME test plans and procedures - tailored for the project;
-Perform EME qualification testing and generate a test report;
-Provide progress updates to the EME and Product/Program Team Lead(s)
Experience & Skills
-Electromagnetic Compatibility/Interference (EMC/EMI)
-Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP)
-Lightning Effects (LE)
-Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
-Power Quality (PQ)
-Radiation Hazards (RADHAZ)
-Radio Cosite/Collocation Performance
-Antenna Modeling & Simulation on Platforms
-Signal Integrity (SI) Design and Simulation
-Position - Principal Hardware Engineer - Permanent
-Location - East Sussex
-Salary - £46800 - £61425
Key Words - Hardware, EME, Electromagnetic, Design, Test, Systems, Tempest, Development, Engineer
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
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.

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