Deputy Design Authority- Electronics

Aeropeople Ltd Live
27th March 2024
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Job Type


Job Title: Deputy Design Authority- Electronics
Salary:up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience + 10% bonus
Location: Portsmouth

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world's leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a Deputy Design Authority- Electronics. The role will be based in Portsmouth and offers the opportunity for hybrid working and flexible working hours- individual circumstances will be discussed.
They work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
You will be joining the Underwater Weapons Development team as the Deputy Design Authority - Electronics, you will be responsible for over sight and support to design authorities of sub systems for an underwater weapon system. The role will provide you with the opportunity to join various complex development projects. You will see the full lifecycle and contribute through all phases.

Main Responsibilities:

• Lead peer and design reviews of electrical and electronic sub-systems
• Support engineers in detailed electronic circuit design including component selection, evaluation, simulation, schematic capture, and liaising with PCB design teams
• Support engineers in the specification of bespoke procured hardware
• Design verification using a combination of simulation, analysis, and test techniques, including support to EMC test houses and customer installations
• Generate design documentation and technical reports
• Interfacing with related disciplines
• Support system integration activities
• Apply knowledge and technical skills together with general engineering experience to solve technical issues as they arise
• Ensure that the design complies with all appropriate safety legislation and key customer requirements
• Provide support to other areas of the project and ensure that the appropriate level of peer review activity is undertaken

• Enhanced Pension scheme- up to 14% combined
• Flexible working pattern including working from home/ flexible start and finish times
• 25 holiday days plus bank holidays- 26 days after 5 years' service/ 27 days after 10 years' service
• Shared Incentive Plan
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Life Assurance (you and your spouse/ partner)- 6 x salary
• Ill Health Income Protection/ Private Medical Insurance- 50% of salary

About You:

• A degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or strongly related subject
• Generating component level electronic designs for introduction into volume production
• Digital design including processor interfacing, memory devices, PLD interfacing, UARTs, SPI, I2C, Ethernet etc
• ADC/DAC devices and techniques
• Analogue design including op-amps, transistor-level design, control loops and low noise techniques
• High power techniques
• Experience of design proving activities to ensure compliance against environmental requirements including EMC
• Good appreciation of mechanical design
• Substantial experience of design proving, integration, and defect resolution
• Substantial experience of gathering of evidence to support acceptance, fitness for purpose, legislative requirements, and safety
• A rigorous approach to the safety aspects associated with high power/high voltage equipment
• Previous experience of operating in a defence or high safety integrity environment (preferred)

You must be eligible to apply for SC clearance and, therefore, must hold a British passport and have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years

About Aeropeople:
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Aeropeople's expertise and experience is entrenched in the aerospace, aviation, engineering, motorsport, automotive, and defence industries. We have the insight and know-how at both a local and international level to help bring people and businesses together, saving time and energy. Our capability is validated through our Engineering Services division encompassing Aircraft Line Maintenance services and Continuing Airworthiness Maintenance Organisation (CAMO), combined with our Aviation Training division offering technical training aircraft courses.

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