AWE have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Electrical/Electronic Engineer to apply their technical knowledge, on a variety of weapons related projects, to support the UK's Warhead programme whilst also enjoying the benefits of a great work life balance that gives you every other Friday off.
Senior Electrical/Electronics Engineer
Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area (office based)
Salary: £42,650 - £67,400 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:
- A market leading contributory pension scheme
- A generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year, including Bank Holidays, plus every other Friday off)
- Flexible working hours
- Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
- AWE Life Insurance
- Salary sacrifice scheme
- Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
- Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)
Working as part of a small team of experienced engineers, this role offers candidates the opportunity to apply their domain knowledge and experience to gain the requisite depth of knowledge of warhead electrical systems so they can apply sound engineering principles to analyse these systems and develop their career with us.
Applicants should have experience in the designing, testing, and fault-finding of electrical/electronic equipment, with the ability to analyse and assess existing designs. Knowledge of the application of electronics to defence systems would be an advantage but not essential.
Whilst not to be considered a checklist, we would welcome applications from candidates who have the following knowledge, skills and experience:
This role will require someone who has:
The ability to make sound engineering judgments with limited data
The ability to undertake/manage trials and tests to verify component behaviour
Good written and oral communication skills
The ability to write clear and concise reports
The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Delivery of formal presentations to peers, management, and customers
Use of MS Office and in-house applications.
Candidates will need to have a degree qualification (or equivalent e.g. HNC plus vocational training) in electrical/electronic engineering, followed by relevant experience.
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.