Senior Electronics Design Engineer

Job Description

Senior Electronics Design Engineer – Aerospace, Defence, Radio Communications


Our client is a high successful global company they are looking for a Senior Electronics Design Engineer who has solid relevant design experience and a breadth of understanding across other relevant engineering domains.  They will work as a member of the Electronics Systems Group and will lead or be part of a team responsible for new product development activities ranging from low level research to market driven and customer specific technology advancements.  Tasks will include design, development, testing, verification and documentation of electronic assemblies with emphasis on strict adherence to procedural processes.  A small amount of legacy product support and occasional off-bookings for strategic, training or process improvement purposes is expected. 

The Senior Electronics Engineer will operate under minimal supervision and will be capable of delivering work packages within the prescribed bounds of schedule, cost and quality.  The successful applicant will be required to provide inputs to assist in the preparation of technology development roadmaps and will foster a spirit of innovation and creativity within the wider team.  The Senior Electronics Engineer will mentor and support the other members of the development team in order to assist their personal growth and improve the overall design capability of the function.  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in the dynamic aerospace industry and contribute to world beating technologies such as digital beam forming for GNSS and communications applications, radio, direction finding and logic translators for the control of antenna systems.


As a Senior Electronics Design Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include demonstrable competence across a number of the following areas: 

  • Substantial experience in a relevant environment.

  • Project team leadership.

  • Development lifecycle management for both research and customer driven products.

  • Analogue circuit design.

  • Digital Hardware Design.

  • Embedded Software / Firmware coding. Proven experience with main FPGA families (Altera, Xilinx) and the main DSP families (Analog Devices, TI, Freescale).

  • Innovative approach and 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.


Demonstrable competence in the following areas would be considered an advantage:

  • Experience with major FPGA families (Xilinx, Altera) and / or General-Purpose DSP families (Analog Devices, TI, Freescale).

  • Embedded programming experience (firmware and software).

  • Digital Hardware Design.

  • RF Hardware Design (up to 2GHz)

  • Familiarity with PC-based software development languages such as Delphi and C++.

  • Coding capability in MatLab or similar modelling package

  • Use of Simulink or similar modelling tools

  • DSP software / algorithm design


Keywords:  DSP, Electronics, Design, Digital, Analogue, FPGA, VHF, Antenna, GNSS, Altera, Xilinx, Embedded Software, RF, Delphi, C++, Matlab, Modelling, Simulink


Senior Electronics Design Engineer – Aerospace, Defence, Radio Communications

Salary:  Competitive with bonus and large company benefits including flexi time and pension

Location:  Marlow, Buckinghamshire