Electronics Design Engineer

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Solihull
Closing date
30 Dec 2022

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Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
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As a global aerospace company at the forefront of technology development for aircraft electrification and electric propulsion systems the Electronics Controls and Motor Systems (ECMS) business unit is looking for an electronics design engineer, with experience in analogue and digital design.
We are seeking experienced, talented, and enthusiastic electronics design engineers.
If your background is in automotive, telecoms, rail, medical, different areas of aerospace or other safety critical industry you are invited to apply.
Successful candidates will benefit from working with a dynamic multifunctional team, as well as having access to a world-class internal training and education programme, developed by subject matter and technical experts within the company globally.
Successful candidates will form part of an employee culture which actively promotes health and well-being, diversity, and inclusion.
Essential Skills and Experience
  • Ability to design low power analogue and digital electronic circuits.
  • Demonstratable experience of designing precision analogue and digital signal conditioning electronics, such as LVDT interfaces, Resolver excitation/conditioning, Instrumentation Amplifiers, Temperature and Pressure Sensors, Solenoids & other PWM circuits and SMPUs.
  • Good experience of circuit simulation techniques using simulation tools e.g. LT-Spice, SiMetrix, Saber, Tina, Mathcad, MATLAB, Simulink etc.
  • Good experience of schematic entry and PCB design tools e.g. Mentor Graphics, Cadence, Altium or similar.
  • Good understanding and experience of PCB layout methodology for precision mixed signal circuitry.
  • Experience of circuit design verification and generation of test specification and reports.
  • Good technical authoring skills.
  • Demonstrable Time Management skills.
  • Good team working capability.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.
Desirable Capabilities
The favourable candidate should have some of the additional qualities/skills stated below:
  • Design for EMC compliance.
  • Experience of designing for communication protocols, for example CAN, ARINC & AFDX.
  • DFM, DFT & designing to cost.
  • An understanding of BLDC and motor drive technology.
  • Knowledge of programming languages i.e., VHDL, Python and C is not essential but advantageous.
  • Knowledge of DO-160 / ARP4754 and designing to D0-254/EUROCAE ED-80.
  • Design for operation over extended temperature ranges, -55°C to 125°C.
  • Experience of embedded controller electronic design using FPGA/Processor/Micro-Controllers.
  • Experience of design analysis for embedded controller hardware development.
  • Experience of de-bugging embedded controller hardware.
  • Cost and time estimation.


Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.


Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.


With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.


Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

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