Embedded Electronic Systems Design and Development Engineer

Arralis Ltd
42 44 Pure Offices, Swindon, SN2 8BW
£346.00 per week
26 Feb 2021
08 Mar 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
This apprenticeship Standard is suitable for an engineer who applies their knowledge of electronics and embedded software to the design of circuits or devices that provide a useful function, that are capable of being manufactured at a competitive cost, and that are reliable and safe. This involves the use of the engineer's knowledge of electronics and electronic principles, married to an expertise in the end use of the final product.

Your time will be split between studying for a degree and working within Arralis, gaining valuable experience and allowing you to apply your theoretical knowledge to practical projects. During this period, you will receive training to give you the fundamental knowledge and skills required for your apprenticeship.

You will be supervised byengineers who are experts in their fields.

The training is designed to allow you to continually build on the skills that are being taught which will enable you to perform the following duties:
  • Electronic schematic design
  • Printed circuit board (PCB) layout
  • Structured programming for embedded systems (software and firmware)
  • Design and testing methodology

You will also develop your Professions Skills, including collaboration, leadership, presentations and business insight. Year 5 you will finish your studies with a BEng (Hons), completing your apprenticeship through an End Point Assessment (EPA) and taking up a graduate appointment within Arralis. You will be based at our Swindon site, but you could get the opportunity to travel to our other sites in Belfast, Limerickand Florida.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written and excellent communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Dedication to a career in technology and a genuine passion for engineering

Desired qualifications

Three A levels which must include maths plus another STEM-based subject such as Physics/Electronics/Computing or similar, other qualifications will be considered if they meet the points level requirement, applicants must have the minimum of 120 UCAS points (in the new tariff system) which equates to BBB. Applicants must have at least a C in Maths, although a B is preferred. Please provide predicted grades if you are still studying, other grades will be considered for the right candidate.

Equivalent qualifications will also be considered.

Future prospects

Permanent position upon successful completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

Holiday entitlement: 24 plus bank holidays.

Staff benefits: BUPA global medical insurance, above average employer pension contribution, free tea, coffee, fruit etc.

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