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Digital Electronics Engineer

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Recruiter: BAE Systems
Listed on: 22nd January
Location: Chelmsford
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Digital Electronics Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in the digital electronic aspects of radar hardware design? We currently have a vacancy for a Digital Electronics Engineer at our site in Great Baddow.

As a Digital Electronics Engineer, you will be undertaking design and design maintenance tasks in respect of both new products and technology insertion into legacy products.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate and apply your breadth of knowledge, skills and experience of engineering and company approaches, techniques and governance in the digital electronics domain.

Your main responsibilities as a Digital Electronics Engineer will involve:

Design and development of digital electronic assemblies, from specification through to release into service

Carrying out the design of Boolean logic and sequential logic circuitry

Designing using discrete active components (transistors, diodes, operational amplifiers)

Designing using VHDL design language and methodology

Producing designs to programme ASICs and FPGAs

Component selection, schematic capture, and support to PCB layout

Specification of bespoke procured items

Interfacing with related disciplines including mechanical/thermal engineering, ILS, Safety, and Product Data Management

Verification of components and sub-systems using a combination of simulation, analysis, test, and assurance techniques

Able to follow the engineering lifecycle and contribute to progress and design reviews

Your skills and qualifications:


Degree or equivalent qualification/experience in Electronic Engineering
CEng or equivalent qualification or willing to work towards
Experience of complex digital design techniques and / or FPGA design
Experience of generating component level designs for introduction into volume production
Integration, design proving and defect resolution


Previous experience of operating in a defence or high safety integrity environment

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a proactive individual with excellent problem solving skills in both creating and analytical areas, allowing you to resolve complex and challenging technical problems. You will be able to demonstrate this through your concise, logical and accurate communication skills.

Location: Great Baddow

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.