Senior Electronics Engineer

Location
Surrey Docks, London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £60k
Posted
24 Jun 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Sector
Electronics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position:

Senior Electronics Engineer

Location:

Surrey

Salary:

Up to £60k

The Company:

My client designs and manufactures of a range of sensors & systems for multiple industries. They have been established for over 50 years.

The Role:

  • The work will involve mixed signal design including pre-amplifiers, filters, power supplies, interfacing and analogue-digital conversion for precision instrumentation applications. Some experience or knowledge of microprocessor based circuit design and embedded software would be desirable.
  • The candidate will be expected to work independently or as a member of a team contributing to all aspects of the product development cycle from requirement analysis through design & development into production.
  • Candidate would be expected to produce design documentation and test specifications.
  • Candidate will be expected to provide technical support to Sales and Marketing for bidding/proposal writing and technical assistance to the Customer Support Manager and Production Department.
  • Candidate would be expected to provide occasional off-shore support as required including some overseas travel.
  • The candidate will be a self-motivated engineer capable of running small development tasks independently. Example tasks include low-noise hydrophone preamplifier design or multichannel data logger design. Candidate will have to check other engineer’s work.
  • New product development (design & test).
  • Existing product development (fault finding / improvement / enhancement).
  • Support to Production Department test engineers, Engineers (after settling in) would be expected to design, prototype and document a circuit. Then take it through to a manufacturability state. This may be as part of a team.

Requirements:

  • Candidate should have at least five years’ experience and specific expertise in analogue circuit design preferably in an instrumentation development environment.
  • Practical skills would be desirable but not essential.
  • Self-motivation is essential along with a desire to continue to improve on both a personal and professional level.
  • The candidate must be keen to learn new skills and be comfortable working in a highly multidisciplinary environment.
  • Candidate must be able to operate as part of a team but also be able to act on own initiative, must be methodical and pay great attention to detail and work well under pressure and to deadline.
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • Candidates with a BSc (2:1) or a higher degree in a relevant electronics engineering course from a UK University.
  • Basic Analog components / circuits (essential)
  • Operational Amplifier circuits (essential)
  • Power supply technology (essential
  • Circuit analysis, modelling and theory (essential)
  • Analog-Digital Conversion (essential)
  • Interfacing and IO (e.g. I2C and SPI bus) (essential)
  • CAD Schematic layout (essential)
  • CAD PCB design (essential)
  • Experience of Cadence OrCAD PCB design tools (essential)
  • Fault finding (desirable)

 

 

Knowledge of:

  • Assembler and/or embedded 'C' (desirable)
  • Use of PAL/FPGA technologies (desirable)
  • Linux (desirable)
  • Good written and presentational communication skills will be required (essential).

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