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Electronics Team Lead


Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the products you must be able to obtain SC Clearance.

My client is a market leading manufacturer technology for defence applications.

Due to continued and sustained growth they are currently looking to add a number of Electronics Team Leads to the Electronic Design Function on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be the design authority for specific electronics units and will lead multi-disciplinary engineering teams to define, develop, verify, qualify and manufacture the units.

Interfaces to various stakeholders, such as the project core team and other functional entities will need to be managed effectively to ensure the products are delivered in a timely manner and will integrate to the other parts of the system.

The role is substantially technical, although an amount of project and functional management (of electronics assigned resources) will be required.

The role is an ideal way to gain visibility across the company and gain hands-on experience of complex equipment development.

The role is also suitable for those wanting to progress into larger team leadership roles and who can clearly demonstrate the ability to lead smaller technical teams.

Qualifications / Experience:
-Proven relevant electronics design experience (likely to be the design of 3 or 4 complex electronic items using the latest technologies), preferably for harsh environments (EMC, Vibration, thermal).
-Proven ability to manage the development and delivery of electronic equipment including associated technologies (mechanical, safety …) through all stages of the development process
-Ideally degree qualified
-Planning and organisation skills with a record of delivering to time and cost
-Strong negotiating and influencing skills;
-Strong communication skills with the ability to network and influence across stakeholders including other cultures
-Self-starter with drive, energy and enthusiasm and a clear focus on delivery and results.

This is a technically focussed leadership role that includes some planning and people development activities.

Commutable from:
Stevenage, Bedford, Milton Keynes, London, Cambridge, Braintree, Luton, Aylesbury

Key Words:
Electronic, Sub-System, Equipment, Design, Hardware, Defence, SC, FPGA, Xilinx, VHDL, Altera, Analog, Analogue, Digital, Engineer, Development, Manager, Leader, Principal, Senior, Lead, Team

For more information or to apply please contact;
Paul Randall 02392322385

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