Matchtech

Principal Electronics Engineer

Recruiter
Matchtech
Location
Loudwater
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
23 May 2017
Closes
20 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP391051
Contact
Martyn Hudson
Discipline
Electronic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Hardware Engineer will be responsible for:

* Resolving technical problems associated with assigned products
* Providing design solutions for electrical/electronic equipment, taking into account EMC design.
* Production of design documentation and technical reports.
* Providing adequate constructive challenge in design reviews to identify and mitigate any key issues.
* PCB design using computer aided design tools, schematic design and PCB layout.
* Selection of component parts and obsolescence.
* Ensure compliance to customer and quality requirements
* Provide support to other engineering functions during development and production.
* Investigation into faults down to component level.
* Provide technical advice via e-mail / telephone.
* To represent the Company in meetings (Internal and External).
* Be prepared to travel to support current and future products on customers sites around the world

A Hardware Engineer will be accountable for:

* Ensuring the development and manufacturing costs for new projects can be minimised.
* Carrying out engineering activity in accordance with engineering procedures
* Delivery of work packages to time, cost and quality requirement
* Ensuring compliance of the design to the technical, business and project requirements
* Ensuring the design is under suitable configuration control

Requirements;

* Ideally degree qualified in a relevant subject e.g. electrical and electronic engineering or with equivalent relevant experience.
* Broad knowledge of Electronic Engineering methodologies, processes and tools.
* Knowledge of electronics design safety standards such as BS EN 60950.
* Working knowledge / appreciation of Systems, Software and Mechanical engineering.
* Knowledge and understanding of design for manufacture
* High speed digital design
* Demonstrable experience of electronics/systems design in the defence industry or other relevant environment
* Experience in design for EMC (Including knowledge of EMC standards) & signal integrity including schematic design and PCB layout
* Experience in the definition, design prototyping and commissioning of electrical subsystems including PCBs, Electronics racks / cabinets, cables and other electronic assemblies.
* Experience of component selection and an understanding of associated issues to include obsolescence.
* Ability to manage technical risks effectively.

Desirable;

* Video and image processing
* Analogue electronics
* Programming
* Reliability calculations
* Knowledge and awareness of future developments and trends in Engineering theory.
* Awareness of safety issues.
* Knowledge of the operational and organisation structure of the UK or similar armed forces.
* Obtaining CE compliance to include creation of Technical files, EMC harmonised standards and Low Voltage directive.Experience of capture and analysis of functional and non-functional requirements.
* Experience of board level architecture, design development and planning
* Demonstrable experience of VHDL design and debug
* Experience in embedded microcontroller programming
* Systems Architecting
* System integration
* Environmental testing

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