Avionic Design Engineer

Farnborough
Posted 1 month ago

Avionic Design Engineer – FPGA, PCB Design       

Farnborough (Onsite full time)

9 months + Likely extension

£56.50 (Umbrella) £42.71 (PAYE)

Role and Responsibilities:

Working with the lead Avionics Engineer you will be responsible for:

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

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.

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