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Deputy Design Authority in Portsmouth, Hampshire



Portsmouth, Hampshire





Deputy Design Authority
Hampshire - Hybrid & Flexible working is available
Up to £60,000k

*** Due to the nature of the role and the industry you will be working, you will be required to achieve UK SC clearance ***

We are looking for a Deputy Design Authority, to work within the Electronics part of the business, you will be responsible for over sight and support to design authorities of sub-systems for an underwater system. You will be involved with various complex development projects, involved throughout the full lifecycle and contribute to all phases.

Day to Day you will be involved with -
Leading peer and design reviews of electrical and electronic sub-systems
Supporting engineers in detailed electronic circuit design including component selection, evaluation, simulation, schematic capture, and liaising with PCB design teams
Supporting engineers in the specification of bespoke procured hardware
Designing verification using a combination of simulation, analysis, and test techniques, including support to EMC test houses and customer installations
Generate design documentation and technical reports
Interfacing with related disciplines
Supporting system integration activities
Apply knowledge and technical skills together with general engineering experience to solve technical issues as they arise
Ensure that the design complies with all appropriate safety legislation and key customer requirements
Providing support to other areas of the project and ensure that the appropriate level of peer review activity is undertaken

You will need a degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering ora strongly related subject, and have experience in one or more of the following areas -
Generating component level electronic designs for introduction into volume production
Digital design including processor interfacing, memory devices, PLD interfacing, UARTs, SPI, I2C, Ethernet etc
ADC/DAC devices and techniques
Analogue design including op-amps, transistor-level design, control loops and low noise techniques
High power techniques
Experience of design proving activities to ensure compliance against environmental requirements including EMC
Good appreciation of mechanical design
Substantial experience of design proving, integration, and defect resolution
Substantial experience of gathering of evidence to support acceptance, fitness for purpose, legislative requirements, and safety
A rigorous approach to the safety aspects associated with high power/high voltage equipment
Previous experience of operating in a defence or high safety integrity environment (preferred)


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 123819_1717507486
Date posted 04 June 2024

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