MMIC Engineer

Location
Hampshire
Salary
£41 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Ref
1144968
Contact
Frank White
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent
Principal Electro-Optics Engineer
£40,000 - £46,000
Southampton

Interested in becoming a Principal Electro-optics / Optoelectronics Engineer for one of the world's leading Defence & Aerospace companies?

Then this is a rare and exciting opportunity for Principal Engineer for development projects in high performance infrared focal plane array detectors. If you're successful in this role you will have the opportunity to work with all the latest tools and technology in this field of engineering, for one of the world's leaders in this field.

The role covers the full product life cycle, from early customer engagement and concept development, through to prototype verification and handing over a fully qualified product to manufacturing.

Key Responsibility Areas
*Responsible for the integrity and suitability of the design of products and for leading the lifecycle management of the product, including design reviews, verification, and qualification activities.
*Provide leadership to a technical team with a broad range of physics, mechanical and electronics skills.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
*Good degree or equivalent in Physics or relevant Engineering discipline (Electronics, Systems etc).MSc or PhD advantageous.
*Experience or an interest in electro-optics or semiconductor devices is also advantageous.
*Technical leadership, communications, problem solving, project planning, and technical writing skills.
*A high degree of numeracy is required, together with a track record of technical leadership in product development and an ability to negotiate, build consensus and influence effectively.
*A person who is a strong communicator, clear thinking and an organised problem solver would be well suited to this role.
*Industrial experience in a related technical field or in systems engineering is desirable.
*Must be able to draw clear conclusions from complex numerical data and be
*able to apply a range of physical principles (electrical, thermal, mechanical, optical) to a wide range of technological problems.
*To be able to coordinate efforts in, and over time, to lead the team's understanding in some of the following areas: silicon IC processes and design procedures, semiconductor manufacturing and design, infrared detectors and their applications, qualification procedures for military applications, cryogenic techniques.

Interested?

Then apply today and give Frank a call to get more info and if it sounds interesting, get in the running!