Level 6 Embedded Electronic Systems Degree Apprenticeship
We have vacancies for this Degree Apprenticeship in several of our departments. These include
- Hardware Apprentice - Avionics
- Systems Apprentice - Avionics
- Engineering Apprentice - Secure Information Systems
- Environmental Apprentice
- Life through Support Modelling Apprentice
- Supportability Engineer
- Component Engineer
- Availability/Range Manager
- Product Support Engineer
Each of these job roles are different but require the same core skills. The most appropriate job role for you will be discussed during the interview stage.
Typically the jobs may include
Design functional electronic systems and circuits from component level
Utilise modern CAD technology to implement circuit design with understanding of considerations for heat dissipation, electrical interference and other industry specific considerations affecting layout
Write and document structured code to comply with industry norms and to allow others to understand and subsequently maintain/modify the code
Utilise modelling techniques for circuit design, embedded software development and thermal management
Apply principles and practice of design for market, design for manufacturability, design for testability and design for maintainability
Develop a test plan for a product you have developed
Explain the process by which a product is introduced into production, including what aspects are discussed at what stage and with whom and how development gateways work
Develop basic project plans including resource planning, time planning, use of contingencies etc. Also techniques for predicting pinch points and strategies for timescale recovery
Be aware of international standards and compliance requirements for the products designed by the employer. Be able to discuss the differences between legislative and non-legislative requirements
Be able to demonstrate awareness and understanding of basic health and safety principles both in the general workplace and specific to electronic circuit designRequirements and prospects Desired skills
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are:
- Keen to learn.
- A self-starter who is able to manage their time.
- Show initiative and has a genuine interest in engineering and Thales.
- Successful candidates will show self-discipline and an aspiration to achieve a degree qualification.
120+ UCAS points including A Levels in Maths and a relevant discipline, or
Completion of a Level-3 apprenticeship/professional qualification in a relevant discipline
Right to Work in the UK for the duration of the 4 year programmeFuture prospects As a multi-national company opportunities exist for the right individual to progress their career