Electronic Engineer

STAR-Dundee Ltd

Direct Entry Job Permanent Dundee, UK

Uploaded 14 Jan 2019

Job Description

STAR-Dundee Ltd., a leading supplier of spacecraft electronic test equipment and technology, is seeking an Electronics Engineer to work on new products and technology for spacecraft applications. STAR-Dundee has an excellent track record in innovative high-quality hardware, software and ASICs for spacecraft applications. To meet growing demand, we now seek to expand our research and development team to work on new products related to spacecraft on-board data-handling and avionics networks.

The successful candidate will join STAR-Dundee’s electronic design team and will work on chip design and/or unit design according to his/her knowledge, experience and interests. The Electronic Engineer role covers the design of electronic units including the design of FPGAs and VHDL IP cores. It includes:

  • Device selection;
  • Design of circuit boards
  • Schematic capture
  • Design of IP cores and devices
  • Design of related test benches
  • Testing of the IP cores
  • Implementation of FPGA designs
  • Testing of FPGA designs
  • Circuit simulation
  • Input to PCB and housing design
  • Writing of unit test specifications for manufacturing
  • Writing of related documentation
  • Input into relevant promotional material
  • Providing support to end users.

How to apply: 

To apply for this position please send your CV and contact details of three referees, along with a brief covering letter stating how you feel you meet the required criteria, and indicating your current salary to: Carole Carrie STAR-Dundee Ltd Email: [email protected]

Person Specification

A candidate must have the following qualifications/skills/experience:

  • A 1st class or 2:1 degree in electronic engineering
  • Good knowledge and practical experience of VHDL
  • Experience writing software in C, C++, C# or Java
  • Knowledge of embedded processing
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work from your own initiative with limited supervision, as well as alongside other team members. 

The ideal candidate will also have experience/skills in some of the following areas: 

  • Experience with FPGA design using VHDL or Verilog
  • Experience with hardware simulation tools such as ModelSim and HyperLynx
  • Experience with synthesis tools such as Synplify or Precision
  • Experience with FPGA tools such as the Xilinx tool set
  • Experience of spacecraft electronic design
  • Knowledge of spacecraft test procedures
  • Knowledge and experience of flight level documentation requirements
  • Good verbal and written communication skills