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Senior Engineer - Electronics Design

  • Role Type
  • Contract

  • Location
  • Cambridge

  • Closing Date
  • 29/11/2019

Job Description

Job Purpose

Due to expansion of our Hybrid & Electric Systems team we seek new applicants for the position of Senior Engineer - Electronics Design.
Working as a part of multinational team you will be involved in a range of automotive projects including: EV power train, charging and power conversion systems, engine management systems, control system prototyping/simulation, electrical machine control

The Electronics Design Engineer is responsible for electronics circuit design, including analogue, digital and mixed signal designs, PCB design, system design and implementation, test equipment design, test and validation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Define electrical and test requirements
  • Detailed electrical circuit design
  • Electronic circuit analysis and simulations
  • Schematic capture and support of PCB layout
  • Liaison with mechanical and thermal engineering teams for enclosure design
  • Development of test equipment and test procedures to test and qualify analog and digital circuit boards or electronics modules
  • Support of prototype and volume manufacture
  • Prototype debug and test
  • Implementing the company procedures, safety and quality standards during the development process

The ideal candidate will have most of the following

  • BSEE/BSc/BEng in a relevant discipline
  • Good understanding and experience of digital, analogue and mixed signal circuit design
  • Good understanding and experience with low to mid power switched-mode power conversion
  • Understanding of automotive electronics development processes
  • Circuit simulation and computer-aided design tools (CAD)
  • Printed circuit board layout, interconnection, packaging, EMC and EMI

Additional Skills That Would Be Advantageous Include:

  • Experience with power electronic and energy conversion for (hybrid) electric vehicles
  • Electric motor and generator control applications
  • Battery packs and battery management systems
  • System test equipment design
  • Design and validation for manufacturing
  • Industrial control and automation
  • Experience with Test Equipment Design, LabVIEW programming
  • Functional safety standards ISO26262 or/and IEC61508