Electronics Design Engineer


Direct Entry Job Permanent Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK

Uploaded 4 Jun 2021

Job Description

You will be designing high-performance electronics across a diverse range of space instrumentation at the forefront of space technology. These high-performance electronics will explore the solar system and go to Mars and beyond. 

The Electronics Design group is seeking to recruit four electronics design engineers to support their current and rapidly increasing project portfolio. The group is recognised for its major contributions in a diverse range of space instrumentation including imaging electronics on NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, the Russian Hubble-class World Space Observatory-Ultraviolet, the RAMAN spectrometer on ESA’s EXOMars rover and much more…

As a Senior/Electronics Design Engineer, you will work alongside over 40 other staff members in the Imaging Systems Division who have a diverse range of skills in systems, electronics and optical engineering design, quantum science, electronics manufacture and production, real-time embedded software and project management.

Person Specification

You will be an experienced electronics design engineer with demonstrated knowledge of digital and analogue design, layout of complex multi-layer boards, analytical analysis, modelling, and practical electronic test experience. You will be highly self-motivated, with an excellent attention to detail and a strong solutions-focused approach to design challenges. The ability to work effectively within a team, often across multiple projects at the same time, is essential. 

For the senior role, technical supervision and management of projects or major work packages forms a large part of the role, so significant experience in these areas will be required.