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A leading technology and engineering services business that designs and manufactures bespoke battery systems for next-generation aerospace applications is currently looking to recruit a Senior Electronics Engineer. Responsible for the full development lifecycle of the electronic aspects of a Battery Management System (BMS). They will need to work closely with the systems and embedded team members.

Initially, the role will focus on the development of a BMS and building an electronics team to support this. There are several project phases before full product certification is required.

The Senior Electronics Engineer will:

  • Develop and execute the electronics team strategy, processes, toolchains, and innovation
  • Nurture and grow the electronics team
  • Provide technical leadership in the full development lifecycle of HV batteries, BMS, and electric aircraft powertrain integration
  • Engage with customers prior to and throughout programmes
  • Work with the commercial team to evaluate opportunities and prepare programme bids
  • Work with programme managers to plan and execute electronics programmes
  • Engineering sign-off of electronics 

The successful Senior Electronics Engineer will have:

  • Engineering Degree or related discipline
  • Experience in designing a High Voltage Battery Management System (BMS)
  • PCB design experience
  • A degree in Electronic Engineering
  • Strong knowledge of ARP 4754 and DO-254 (Aerospace electronic hardware development lifecycle) and or ISO26262 automotive equivalent
  • Membership of an industry-related professional body is advantageous but not essential
  • Strong knowledge of aerospace Design Assurance Levels (DAL), or Automotive Safety Integrity Levels (ASIL)
  • Knowledge of battery test standards and regulations such as DO-311A, and UN 38.3 is advantageous but not essential
  • PCB design using Altium
  • FPGA experience