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Airbus Engineering
Location: Portsmouth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Defence
Category: Design / Development Jobs
Hardware Engineer - Circuit Design


AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of 70.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a Europeanleader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of theworld's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Job Description

We are looking for a Hardware Engineer (circuit designer) to join us at Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth. You will join our Modem System Product team and report to the Team Lead.

You will design specialised modem hardware for secure and resilient satellite communications links and gain hands-on experience in many facets of satellite communications engineering, with the opportunity to deal with challenging situations in a real world conditions.

The majority of your time will be spent on:

Requirements analysis and design response capture at detailed schematic and circuit board layout levels

Support through procurement, manufacture and integration phases, both with in-house departments and 3rd party suppliers

Acceptance testing (and fault diagnosis) at module and integrated unit levels

You will need to be able to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.

Tasks and Accountabilities

Generation of schematic design and circuit board layout design for both digital and RF circuit boards in Mentor Graphics

Design to meet the regulatory environment related to achieving CE marks on end products (e.g. RoHS/REACH/EN62368), including the production of evidential documentation

Testing and diagnosis of the resulting circuit boards in the final installation

Generation of Test documentation (both Design Proving and Production Level) for both individual circuit boards and the integrated unit

Your role could involve very occasional travel within the UK and worldwide.

Required Skills and Experience

A broad range of experience with mixed-signal (RF/analogue and digital) electronics design

Familiarity with Aircraft-level design and test standards (DO-254/DO-178/DO-160)

Experience in designing to meet Military/Aircraft-level environmental requirements (thermal/vibration/EMC) at both circuit board and unit level

Familiarity with Model-Based System Design techniques

What we can offer

In return we can offer a competitive salary with annual profit ; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and d parental leave and very strong, very real strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process – you can this with the Recruitment Business Partner who gets in touch if you are invited to interview. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence. #LI-AS1

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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