Electronics Development Lead Engineer - Switzerland

  • Job Location: Switzerland
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 23/03/2020

Our client, based in Switzerland are looking for an Electronic Development Lead Engineer to join the team on an initial contract basis. This position would suit someone with Space industry experience, but is also open to Engineers with relevant experience in the Avionics or Defence industry.

You will contribute to the development of control and driving electronics for a satellite constellation program.

Your tasks will include:

- Requirements definition at electronics board level
- Detailed design including trade-off, analysis, schematics capturing
- Verification of electrical circuits by review, analysis and simulation
- Coordination of Unit Interface Equipment (UIE) / EGSE definition and commissioning
- Prototype and Flight electronics commissioning and testing
- Assembly, Integration and Testing (AIT) support
- Establish and maintain engineering plans and activities schedules (e.g. in MS Project)
- Coordination of a small team of development engineers
- Establish and maintain progress reports
- Liaise with Line Managers and project core team


- 5+ years’ experience in space industry or avionics industry or defense industry
- Master degree in electrical or electronic engineering
- Experience in Architecture definition at electronics board level: PCB, CCA (equivalently called PCBA)
- Experience with selection of COTS EEE parts
- Experience in control and digital electronics development
- Experience with components in digital Electronics: commercial and flight FPGAs, commercial and flight DSP, commercial and flight CPUs
- Experience in motors and actuators driver electronics development
- Experience with EMC design and analysis of electronics systems/sub-systems
- Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink, Python or similar
- Experience in development activities scheduling and coordination
- Experience with radiation mitigation techniques in electronics design is an advantage
- Experience with Requirements Management in DOORS is an advantage
- Experience with RF design is an advantage, but not mandatory
- PCB/CCA Layouting is an asset, but not mandatory
- Experience with Mentor Graphics is an asset, but not mandatory
- Ability to communicate fluently in both spoken and written English
- Pronounced self-motivation and commitment in connection with a strong sense of responsibility and reliability
- Pronounced communication skills and proven experience in working in international environment

If this position is of interest, please apply, or alternatively please contact Matt at Capital International Staffing for more information:


Electronics | Design | Architecture | Space | EEE | PCB | Electronic Boards | EMC | Systems | Subsystems | Hardware | Satellite | Matlab | Simulink

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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