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Electronics Engineer – Satellite & Space

Melbourn, near Cambridge, UK
Competitive salary
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Scientific, Systems
Job Type

Put yourself at the forefront of the innovation race, helping to defend and protect the UK from the latest technological and cyber threats.

At TTP, multidisciplinary teams of scientists, engineers and designers collaborate closely to solve complex problems and create disruptive technologies. Our clients range from innovative start-ups to some of the world’s largest and most respected companies.

About you

Your role will leverage existing Electronics skillsets offering you the creative space and multidisciplinary supportive team to develop existing and create new blue-sky systems and technologies. As an Electronics Engineer your role can be shaped how you want, with collaborative opportunities in business development, project management responsibility as well as the opportunity to go all out focusing on a particular technical challenge at system or device level.

As we enter the “new space” era with the realm of space opening up to commercialisation, the satellite and space team at TTP appreciates that core skillsets from a diverse range of backgrounds are likely to be transferable to our exciting projects in the satellite and space sector. You will be working on diverse projects ranging from designing systems for reliable and ubiquitous connectivity to enable drones delivering blood samples between hospitals to designing systems for satellite connectivity that enable constellations for earth observation and monitoring to track and decelerate climate change.

Our facilities are varied with a dedicated Satellite & Space RF laboratory including anechoic chamber as well as an on-site micro-fabrication facility and general physics & materials laboratories.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Hardware electronics circuit design, ideally with experience of using Altium
  • Power supply design experience A
  • dvanced knowledge of:
    • Analog electronics;
    • PCB technologies
    • RF and microwave electronics
    • Power Electronics
    • High-speed digital electronics Firmware (C, Python)
    • Antennas
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to thrive in a business environment Strong experimental and problem-solving skills


TTP Group is an employee-owned business operating from green surroundings in Melbourn, just south of Cambridge. Our working culture encourages entrepreneurship, shared ideas and technical collaboration, while providing you with the freedom to do your best work. We value our collaborative culture and the benefit in-person interaction brings to our colleagues and to the business. We also understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexibility in how you self-manage your working week.

Our benefits include:

  • Annual profit-related bonus
  • Employer pension contribution of 12% of pensionable pay
  • Private medical insurance for employees and dependants
  • Free lunch and all-day refreshments
  • Life insurance worth 6 x salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave, with the option to return part-time for a year
  • Electric car leasing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • A wide range of activities including squash, Zumba, yoga, arts and crafts, and TTP’s own rock band
  • Local sports facilities and theatre discounts and memberships
  • A comprehensive relocation package is also available, if applicable

Inclusion and Diversity

Our business revolves around collaborating with one another to tackle genuinely hard problems. We fundamentally believe in the power and importance of diversity – both for our community and for the overall success of our business. We, therefore, encourage applications from all individuals.

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