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Electronics design engineer (F/H)


Offer description

Survey Copter (an Airbus subsidiary) has just opened two positions for Electronics Design Engineers. You will be joining the Design Office team.

Survey Copter, with 52 employees, is located in Pierrelatte (Drôme). A 100% subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space since 2011, our family-owned company designs and produces mini-UAV systems. These aircraft drones are perfectly suited to missions requiring rapid coverage of a large area or distance, and are intended for both military and civilian use.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to progress within teams of enthusiasts, while enjoying the spirit of an industrial SME in an internationally-renowned group like Airbus.

Missions and responsibilities

Reporting to the Design Office Manager, you will be responsible for the following main activities:

Ø Define, select and implement off-the-shelf electronic systems (e.g. radio communication systems, GPS, video modules, IR, etc.).

Ø Define and check wiring harnesses and connectors to interconnect the various electronic sub-assemblies.

Ø Design in CAD the electronic boards required in the systems developed by the company (architecture, schematics and routing).

Ø Design the software embedded in the electronic boards of the systems developed by the company.

Ø Define specifications and monitor the development of equipment purchased to specifications.

Ø Participate in technical meetings with suppliers

Ø Document definition and design justification

Ø Write test plans, test procedures, test reports and technical notes for internal and external customers.

Ø Develop test benches for electronic boards, power and HF systems

Ø Analyze test results, define action plans and monitor their implementation

Ø Analyze and process technical facts

Skills and experience required

We are looking for candidates with the following experience and skills:

- An engineering degree (or equivalent) in electronics.

- Young beginners accepted

- Experience in the use of Labview and Matlab software, as well as in C design, mandatory

- Mastery of analog and digital electronic board design

- Knowledge of HF and communication networks (IP, etc.)

- Notions in EMC

- Technical English

This position requires rigor, adaptability and teamwork.
Electronics design engineer (F/H)

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Airbus is committed to ensuring the diversity of its workforce and creating a working environment open to all. All applications are welcome, regardless of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.

Airbus is committed to ensuring diversity in its workforce and to creating an open working environment.

Airbus is, and always has been, committed to equal opportunities for all. As such, we will never ask for monetary exchange as part of a recruitment process. Any impersonation of Airbus for this purpose should be reported to


  • Offer published on 20 December 2023
  • DF8467

About our company

Founded in 1996 and an Airbus Group subsidiary since 2011, Survey Copter is a pioneer and one of Europe's leading manufacturers of light tactical UAS, which it designs, produces and maintains in operational conditions.