Electronics Engineer – Defence Ref# PK7217

  • South West, Plymouth, UK
  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • PK7217

Holt Executive is supporting a multi-national defence and aerospace pioneer, delivering cutting edge, mission-critical technology and systems to customers on the land, sea, and air.

Our client is currently recruiting for an experienced Electronics Engineer – Defence to assist with the design and development of electronic hardware and embedded software.

The successful Electronics Engineer – Defence will play a critical role in working closely with customers to ensure a superior customer experience and collaborate with Production and Management teams in the successfully running and administration of engineering projects.    
Key Responsibilities of the Electronics Engineer – Defence:

  • Work from initial customer specifications to generate internal design requirements.
  • Prove the viability of new concepts from first principles – including circuit modelling, calculations and lab prototype work.
  • Produce and maintain block diagrams, wiring, cabling and PCB schematics.
  • Work with customers to assist integration, commissioning and problem resolution activities.
  • Liaise with the production team to ensure that all data related to the electronic and electrical design of a system is available for procurement.
  • Identify and mitigate risks within the design and development process.
  • Assist project management, senior management and production with the successful running and administration of engineering projects.

Professional Experience and Qualifications for the Electronics Engineer – Defence:

  • Hold a strong degree in a related discipline.
  • Have experience of combined electronic, electrical and software design.
  • Possess good all-round practical understanding of electrical and electronics systems.
  • Have a good level of understanding in the integration of electronics and software into complete systems, including mechanical interaction.

Desirable but not essential for the Electronics Engineer – Defence:

  • Knowledge of EMC qualification testing.
  • Embedded software design experience using ARM and the Keil environment.
  • Experience of system mathematical modelling and simulation is an advantage.

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