Grafton Technology

Senior Power Engineer - Analogue Design

Job Reference : GTL-2021-07-106

Location: Guildford, United Kingdom

  • Requirements capture and derivation from top level requirements to module level requirements
  • Design and delivery of Analogue/Power Electronics Modules in Spacecraft, which meet these requirements within the agreed schedule/cost
  • Management and verification of these requirements
  • Carrying out the required analysis to verify that these requirements will be met over the mission’s life-time, including FMECA, WCA, PSA, Reliability Analysis, etc
  • Specifying and carrying out the verification tests on hardware 
  • Authoring of technical documents (including test/verification plans, procedures and technical descriptions) 
  • Typical Analogue/Power Electronics Equipment in a spacecraft defined as follows: Batter Charge/Discharge Regulators, Power Distribution Modules, Relay/Activation Modules, Drive Electronics for motors/mechanism, DC-DC converters (range from 5W-1kW), Heater/Propulsion Control Boards, etc.

Skills & Experience:

5+ years Analogue/Power Electronics Design experience, ideally in the Space or Aerospace Industries

  • BBTEC / Degree in Electronics or equivalent
  • Excellent understanding of analogue and power electronics
  • Familiarity with microprocessor / FPGA interfacing 
  • Wide knowledge of electronic components, preferably for a space environment.
  • Excellent experience with schematic capture and simulation software (ie Mentor Graphics, CADSTAR, OrCAD PSPICE, etc.)
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Ability to work simultaneously on a variety of projects
  • Results orientated, can-do approach  Pro-active and able to take initiative
  • Decision making and creative problem solving skills
  • Highly organised with clear communication skills
  • Proven ability to deliver solutions under pressure and to tight timescales
  • Excellent inter-personal skills - both written and oral communications; ability to interface with customers and technical representatives
  • Good knowledge of MS Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Able to demonstrate company mindsets; accountability, one team, customers and projects rule and audacity