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Electronics Engineer - Team Lead

Farnborough, Hampshire
£50,000 to £60,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Our Client Based in Farnborough is looking for an Electronics Engineer Team Lead to join their team; this is a full time, permanent opportunity. Our Client is an innovative maritime robotics focussed technology company with significant shareholders. You will ideally be a highly skilled and experienced Electronics Engineer that will lead a small team in the design, validation and qualification of the electrical system of our in-house developed autonomous underwater drone and its handling system. Job Description You will be self-driven to deliver high quality electronics design and create innovative solutions. Have the skill and the experience to lead a small team of electronic engineers and the ability to drive the team to meet the requirements within the approved deadlines. Are hands-on, curious, self-motivated, and, energised by the opportunity to solve complex problems and to work in a multi-disciplinary team. Possess strong communication skills to enable you to co-ordinate well your team and to collaborate with the other teams in the engineering department. Have experience in bringing designs from concept to fruition and supporting their simulation, manufacturing, testing and integration. Are able to produce detailed documentation and put in place systems that would allow the team to work with best efficiency. Degree in Electronic Engineering, Physics or equivalent. At least 10 years experience in the design of complex electronic circuits and/or robotics systems (including part selection, circuit design and simulation, PCB layout). Ability to coordinate with 3rd Party electrical design engineering firms to deliver PCB products. Have a proactive attitude and a professional approach to enable working independently with confidence. Be a productive team leader with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to design and perform testing of components for reliability and functionality. Display in depth knowledge of microprocessors, high efficiency step-up and step-down DC/DC converters, A/D converters, control systems (PID), timing systems, motor drivers, DC motors, stepper motors, digital encoders, RF systems and of the following protocols: SPI, I2C, RS232, RS485, RS422, Ethernet. Ability to design circuits with limited power budgets. Experience in EMI shielding design and noise level reduction on analogue systems. Firmware development experience in C or C++ Experience in CAD software related to PCB experience. Excellent knowledge of lab equipment (oscilloscope, function generators, mustimeters, spectrum analysers, etc.) and good soldering skills. Excellent applied physics and mathematics skill related to electronic design. In depth experience in the design of the electronics for autonomous drones. Experience in the design of digitizers (24 & 32bit ADC), DC motor sizing and selection experience. Experience with high accuracy time synchronization systems based on OCXO/ VTCXO/atomic clocks. In depth knowledge of lithium ion batteries and BMS. You will lead a team of electronic engineers to execute complex electronic design projects from concept to boards manufacturing, including testing, troubleshooting and integration with other subsystems. You will specify subsystem requirements based on high level functional requirements, including subsystems power budgets. Evaluate electronic components including sensors, electronic submodules from vendors with a focus on PCB design, microcontrollers, data conversion chips, passive components, semiconductors. Evaluate and implement best PCB design practices, industry standards and wiring practices. Confirm systems design by designing tests and validation routines. Preparing product reports and recommendations on components, to management, for selection. Evaluate and implement DC power control electronics with position feedback, communications electronics, data storage electronics. Assist the software team in developing, testing, debugging and programming firmware. You will be responsible of providing to the operation and procurement team BOM and Gerber files to be sent to third party companies for the manufacturing of high quality PCBs. Test and performance evaluation of the timing system. Aid safety officer in compliance with applicable electrical laws and safety best practices
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  • Job Reference: 706061668-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Intec Recruitment
    Intec Recruitment
  • Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Contract