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Analogue Electronics Engineer

Analogue Electronics Engineer

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

  • Contact email:

    Amy.Minnock@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    180497AMK_1604649692

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-04

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Morson International

Analogue Electronics Engineer

Location: Bristol

Duration: 6 months

The successful candidate will carry out analogue electronics design for the Space environment in accordance with European Space Agency flight standards and company quality management standards.

Reporting to the Hardware Engineering Manager the main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Project technical lead for power supply and analogue electronics designs targeting Space applications.
  • Unit and system level technical lead for projects where the primary focus is on power supply and analogue design.
  • Generate specification, architecture, development and validation plans for breadboard, EM, EQM and FM designs.
  • Simulation verification to ensure key design performance requirements can be met.
  • Schematic capture and PCB layout to achieve best in class analogue performance.
  • Creation of manufacturing data packs and management of interface for PCB manufacture and assembly.
  • Board bring up and validation testing of power supply and analogue electronics designs.
  • Support to integration and unit level testing.
  • Support to reviews at all levels of the design, development and testing of the unit.
  • Liaise with customers and subcontractors on technical issues.
  • Technical contribution to system level design and requirements, informing the system level architecture with a trade-off and down selection of possible options.
  • Technical contribution to the development of hardware requirements, work package definition and budget estimation.
  • Technical contribution to the hardware engineering department's technical strategy and roadmap.

Proven Ability / Key Skills

  • Proven ability in analogue signal conditioning, SMPS's, analogue control loops and motor drives
  • Planar transformer design and use of GaN FET for power conversion knowledge
  • Proven ability in the use of analogue simulation tools, including piecewise linear modelling (SIMetrix/SIMPLIS)
  • PCB schematic capture and layout (Mentor Graphics xDX and xPCB)
  • Requirements management (DOORS)
  • Configuration Control (Windchill)
  • Worst case and parts stress analysis to ensure reliable operation
  • Failure Mode Effects Criticality Analysis (FMECA)
  • Use of Mathcad for capturing design calculations in documentation
  • A working knowledge of digital electronics design, FPGAs and CPUs
  • A working knowledge of software design and its interaction with hardware
  • Knowledge of EMC and appropriate mitigating design techniques

The position will be based at the Bristol office but up to 20% of work may need to be conducted at subcontractor's or customer premises, typically in UK or Europe.

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