Electronics/Measurement Engineer

Cobham RAD Solutions

Direct Entry Job Permanent Harwell, UK

Uploaded 24 Sep 2019

Job Description

Cobham RAD Europe Ltd

Cobham RAD's European office is located in Harwell, UK, and provides radiation testing services to customers in the space, nuclear, and industrial sectors. We aim to provide our customers with radiation testing services that meet or exceed their requirements and expectations in terms of quality and reliability. Integrity, reliability and technical excellence are at the heart of our business model. For more information on us, please visit our website at www.cobham.com/RAD

Working at Cobham

We offer you a working environment with an ever changing range of customer jobs, from materials analysis to complex, System-on-Chip and FPGA system testing, via subsytems and equipment of all kinds. Irradiation facilities include our own TID test chamber with Cobalt-60 sources to accelerator facilities located across Europe and the USA.

We employ highly-skilled individuals and promote a 'can do' attitude to enable our people to achieve their full potential through ongoing education, training and recognition of exemplary performance. 

Benefits include a contributory pension scheme with contributions matched by Cobham, a wide range of employee benefits offered through the Cobham Choice scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and reimbursement of membership costs for a professional engineering or scientific institution. 

Job Description

We are seeking a keen and motivated individual to fill a position involving the characterisation of electronic components during space radiation testing. Key requirements of the role include excellent practical measurement skills, the ability to select and assemble a suite of measuring instruments for a given test and an aptitude to write code to acquire data. A robust approach to qualify, documentation and data fidelity is required, so as to achieve full compliance with the customers' specifications and deliver to budget on time.

To apply

Email [email protected]

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates are likely to have a formal qualification to degree level in electronic engineering or a related topic. However, practical experience of using measuring instruments, ideally including C++ coding under Windows, is a more important skill. You will be calm under pressure, possess good verbal and communication skills in English and have the determination to deliver.

Essential Skills

Practical experience with electronic measuring instruments and C++ coding Communicating with hardware and instrumentation.