PCB Design Engineer

  • Job Reference: BSP402201S
  • Date Posted: 22 January 2024
  • Recruiter: Bluestream People
  • Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Car Allowance
  • Sector: Engineering, Engineering > Electronic / Electrical, Satellite, Space
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Mike
  • Email: info@bluestreampeople.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01235838568

Job Description

As PCB Design Engineer  you will be part of a rapidly expanding global space organisation at the forefront of technology.

As PCB Design Engineer  you will provide a design service, which includes Library management, Technical support, component placement, signal routing, peer reviews and creation of final documentation.  

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include

  • Providing a full PCB Design Layout Service to all Internal Programs, which include technologies from simple boards to complex multilayer, rigid/flexi-rigid, surface mount, impedance matched, RF etc.
  • Providing full PCB Design Layouts from Electronic, Mechanical and Environmental requirements
  • Ensuring designs and hardware are in accordance with requirements and conform to industry standards.
  • Collaborating with all stakeholders (internal and external) from conception through to delivery of Hardware
  • Supporting Hardware/Software/System integration, validation and qualification

Experience required

  • Educated to BSc or equivalent in Electronics or relevant subject
  • Previous commercial hardware product design
  • Designing PCBs to IPC class 3 / 3A
  • Development of satellite/payload equipment
  • Design of complex, high speed circuits implemented as high density, multi-layer (14+) PCBs
  • Strong circuit and PCB design and simulation tools (e.g. Allegro, ADS, SiWave, HFSS, CST)
  • PCB fabrication processes and technologies (materials, stack-ups etc.)
  • Hands on experience in the design of products that contain the following:
         • Microcontrollers / Digital Signal processors / FPGA / ASIC
         • High speed digital Interfaces (e.g. SerDes, ADC/DACs, etc)
         • Power supplies and sensors
         • RF and Mixed signal design

Rewards/Benefits include

  • Competitive base salary
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • Life insurance and long-term sick pay
  • Private healthcare


Our client is a leading global space mission partner, working across robotics, satellite systems, and space imagery who are pushing the boundaries to tackle big challenges with innovative and pioneering solutions. Company is continually growing which opens up opportunities to develop your career further.

Electronics | PCB | Circuit | High Speed | High Density | FPGA | ASIC | ADC/DAC | Microcontrollers | DSP | Digital Signal Processors | Power Supplies | Sensors | RF |


Bluestream Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an as an Employment Business for temporary / contract recruitment.