Principal Electronic Engineer

  • Job Reference: N6030-662S
  • Date Posted: 26 July 2018
  • Location: Marlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

Principal Electronics Engineer – Antenna Systems, Military, Commercial, Satellite and Security market sectors


Our client is looking for Principal Electronics Engineer. The role is to help drive the introduction of new products by leading engineering teams in the development of novel processing techniques in support of radio, direction finding and beam forming applications. The development activities will range from low level research to market driven product developments.  The role will require close collaboration with Product Line Management and key customers to define market requirements for new products, support the evolution of the technology roadmaps, and develop the technical capability of the engineering function.  Salary is highly competitive plus bonus and excellent benefits, and is based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.


As the Principal Electronics Engineer skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Demonstrable competence across most of following areas are required:

Project team leadership

Development lifecycle management for both research and customer driven products

Digital Hardware Design, including the use of JTAG for verification and test

DSP Software Design

Proven experience with main FPGA families (Xilinx, Altera) or the main DSP families (Analog Devices, TI, Freescale)

Embedded programming experience (firmware and software)

Able to present new ideas to both customers and internal teams

Able to conduct low level, speculative research or follow structured development processes as required

Desired education and experience - Bachelors or Master’s Degree in an applicable science or engineering discipline.


Keywords:  Electronics, DSP, Hardware, Digital Design, FPGA, Xilinx, Altera, CAD, Embedded programming, firmware, software, antenna, satellite.


Principal Electronics Engineer

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Salary:  highly competitive plus bonus and excellent benefits