SENIOR ELECTRONICS ENGINEER Location: Cottenham, Cambridge   COUNTRY: UK

Cosworth is a global technology business that delivers high performance engines and electronic solutions for customers in the automotive and motorsport sectors.

Our motorsport heritage gives us the knowledge and passion for innovation, performance, and reliability. We are constantly seeking innovative ways to redefine the boundaries, while striving to deliver the reliability that customers expect.

We now require Electronic Engineers to develop Cosworth’s next generation video and data acquisition systems.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced electronics engineer to join an exciting team of engineers developing new solutions within the automotive and motorsport sector. The role needs an engineer who enjoys hands-on hardware development to come to a robust product solution. The role also demands someone who can communicate well at all levels within the company and who can manage their own time as well as organise a team to come to a technical solution.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Development of electronics hardware for automotive and motorsport products
  • Requirements capture and evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
  • Circuit design, analysis and documentation
  • Design verification and validation testing
  • Appropriate documentation of the design to allow long term support of the product.

ESSENTIAL

  • Degree qualified with a bias towards electrical and electronic engineering.
  • Analogue and/or Digital electronics design experience, including concept and detailed design work
  • Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation
  • Able to clearly formulate and communicate complex design concepts.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment, or on an individual basis
  • Solid oral and written communication skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Analogue and Digital Electronics Experience:
    • Microprocessors, controllers and high speed digital design.
    • Serial interfaces: I2C, SPI, UART
    • Automotive interfaces: CAN, LIN, FLEXRAY, Broadreach
    • Amplifiers, Filters
    • Sensor signal conditioning.
    • Ethernet interfacing.
    • RF, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth interfacing
  • Power Electronics:
    • Knowledge of Triac/SCRs, IGBTs & FET
    • Power supply design
    • DC Motor control
    • Actuator drives.
  • Design Techniques:
    • Circuit simulation & design tolerance analysis
    • Circuit electrical and thermal rating analysis
    • Design for high volume manufacture
    • Design for test, including JTAG, HALT, HAST
    • Robust design including FMEA techniques.

BENEFICIAL

  • Video Experience, Display technologies and camera topologies.
  • Knowledge and experience of programmable hardware design and verification of Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) based designs using a Hardware Description Language (HDL), specifically VHDL.

 

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