PCB Design Engineer

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  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Electronics Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £25 - £30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rahman Ayoola

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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PCB Design Engineer Rate: £30.00 P/H LTD Location: Stevenage (SG1) Duration: 6 months

A leading aerospace & defence firm is looking to add an experience PCB Design Engineer to the Communications Products team in Stevenage.

The communication Products group is responsible for the development of Digital Processors, which are used in Telecommunication satellites. The processor functionality ranges from high capacity channelisers, supporting inter-satellite optical data links, to implementing cryptographic algorithms to protect the spacecraft.

This role involves developing some of the best performing digital communication payload equiptment.

The successful PCB Engineer will the following responsibilities

  • Layout for complex high speed digital printed circuit boards from approve schematics
  • Working within the framework of company standards, procedures and processes to maintain design files for all work
  • Approval and release of designs within a PDM system (Windchill)
  • Communicating design solutions and detailed knowledge to peers, supervisors and product managers effectively.

The successful Trials Engineer will have the following skills

  • Proven experience using CAD tools for PCB design
  • Proven experience using Mentor Graphics Expedition, PCB layout including DXDesigner & CES


    • Proven understanding of Auto routing tools
  • Proven understanding of high speed digital and mixed signal physical design

  • Proven experience of multi-layer, with microvias, flexi-rigid, surface mount, through hole, blind and buried vias


Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence / Military industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).

PCB Design Engineer Rate: £30.00 P/H LTD Location: Stevenage (SG1) Duration: 6 months