Electronics Engineer

Bristol, United Kingdom (UK), AKKA [2019-9163]

Field(s) of expertise
Electronics Engineering
Job type

About this job

As a lead Electronics Reliability Engineer, you will lead the reliability effort of highly complex and critical systems, electronic subsystems, and electro-mechanical devices, and inform senior project and line management of reliability risks. Your work will focus on improving  designs, verifying the designs will meet customer requirements, and identifying risks to project success.


  • Verifying the reliability of systems, subsystems, and assemblies down to the circuit and component level, as well as electro-mechanical devices
  • The performance and documentation of design verification analyses and the independent review of these analyses
  • Working with design organizations to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues, supporting the closure of anomaly reports
  • Making and evaluating technical trade-offs with regard to risk, cost, and schedule for a project
  • Coordinating reliability tasks, managing support personnel, and interfacing with customers to support successful reliability assurance activities for a project


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, or related technical discipline with typically a minimum of 5 years of related experience; master’s degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 3 years of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 3 years of related experience.
  • Wide-ranging experience and advanced knowledge in circuit analyses including, but not limited to electronic parts-stress analysis (EPSA), worst-case circuit analysis (WCA), power supply transient analysis (PSTA), single-event effects analysis (SEEA), and failure modes, effects, and criticality analysis (FMECA).
  • Detailed knowledge and significant expertise of one, or more, of the following circuit technologies: analog, digital, mixed signal, or RF.
  • Rail signalling experience
  • Experience with system reliability concepts and tools.
  • Experience with the latest industry FPGA development tools and design flow.
  • Experience with cost estimation, managing financial accounts, preparing work agreements, technical risk assessment, and reliability assurance-related anomaly report resolution.

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