Electronic Hardware Engineer (PCB/FPGA/ADCs) - Defence & Space (Steven

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
6-12 months +
From:
Click
Location:
Hertfordshire
Published at:
07/08/2020
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
1944211

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We are recruiting for a Hardware engineer for flight equipment based in Stevenage on contract, including the hardware aspects of requirements management, detailed design and interface specification, test specification, reports and design analyses.

Core Responsibilities:

Able to interpret circuit board designs accommodating multiple FPGA/ASICs and high speed ADCs/DACs.

Interface with many experts in other departments (radiation, EMC).

Customer interface on technical issues.

Generate, oversee and configure technical documentation.

Job Profile

Typical tasks, activities, responsibilities -

  • Produce digital electronic board specifications, from product or architecture requirements
  • Define interfaces and digital parameters.
  • Consider switching speeds, pulses, rise and fall times, feedback and interference, impedance of devices, signal transmission
  • Define performance criteria and define how to prove validation and verification of performance with test strategy.
  • Produce circuit diagrams, iterating design where necessary due to circuit analysis outputs and PCB layout constraints.
  • Detailed design analysis eg WCA, PSA, FMECA/FMEA
  • Support detailed design in CAD/CAM or VHDL implementation on component/equipment/mechanical/VHDL level in accordance with engineering design rules.
  • Interface with internal support functions eg radiation, thermal and mechanical design, EMC, parts procurement
  • External customer and supplier interface on technical presentations and issues

Essential:

High speed electronic circuit board specification, schematic capture, component selection and related analyses.

Desirable:

Mentor DxDesigner.

Requirements management (DOORS) and SoC/RFD management.

Experience

Essential:

Lifecycle experience of digital equipments - design/manufacture/test, including customer interfacing.

Sector experience of aerospace, automotive or military production over five years

Hardware used - debug and test validation of designs

Software used - schematic capture, layout and simulation tools (eg Mentor Expedition)

Standards/accreditations/methodologies - ESA/ECSS and MIL Standards