Electronics Design Engineer

Job Reference: BBBH71110

Posted by: Carl Delaney

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Industry: Electronics
Stevenage, UK

Description of role:

World Class Defence Organisation (the role can be a split of working Onsite and Working From Home) is currently looking to recruit 5x Electronics Design Engineer subcontractors on an initial 12 month contract. The onsite locations can be either Bolton, Bristol or Stevenage – depending on your preference

Hourly Rate: £Negotiable hourly rate

Contract Duration: 12 Months (initially and then ongoing and long-term thereafter)

Electronics Design Engineer Job Description:

The Electronic Engineering function is a friendly and supportive environment. Within the function, you will be working with other engineers who have a collective wealth of experience across a wide range technologies and products and are happy to share their knowledge to support one another, ensuring opportunities for improvement are identified and best practice is upheld.

The experience you bring will be met with enthusiasm and you will be encouraged to share any learning.


You will be responsible for developing cutting-edge electronic solutions for weapon systems. This will include on board missile sub-systems and Land, Sea and Air based Firing Units. Your role will entail responsibility for the quality and performance of the electronic solution together with providing cost and schedule updates to a project manager.

You will have a sound track record in electronic design capability throughout the product life cycle, i.e. early concept through to production. The technical solutions you will implement will range across the Power and Analogue Electronics sphere of expertise and will be at both sub-system and board level.

This role will require you to liaise with other domains, e.g. Software, Firmware, Mechanical, Environmental, EMC etc. to ensure your designs perform in all respects to the requirements placed upon you. In so doing you will be key to delivering world class missile solutions to our customers.

Conducting Technical investigations on Prime Hardware or Test Equipment

Evaluating issues and proposing and delivering design changes

Supporting the Manufacturing teams to enable the continuation of production

Liaising with Design teams to ensure route cause and corrective actions are implemented

Obsolescence investigations and preventative design changes

Designing test equipment and solutions to aid in the manufacturing process

Skillset/experience required:

Significant proven experience in the design of Digital and Analogue electronics, preferably in the defence industry, (but not essential). Experience of switch mode power supplies would also be an advantage, (but not essential).

Work well in a multifunctional and multi-skilled team environment, supporting knowledge transfer to/from colleagues

You’ll be prepared to work autonomously if needed, lead the delivery of your work assignments, and actively engage with stakeholders to ensure successful delivery of your outputs.

Experience in supporting manufacturing and resolving manufacturing issues is an advantage, but not essential.

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