Electrical Design Engineer

Location: Remote with ad hoc support to Project Support and Head Office in Cumbria

Contract Type: Permanent / Core Staff

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator (SI) operating throughout the UK and Internationally for mission critical and highly regulated sectors including Nuclear and Defence.

Our offering includes digital engineering, systems and systems integration, engineering design, technical consultancy, build-to-print, control panel build and complex control systems support, all of which are harnessed specifically for each project's needs, maturity and technology requirements.

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Electronics Design Engineer to join our dynamic team at Delkia.


As an Electronics Design Engineer you will develop and regularly review new electronic designs for control and imaging detection systems within the aerospace, defence and maritime sectors, as well as supporting on internal research and development projects. You will play a key role in ensuring designs meet safety and environmental regulations and best practice. You will work within a highly regarded and small multi-disciplinary engineering team.

Core Skills

  • Affinity for electronic hardware architecture and design principles particularly around Microprocessors and Power Supply design

  • Experience of printed circuit design principles

  • Experienced in CAD systems for schematic entry and PCB layout. (e.g. Cadence Allegro tools, Autodesk Eagle and PSpice) Demonstrable knowledge of the principles of electronic hardware testing and diagnostics Desired Qualifications


  • Relevant degree or similar qualification/experience

  • Working knowledge of FPGA, PLDs, SoC design and verification for embedded systems applications • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and team-building skills

  • A good Understanding of regulatory requirements for aerospace complex hardware design

  • Knowledge of DO-254 as applicable to Custom Logic design and Verification

  • A working knowledge of regulatory and safety requirements for safety critical products (ideally gained in an avionics or similar environment)

  • Be able to strategically prioritise work

  • Be a critical thinker, analytical-minded and challenges existing processes


  • Flexible Working

  • Training and Development

  • Excellent Company Standards

  • Benefit Package

Candidates must be a British National and be able to meet security clearance. Additional psychometric testing may also be carried out with full background checks.

Company Overview

Based in West Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator SME specialising in consultancy, systems engineering design, systems integration (inc. design and build) in the Defence and Nuclear sectors.


To become a leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission-critical systems.


  • Collaboration and teamwork

  • Integrity, trust and accountability

  • Safety and security

  • Client focused

  • Social value and impact

  • Continuous improvement

Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. Must be suitable to meet security vetting requirements and be a British National All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to apply

Please send your CV and outline of why you are interested in this role to careers@delkia.co.u