Principal Electronics Engineer

Up to £70,000 + 10% bonus and benefits

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Hybrid working, 3 days on site minimum


Copello are pleased to be partnered with a major Defence and Aerospace organisation based in Buckinghamshire recruiting for a Principal Electronics Engineer.


As Principal Electronics Engineer you will be joining an established business unit and team of multi-disciplined engineers. You will be working on new technologies and products to enter to Aerospace industry providing cutting edge solutions.


The day to day responsibilities will include;


  • Contribution and development of product and technology roadmaps
  • Architecture/ design of new electronic sub-systems and PCBs
  • Working to system and hardware requirements
  • Prepare and produce technical estimations for non-recurring costs and resource requirements
  • Working to engineering processes and practices including frameworks life cycle processes and requirements
  • Supervise and occasionally lead more junior staff and technicians
  • Work closely with and support the product design authority (in particular when responding to tech queries and proposals)
  • Contribute as the SME on technical proposals
  • Preparation and maintain up to date technical documentation.


The ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas;


  • Working closely with multi-disciplined teams to derive requirements
  • Electronics architecture, high end design and high speed design
  • Design experience in analogue, digital and power supply
  • Familiarity in electronics technology and interfaces including, High speed ADC/DAC, JESD204B, RS232/422, UART, SPI etc
  • Schematics (Altium)
  • PCB Layout and designs, verification
  • Design phase lifecycle experience (lifecycle management)
  • Test (including lab test equipment and test and cost)
  • Degree in Electronic Engineering or similar
  • Some project leadership capabilities


To be considered for this role, the Electronics Engineer must be eligible for security clearance (UKSC) and have experience working in a similar role within the Aerospace or Defence industry.


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