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Careers in Trig

We are always interested to hear from talented individuals with a passion for aviation.

Trig is a growing company, with an enthusiastic, friendly and driven workforce. Each department in Trig strives for design excellence and innovation, with our ‘Better by Design’ philosophy, we aim high and are passionate about achieving the best.

We have a fantastic culture, built by people who share a passion for aviation, technology and innovation. Our size ensures that everyone has a part to play in our success. People at Trig are encouraged to get involved and with support take on responsibilities – to make things happen. We have regular and varied social events including our extraordinary annual flying day for all employees.

These are the current vacancies within the company:

Engineering

Trig’s ‘Better by Design’ philosophy is paramount to all aspects of our engineering team. If you value design and innovation get in touch!

The engineering department has ambitious aspirations as they expand Trig’s range of products and increase our market share. The department is friendly, growing and welcoming. Trig has great opportunities for highly skilled and experienced Engineers to join us at this exciting phase of our growth.

FPGA Engineer - Apply now

Our FPGA Engineers are responsible for the FPGA design lifecycle including design, implementation, verification and documentation of the system for certified use. They also design and implement changes to existing products to fix issues and amend features.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Experience of covering a complete project lifecycle.
  • Product experience which includes detailed design, implementation and testing of FPGA systems using VHDL.
  • Practical skills in debugging prototypes.
  • Xilinx ISE using Spartan FPGAs or similar.
  • Development of FPGA requirements and verification of FPGA systems.

We are looking for technical professionals who prefer the creative, practical, and hands on aspects of engineering rather than those seeking to develop their career in people management. Whilst experience in avionics and knowledge of DO-254 is advantageous, applications are encouraged from engineers from other sectors with experience of designing and producing small devices such as medical instruments, automotive and the oil and gas sector where relevant skills and experience are transferrable. You will be able to provide clear examples of covering a complete project life cycle so it’s likely that you’ll have experience of working in a small company.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you’ll join a small, friendly team and will demonstrate your ability to work well alongside people with various skill sets. With strong communication skills, you will be able to lead technical discussions with colleagues and clearly convey complex technical concepts to clients and contractors. You’ll have a confident outlook and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

We offer an attractive benefits package as well as subsidised flying lessons and share options.

We are situated in a great location in the outskirts of Edinburgh at Heriot Watt Research Park, adjacent to Heriot Watt University, with free car parking and good transport links.

Senior Hardware Engineer - Apply now

Our Hardware Engineers are responsible for the system and circuit design and evaluation in our VHF radio transceivers, radar transponders and navigation aids as well as providing support for our legacy products.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Schematic capture, detailed design and debugging of analogue and digital circuits.
  • Design for EMC, and against relevant standards.
  • Practical skills in assembling and debugging prototypes.
  • Experience of system and circuit design of digital and analogue circuitsWe are looking for technical professionals who prefer the creative, practical, and hands on aspects of engineering rather than those seeking to develop their career in people management. Whilst avionics experience is an advantage, applications are encouraged from engineers from other sectors with experience of designing and producing small devices such as medical instruments, automotive and the oil and gas sector where relevant skills and experience are transferrable.You will be able to provide clear examples of covering a complete project life cycle so it’s likely that you’ll have experience of working in a small company. Knowledge and experience of certification of products and design for manufacture will be an advantage, as will a knowledge of aircraft systems and equipment interfaces. ORCAD schematic and layout experience is also an advantage.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you’ll join a small, friendly team and will demonstrate your ability to work well alongside people with various skill sets. With strong communication skills, you will be able to lead technical discussions with colleagues and clearly convey complex technical concepts to clients and contractors. You’ll have a confident outlook and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

We offer an attractive benefits package as well as subsidised flying lessons and share options.

We are situated in a great location in the outskirts of Edinburgh at Heriot Watt Research Park, adjacent to Heriot Watt University, with free car parking and good transport links.

Senior RF Engineer - Apply now

Our RF Engineers are responsible for the design of VHF radio transceivers, radar transponders and navigation aids as well as providing support for our legacy products.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  • RF system and circuit level design experience.
  • Experience of designs up to 1.6GHz.
  • Working knowledge of design of transmitters up to 300W.
  • Design experience of frequency synthesizers, power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, mixers and IF strips.
  • RF PCB layout experience.
  • Working knowledge of the Smith Chart.We are looking for technical professionals who prefer the creative, practical, and hands on aspects of engineering rather than those seeking to develop their career in people management.You will be able to provide clear examples of covering a complete project life cycle so it’s likely that you’ll have experience of working in a small company. Knowledge and experience of certification of products and design for manufacture will be an advantage, as will a knowledge of aircraft systems and equipment interfaces. ORCAD schematic and layout experience is also an advantage.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you’ll join a small, friendly team and will demonstrate your ability to work well alongside people with various skill sets. With strong communication skills, you will be able to lead technical discussions with colleagues and clearly convey complex technical concepts to clients and contractors. You’ll have a confident outlook and possess excellent interpersonal skills.

We offer an attractive benefits package as well as subsidised flying lessons and share options.

We are situated in a great location in the outskirts of Edinburgh at Heriot Watt Research Park, adjacent to Heriot Watt University, with free car parking and good transport links.

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Trig has a great benefits package comparable with much larger employers. Our terms and conditions are determined by our commitment to our people; investing in them to ensure a good work/life balance.

Our benefits include:

  • 30 days’ holiday entitlement plus 3 fixed public holidays on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
  • A working week of 37.5 hours with flexible working around the core hours of 10am-3pm.
  • Life cover of 4 x salary.
  • Matched pension contribution up to 4% of salary.
  • Childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Sponsored learning and personal development – including subsidised flying lessons.

Trig is based at Heriot Watt Research Park, Edinburgh. Our building is adjacent to Heriot Watt University, providing access to on site facilities; including sports centre, restaurants and campus shops. The research park has free car parking and good transport links.

How to Apply

If you are interested in these opportunities or have relevant expertise to bring to our team then please get in touch.

Lynn Reid – HR Manager, Trig Avionics Limited

Tel: +44 (0)131 449 8810

jobs@trig-avionics.com

Alternatively, all roles can be found on S1 jobs.

 

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