Graduate Electronics Engineer - Space Imaging

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1384117406-2
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: CBSbutler Holdings Limited trading as CBSbutler
  • Location: Chelmsford, Essex
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Civil Engineering, Digital, Engineering, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Graduate Electronics Engineer - Space Imaging

Space science is at the core of understanding the Universe's origins and future. The imaging sensors developed and tested at the Chelmsford site have been used on humanities most important space imaging missions. These include the Hubble Telescope, Keplar, GAIA, Mars Rovers, New Horizons, and Rosetta to name but a few.

The Engineer will be working in cross-functional teams, reporting to Project Managers and Project Lead Engineers, to ensure project requirements are met and verified in line with the defined project plan. The engineer will also ensure our capabilities are maintained at the cutting edge, and are aligned with our development roadmaps.

Your skills and experiences - Graduate Electronics Engineer

  • Degree/HND in electronics engineering or an equivalent qualification
  • Working knowledge and understanding of digital &/or analogue electronics technologies; design tools and techniques, electronic circuits design, schematic capture, design analysis, design documentation, commissioning, and integration
  • An inquisitive mind-set, articulate, with good written and verbal communication skills


  • Site is located in Chelmsford, a growing and vibrant city surrounded by countryside with excellent transport links to London (40 minutes by train to Liverpool street) and Stansted (45 minutes by bus).
  • Location of site is beside a beautiful park, with excellent walking and cycling routes.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays as standard - with the opportunity to purchase up to 5 days additional leave.
  • Free on-site parking and secure area for motorcycles and bicycles
  • The company participates in an electric Car scheme, offering fantastic monthly leasing rates with salary sacrifice.
  • Competitive pension scheme with up to 6% company contribution.