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  • Location

    Fife, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Electronics Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £45.00 - £60.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mark Aizlewood

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 - 12 months

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To provide significant technical input to the design, implementation and testing, leading to technical ownership of power product solutions.

Main Duties

  • Power supply design prowess
  • Design of complex analogue and some digital circuits.
  • To take responsibility for the design and overall quality of the hardware, and provide leadership and guidance for junior engineers.
  • Documentation of design specifications and implementation details. Take part in design reviews. Upholding of hardware design standards and methodologies.
  • Realisation of complex system requirements to provide robust and reliable hardware solutions.
  • Responsibility for the complete implementation of detailed technical items and an understanding/appreciation of system level items.
  • Collaboration with other team members (including both hardware and software engineers) to agree system designs, interfaces and protocols etc.
  • Development of appropriate test hardware and procedures, both informal and formal, to prove the correct operation of hardware.
  • Provide support to manufacturing answering product queries & resolving technical issues.
  • Provide support for the hardware and manage component obsolescence throughout its lifecycle.
  • Monitoring and reporting of progress of development to immediate supervisor and development team.
  • Proactively support company compliance to Health and Safety legislation through adherence to company polices, processes and practices.
  • Ensure that all business activity is conducted in line with company values, policies and ethics codes of conduct.


  • Experience of VHDL.
  • Significant design ability within industry.
  • Excellent knowledge of analogue and digital electronic circuit design
  • Ability to estimate engineering effort, create work packages and delegate tasks
  • Ability to write comprehensive technical design documentation.
  • Proven ability in handover and management of designs in production.
  • Excellent hardware troubleshooting skills.
  • Able to support/debug system integration
  • Good knowledge of MS Office products
  • Good communicator


  • Use of Mentor Graphics schematic entry and PCB layout tools.
  • C programming language, preferably in embedded applications.
  • Support and perform software debugging.
  • Design of circuits containing embedded processors and FPGAs.
  • Industrial experience with DC and AC power supply design
  • Awareness of high speed serial networks.
  • A high level appreciation of RF electronics.
  • Interfacing to high speed data converters.