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Senior Engineer - Electrical/Electronic

In this role, you will be part of a multidisciplinary team, designing solutions for the Electronics content of our wide range of Sonar, Sonobuoy and Maritime Defence systems over the whole lifecycle of the product. This also includes supporting transition to manufacturing and providing ad-hoc electronics support for systems already in-service. The role has a strong technical focus and encompasses multiple electronics disciplines (schematic, PCB layout, firmware etc.). You will provide Technical input and design for allocated development projects. You will be responsible for coaching the more junior staff and the promotion of best working practices amongst peers. Key Responsibilities as a Senior Electronics Engineer: Interpretation of system requirements and ability to decompose and flow them down into hardware requirements; Conduct Electronics and/or Firmware development activities and reviews, covering full system, sub-system and individual board design/coding; Ensure that the technical solution meets the customer, legislative and business requirements; Responsible for some level of technical oversight of the engineering activities throughout the project lifecycle; Responsible for supporting the team planning and estimation activities at the kick-off of new projects; Act as Project Engineering Lead (PEL) and/or Work Package Manager (WPM) on one or more projects; To identify and resolve qualification, certification and safety issues; Produce project technical documentation, including: Management Plans, Requirements Specifications, Design Documents, Interface Specifications and Acceptance Tests, Approval of design change requests and concessions; Coaching and mentoring of more junior Engineers; Liaising with customers and suppliers as appropriate; Overseeing initial test and integration including formal testing; Role Requirements: In-depth experience across the whole project lifecycle as electronics/firmware engineer, from bids and proposals through to in-service support (ideally from within the defence sector). Hands-on experience of designing complex systems involving multiple electronics disciplines and understanding of associated challenges / usual pitfalls. Successful delivery of reliable solutions to timescale and budget as part of fixed price contracts. Used to dealing with a wide range of stakeholders beyond Electronics Engineering domain (i.e. Project Management, Systems, Mechanical and Software Engineering) as part of multi-disciplinary project team to resolve issues that arise during the lifespan of a project. Additional Job Description Degree level (or equivalent) in engineering discipline Breadth of exposure to the following: Analog and digital technologies, Design for EMC, Electrical Safety & Signal Integrity including schematic and PCB layout, Exposure to appropriate branch of electronics (e.g. power/high speed digital/analogue/RF/Sonar); Familiarity with one or more PMRP and ECAD tools; Design for manufacture, understanding of full project life cycle. Prototyping, test and verification of electronic subsystems at PCB, unit and sub-system level. Component selection and an understanding of associated issues to include obsolescence and environmental aspects (REACH, RoHS etc.) Use of standard office tools and knowledge of engineering tools such as DOORS, ERPs and Configuration Management tools. The Candidate must be capable of acquiring SC clearance as a minimum.