Senior Electronics Engineer x 2

Surrey Hills
The salary range will be £39,324 - £46,924 per annum
10 Apr 2017
07 May 2017
Full Time

UCL Space & Climate Physics

Senior Electronics Engineer x 2

Ref: 1637640 

The appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 8. The salary range will be £39,324 - £46,924 per annum, exclusive of London Allowance.

These posts are in the Department of Space and Climate Physics ( ) at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) located in its own campus in the Surrey Hills. MSSL is the UK’s largest university space research group. Space science is a discipline that demands highly innovative technologies and MSSL has an international reputation for excellence in this area.

Applications are invited for the post of Senior Electronics Engineer within the electronics engineering group at MSSL. There are a number of ongoing projects that these applications relates to initially. The development and test of Charged Coupled Devices (CCD) front end read-out electronics. Front-end electronics are located within the instruments focal plane next to the CCDs and provide all the necessary functions to clock the CCD and read out images. Communications with data processing units are via Spacewire high speed digital link implemented within a field programmable gate array based digital control system. National Instruments LabVIEW is widely used in our ground check-out systems and we use Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools from Mentor Graphics for PCB and FPGA design. This post is for 2 years in the first instance.

The post holders will act as senior electronics engineer responsible for the design, development, analysis and characterisation of space flight electronics and all earlier models for projects currently underway at MSSL. The post holders will work closely within small teams to show compliance to mission requirements and will also interact with members of consortia and industry.

A first degree in electronic engineering or equivalent qualification and a strong proven background in the design of digital electronics systems.

More detailed information about the post, a job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page (Further details). Further details about MSSL can be found by clicking apply.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Libby Daghorn ( ).

Closing Date: 7 May 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications:23:59

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

This position does not meet the resident labour market test under UK Visas and Immigration rules and therefore UCL would be unable to obtain the right to work for non-EEA nationals whose employment would require a Tier 2 visa.

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