Senior Hardware Engineer
Thales Group
Singapore, Singapore
1d ago

Location : Singapore, Singapore

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts.

Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

Thales in Singapore has been present since 1973, providing state-of-the-art solutions for customers in the aerospace, defence, security and transportation markets.

Today, Thales in Singapore employs over 600 people and is home to all regional avionics services, a ground transportation integration centre, and regional innovation hub.

Within Thales Solutions Asia Pte Ltd (TSA), the Drone Program is a new initiative with a long term view of development & manufacture of products & services which serve the needs of multiple drone segments (from light-weight consumer drones to long distance & heavy drones) to global customers :

Main Tasks & Responsibilities :

  • Carry out effective product development lifecycle starting from MVPs to Engineering Prototypes, Manufacturing Prototype builds, Pilot run and Series Production, following key milestones / gates during the process
  • Be the key owner of the manufacturing step from initial small volume runs with manufacturing partners to in-house manufacturing (with an Industry 4.
  • 0 Highly Automated manufacturing process)

  • In collaboration with Global Product Owners :
  • Full ownership of electrical / electronic architecture of the PCBA, interfaces & communications
  • Principles of design-to-cost PCB design to ensure environmental (temperature / humidity / moisture protection) & EMI / EMC compliance
  • RF Communication (understanding of WiFi / Beacons / Bluetooth / LoRa / LTE / 5G communication interfaces etc.)
  • Hardware protocols (USB / Serial : I2C, SPI, CAN )
  • System aspects of the product provide inputs & work closely with vendors to propose mechanical housing, mounting, connectors etc.
  • to achieve the objective of low size, weight and power (SWaP) footprint

  • Work closely with Product Owners & Business Development teams to evaluate customer requests & market needs. Support in formulating technical proposals for RFIs, tenders and bids
  • Lead Test / Quality Engineers to ensure product quality & compliance to regulations
  • Manage specification for hardware testing strategy.
  • Design test tools for tests in factory / Design tests for sample acceptance
  • Requirements :

  • 7 - 10 years of Experience
  • Proven expertise on constructing end-to-end products and good knowledge of the principles of fault tolerance, reliability and durability.
  • Consumer Electronics / Aerospace / Automotive experience would be a plus.

  • Hands-on experience & knowledge of Embedded Electronics
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various departments & customers locally and internationally
  • Team-player with a willingness to work in an Individual Contributor mode as well as to coach & mentor in a leadership role (start-up mindset)
  • Technical Skills :

  • Good understanding of uC architectures (8 / 16 / 32 bits)
  • Experience with real-time system architecture / design
  • Expertise in RF, and multiple antenna integration (LTE, GNSS, BT, WiFi)
  • Schematic / PCB design experience a must
  • Hands-on experience in using embedded development tools (oscilloscopes / signal generators spectrum analyzers etc.)
  • At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields.

    Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here

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