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Senior Electronic Systems Design Engineer

Job Category:R&D Engineering
Location(s):St Asaph (UK)
Closing Date:January 31, 2023

G&H offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for motivated and talented people to join a team of like-minded, highly skilled colleagues who want to grow and succeed with our company.

Hiring talent to complement and grow our current teams’ skills and capabilities is a strategic priority to enable our plans for growth.

Our five business locations in the United States and four UK-based businesses employ across a broad range of functions including engineering and process, manufacturing, product management, supply chain and customer services, quality assurance, continuous improvement, compliance and finance.


This position is based at our Optical Systems Innovation Hub in St Asaph, North Wales and focuses on electronic system design and development of new imaging and sighting systems for Aerospace & Defence and Life Science. You will be working with colleagues across the business including product management and business development to support new commercial opportunities as well as operations, supporting technology transfer to manufacture. This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team of development engineers working on new cutting-edge products for applications in laser directed energy weapons, multi-band sighting systems for increased situational awareness as well as next-generation advanced medical imaging that will drive and deliver sustained revenue growth.


  • Bachelor’s degree level in Electrical and/or Electronics engineering, 2:1 or better
  • At least 4+ years’ experience


  • Work within Health & Safety regulations, Company Quality and Environmental systems of work, and all other Company policies and procedures
  • Working positively to develop and foster good working relationships with colleagues and contracted personnel in order to maintain a culture of mutual respect and dignity
  • Lead development of electronic solutions for a range of electro-optical products utilising FPGA, digital and analogue electronic hardware and software.
  • Provide electronic systems engineering inputs from concept to manufacture and test
  • Assist with requirements capture and specification definition, sensitivity analysis, reliability analysis as required
  • Interfacing with and managing output from sub-contractors
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and perform electronic design, analysis and test
  • Prepare presentations and reports to a high standard for all phases of the project
  • Support handover from design to production
  • Work with Business Development and Engineering teams to support new opportunities and generate solutions for customers
  • Drive products from design, to prototyping up to environmental qualification following internal or customer-driven NPI
  • Travel expected to be <5% of the time

Performance Measures

  • On time delivery, cost and quality expectations of projects within his / her responsibility
  • Delivery of solutions meeting legislative and operating quality systems

Personal Attributes

  • Results orientated
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills
  • Positive, flexible approach to working with a ‘can do’ attitude

Skills / Abilities


  • Demonstrable knowledge in digital and analogue signal processing
  • Analogue electronics design experience
  • Schematic capture and layout
  • Create and maintain technical documentation that supports the product development process including product specifications, manuals and end user instructions
  • Ability to create and give presentations to customers and partners
  • Knowledge or experience of the full design lifecycle, including taking designs from initial negotiations through requirements capture, sub-system design, hardware design and test to final integration.


  • Firmware development experience, C, (C++, C#, Phython advantageous)
  • Understanding of qualification standards (e.g. MIL, STANAG, ESCC/ECSS)
  • Demonstratable knowledge in digital and analogue video processing

How to Apply

Please send your resume to G&H Ilminster following the link to the left, or for more information please contact