SPACE SYSTEM ELECTRONICS ENGINEER

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Squeezing big performance out of small satellites and CubeSats.

The group AAC Clyde Space offers turnkey solutions and services from mission design to on-orbit operations, including reliable customizable satellite platforms in the range of 1 to 50 Kg and a full range of subsystems for cube and small satellites. With unrivalled flight heritage and end-to-end service, AAC Clyde Space enables customers to reach their mission goals through a single, trusted point of contact. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and technically minded electronics engineer to contribute to our design of state-of-the-art satellite subsystems, with an emphasis on analogue and digital electronics. The candidate should show strong aptitude, share our enthusiasm for electronics and be a strong team player. Previous experience is not essential but will be considered.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Design of analogue and digital electronic systems for space applications
  • Architectural design and review of avionics and electronic systems
  • To improve current designs and undertake design reviews with the rest of the team
  • To engage with stakeholders (technicians, engineers and clients) to ensure correct functionality, operation, manufacture and integration of our systems in a timely manner
  • Generation and maintenance of technical design documentation including requirements capture, technical descriptions and user manuals

Skills required:

A successful candidate will have relevant experience in several of the following areas:

  • Candidate should be educated to at least Bachelor’s degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to work as part of a team of engineers to deliver work packages to time, cost and quality
  • Knowledge of power electronics and/or mixed signal systems
  • Knowledge or experience in performing analogue simulations, schematic capture and PCB layout (using any CAD/EDA software)
  • HDL design for FPGA systems. Analog/Digital Electronics hardware design experience
  • Design for Manufacture and Design for Test awareness
  • Ability to diagnose and debug new and existing electronic designs
  • Reliability design analyses
  • Experience designing Hardware/Software interfaces

Skills Desirable:

  • Embedded communication systems and standards, including use and understanding of CAN, SPI, I2C and UART
  • Experience with DSP algorithms or dataflow implementations
  • Experience of coding in C and Python (application and/or device drivers) will be beneficial
  • Test driven development and unit testing
  • Good understanding of systems and mission requirements
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
  • Ability to work independently and make educated decisions, as well as an ability to support junior team members
  • Knowledge of environmental testing and ESA quality management is considered a bonus

Tagged as: python, CAD, C++, PCB, I2C, SPI, CAN, uart

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