Navtech Radar

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Electronics Engineer

The position - electronics engineer

Navtech Radar is looking for a talented and methodical Electronics Engineer, to join our expanding R&D team. You will be involved in the full development cycle from concept through to Production handover and be capable of technical leadership in an Agile development environment.

The role offers a good scope for personal growth and development. 

Company overview - Navtech Radar

Navtech Radar is a world-leading innovator, and multi-award-winning designer and manufacturer of commercially deployed radar solutions. Our ground-breaking technology is utilised by clients worldwide, across many industry sectors, from Perimeter Security Surveillance and Industrial Automation to Traffic Incident Detection on Smart Highways and as part of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

As part of Halma plc, a FTSE 100 company, you will be joining a group of companies whose mission is to make the world cleaner, safer, and healthier.

Our work headquarters 

Our offices are nestled in the picturesque village of Ardington, South Oxfordshire, within an easy commute from areas of Reading, Swindon, Newbury and Oxford. You should also expect some travel to suppliers, customers and test locations.

Our culture and benefits

We help create the right environment for our dedicated staff by providing a flexible, fun, friendly, and family feel. We are dog friendly and enjoy family, friends and group events. We have plenty of free parking for our employees and provide you with options to join colleagues on lunchtime walks, biking and other pursuits. We care about our staff, in fact, our culture is developed by them, for them!

Key accountabilities
  • As our Electronics engineer you will become a product expert in order to support/maintain/improve existing products using good engineering practices and regulatory standards.
  • Conduct Research and Development activities for radar systems.
  • Capture requirements and specifications from inside and outside the business.
  • Responsible for design quality.
  • Electronics development cycle including schematic capture, simulation, PCB design and layout.
  • PCB manufacturing release pack.
  • CAD library management.
  • FPGA/VHDL development.
  • Regulatory testing including Radio, EMC compliance and electrical safety testing.
  • Board level verification testing and system bring up.
  • PCB manufacturing release pack.
  • Field testing including planning, organising and executing.
  •  Provide technical support to Production Engineering as required, including support for individual unit failures, either from the production line or with customer returns.
  • Adhere to company and department processes.
  • Contribute to continual improvement initiatives within the team.
Key competencies: 

As our ideal candidate you will have in depth knowledge of Electronics, Test and Electro-Mechanical systems. You will be a keen problem solver with a focus on detail and high-quality reporting.

  • Capability to lead technical projects.
  • Great level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • A thorough and methodological approach to work.
Knowledge and experience:
  • Electronic or related degree with a strong track record of design and verification.
  • Minimum 3 years industrial experience.
  • Experience of environmental testing.
  • Experience of using Siemens (Mentor) PADS would be ideal although not essential.

    Experience of radar technology is preferred but not necessary, as full product specific training will be provided.

We are always looking for the right people so, even if you don’t feel that you tick every box, if you feel that the role and the company would be a good fit for you then please get in touch with us.

Salary and benefits

£30,000-£40,000 per annum
Other benefits include a generous profit share bonus scheme, pension contributions and holiday loyalty scheme.

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