Senior Electronics Systems Engineer

Formula 1
Biggin Hill, Westerham
13 Sep 2018
11 Oct 2018
Job Function
Research & Development
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

The Research and Development Department are looking for a Senior Electronics System Engineer to produce a wide range of bespoke electronics solutions to support the timing, televising and organisation of Formula One events.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To be involved in all aspects of the electronic systems development process, from requirements gathering through to final testing and support.
  • Organise and undertake factory and event-based testing, including liaising with multiple departments and teams.
  • Produce precise high quality documentation, such as design documentation, test reports etc.
  • Analyse test data, draw sound conclusions, produce reports and feed into any necessary design changes.
  • Research and quickly learn new technologies, processes, strategies and tools as led by project requirements.
  • To operate safely at all times in line with Company health and safety requirements.
  • To undertake other duties within your capabilities as your manager may assign to you from time to time.

About you


  • Honours degree in an electronics engineering discipline
  • Working towards chartered engineering status (desirable)


  • Strong background in the engineering domain, to include electronics, embedded and systems
  • Experience in electronic systems development/support environment
  • Experience with design and development of systems from concept through to testing and deployment

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, being able to tailor information depending on the audience
  • Good planning skills, including the ability to prioritise and multi-task effectively
  • Experience in at least a few of these areas: 
  •  C, C++ and Python
  • Matlab and Simulink
  • Analysis Tools (e.g. ATLAS, WinTAX)
  • Networking and Serial Protocols (e.g. Ethernet, CAN, ARCNET, RS232, ASI, SDI, SPI, I2C)
  • RTOS (e.g. Linux, QNX)
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Schematic Capture/PCB Design
  • VHDL and FPGA Design
  • SysML and UML
  • Video and Audio Standards

Personal Qualities

  • A flexible approach
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to operate effectively in a high pressured and challenging environment
  • Calm, logical approach to problem solving
  • A methodical and structured approach to work
  • Highly versatile and dynamic individual
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Dynamic, logical thinking to assess and resolve problems efficiently and effectively


  • EU driving licence
  • Ability to travel internationally extensively  

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