PCB Layout Engineer

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    €60.00 - €70.00 per hour

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    Francis Macaulay

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    6 months

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PCB Designer
High-Speed Digital Electronics (f/m/d)
6 month contract
Up to 70 CHF per hour
Zurich, Switzerland

A fantastic opportunity to join a world class engineering business shaping the future of smart technology solutions for safety-critical applications in Aerospace, Defence and Security.

On a state-of-the-art facility, you will join a fast-growing and internationally diverse Swiss branch of the group, and benefit from a high technical challenge, where you are given the licence to develop innovate space systems.

We are looking for a High Speed Digital Electronics PCB Designer to strongly contribute to the development of transceiver electronics for a satellite constellation program.

This includes the following responsibilities:

  • Conceptual design including trade-offs
  • PCB design for prototypes and flight hardware following standards like ECSS, MIL and IPC
  • Verification of electrical circuits by review, analysis and simulation
  • Collaboration in a multidisciplinary team, e.g., for mechanical and thermal aspects
  • Electronics board commissioning and testing
  • Support of assembly, integration and testing
  • Establish and maintain design configuration
  • Establish technical documentation like design descriptions, analysis (worst-case, parts stress) and test reports
  • Liaise with line manager and project core team

Your background and skills:

  • Master degree in electronic or telecommunications engineering
  • Proven experience with High-Speed digital PCB design (e.g. 10 Gbps and more), from concept design to production phase
  • 5+ years' industry experience (space industry is an advantage)
  • Proven experience in schematics entry and PCB layout (knowledge of Mentor Graphics Xpedition is an advantage)
  • Experience with components in digital electronics: FPGAs, DSPs and CPUs including high-speed transceivers
  • Experience with signal and power integrity simulation is an advantage
  • Experience with radiation mitigation techniques in electronics design is an advantage
  • Ability to communicate fluently in both spoken and written English

This is an important hire for the team so if you are interested and wish to learn more then please apply and your CV