Electronics Engineer – Glasgow

About this role:

We are looking for an Electronics Engineer to join our busy Engineering team, based in Glasgow, to support a diverse range of projects for subsystem and missions.

The purpose of the role is primarily to develop new electronics subsystems within the Electronics Design team.  The engineer in this role will also be involved, in conjunction with colleagues from other teams, in the definition, development, and verification of bespoke satellite electrical architectures.

This opportunity is ideal for someone who is proactive, technically minded and looking to act as a link amongst the Electronics Design team and Production team.  You will be working in a dynamic, fast paced working environment with exciting projects and challenging schedules.  The role will be heavily involved in generating manufacturing data packs and test procedures, ensuring delivery of projects/products to cost, schedule, and quality requirements.  You will not be afraid of challenges and happy to get involved!

It is an exciting opportunity to be part of existing projects and missions where your work literally ends up in space!


Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver work tasks and assignments in accordance to required standards, quality, budget and timescales
  • Design of bespoke PCBs to deliver both analogue and digital spacecraft subsystems.
  • Contribute to product maintenance of the company’s existing catalogue of off-the-shelf products.
  • Definition of bespoke Satellite electrical architectures, in collaboration with other Engineering team members.
  • Generation of manufacturing data packs for flight hardware (BOMs, schematics, PCB layout, manufacturing instructions, inspection drawings, etc.) and generation of test procedures.
  • Generation of non-conformance reports (NCRs) and Engineering Change Notes (ECNs).
  • Guiding the Test team on how to test, debug and troubleshoot existing and new product designs. Occasionally provide direct hands-on support to these testing and debug activities.
  • Support the Project Manager with the customer/contract requirements to resolve any conflicts
  • Contribute to proposals and securing new projects in partnership with Business Development


Skills required:

  • A relevant Higher National Diploma (HND) or equivalent in experience
  • Industry experience of experience of designing and/or testing electronic circuits.
  • Evidence of using laboratory test equipment (power supplies, oscilloscope, electronic loads, etc) and resolving technical issues
  • Proven knowledge and experience using schematic capture and PCB design software.
  • Strong communication, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organise self and prioritise workload with multiple projects in dynamic environment with tight deadlines
  • Competent IT skills including Microsoft software
  • Proficient in English, both verbally and written


Skills desired:

  • BSc / BEng degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Experience with Altium or Cadence OrCAD Capture software for Schematic Capture and PCB Layout design
  • Knowledge of Non-Conformance processes and Engineering Change Notes.
  • Knowledge of Microcontrollers, ADCs, DC/DC converters, LDOs, etc.
  • Knowledge of FPGA design using VHDL
  • Previous experience within the space industry
  • Previous experience in working with small/medium sized company



AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth.

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions:

  • Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers
  • Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions
  • Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth.

Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA.

AAC Clyde Space Group consists of the parent company AAC Clyde Space AB (publ) and subsidiaries in Sweden, the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and the USA.  Our main operations are in these five countries, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea.

AAC Clyde Space’s share is traded on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market.

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Right to Work

AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU or the country in which they plan to work. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to AAC Clyde Space verifying that you are eligible to work in that country before you start work.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We aim to create a positive recruitment and selection experience across every part of our business. The company is committed to handling applications to a consistently high standard and all candidates with dignity and respect. Those involved in the recruitment and selection process will act with integrity, objectivity and professionalism.   We are committed to equal opportunities for all and to have diversity reflected within our global workforce. We believe its diversity and inclusion will allow for greater creativity and innovation to help AAC Clyde Space Group deliver the vision to help improve life on earth.

Openness to Flexible Working

We recognise work-life balance is important so we are open to discussions around flexible working, depending on the nature of the role and business needs.  If you would like to know more, please ask the Hiring Manager during any recruitment process that you may be involved in.

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