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Electronics HW Engineer

  • Location:

    Cheltenham

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £45 per day

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    GEGOPA00107412_1632125575

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Electronics HW Engineer- Cheltenham
£45/h

Key activities are:
- Determine the current build state of the 270V/28VDC converter module prototypes and carry out the necessary modification to bring all units up to the same build standard.
- Complete commissioning/ATP tests on the converter module prototypes.
- Plan and carry out verification testing on the converter modules.
- Plan and carry out qualification de-risk testing (mainly EMC, possibly some shock/vibration) on the fully assembled converter modules.
- Document all verification and qualification test results in line with the project plan. Carry out any root cause/corrective action work in the event of test failures.
Responsible for executing the verification and qualification de-risk activities outlined above.
Project management and technical oversight will be provided by the existing project team.
- Relevant Degree (e.g. Electronics/Electrical Engineering) from an accredited university or college or equivalent level of knowledge or experience.
- Demonstrable experience in the specification, design, testing and integration of high power (>1kW) converters or solid state power switching hardware
- Full lifecycle domain expertise
- Experience in the design and testing of hardware for HV (>200V) DC systems
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Experience in the design and testing of hardware for aircraft power distribution systems.
- Demonstrable experience in the use of PWB CAD and circuit simulation tools.
- Design for aviation or other safety critical applications.