The role will focus on analogue electronics design for the space environment, but will also include other tasks as would be expected of a senior member of engineering staff.
Candidates should be from a power electronics background and be able to demonstrate a prior aptitude and enthusiasm for this area of engineering.
Responsibilities will include:
Design of high reliability, high efficiency DC/DC convertersPower electronics, battery charging and protection design.
Knowledge of digital electronics and integration within analogue systems.
Managing a small team and able to distribute tasks to other engineers and production staff.
Taking designs from prototype through to production of flight hardware.
Reviews of work produced within the team and chairing of design reviews
Ownership and management of team schedules and resource allocation on a weekly and daily basis
Bachelor’s degree or above in Electronic/Electrical Engineering.
Ability to design power electronics to satisfy customer requirements.
Knowledge of power conversion topologies
Experience of circuit simulation using Spice tools.
Ability to peer review, diagnose and debug existing and new electronic designs
Technical report writing to a high standard including interface documentation, manufacturing instructions, test reports and user manuals.
Team leadership experience for a group of up to 8 direct reports
Project management experience of at least 3 parallel projects of more than 3 months duration
Experience of New Product Introduction processes particularly design for manufacturability and test techniques
Experience of working in a space/aerospace or other industry with high reliability requirements.
Experience of conducting Parts Stress Analysis, Worst Case Analysis, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, and Reliability Analysis