Digital Waveform Design Engineer

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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An opportunity has arisen with my client for a Digital Waveform Design Engineer to join them on a 12 month contract. This role is to work on a new seeker with a fast paced programme within a dynamic team to develop high speed circuits. This requires an engineer with broad skills in mixed-signal electronic design with an appreciation of radar systems and also good understanding of programmable devices (FPGAs/CPLDs). The engineer must have a high degree of enthusiasm and a determination to deliver products to the right standard within the required timescales.

Role: Digital Waveform Design Engineer
Pay: £46.70 Per Hour Via Umbrella Company
Location: Stevenage
Contract: 12 Months
Hours: Monday – Friday, 37 hours per week
Security Clearance: SC on submission.


  • Rapid design and development of analogue & high-speed digital circuits which will be used in multimode seeker applications
  • Perform development test and integration activities on circuits and sub-assemblies in accordance with all relevant processes, standards and requirements
  • Produce and maintain test documentation associated with seeker hardware, including specifications, development test schedules and test result sheets.
  • Interact with internal customers and suppliers to understand circuit design requirements, volume constraints and environmental specifications so that the final design is compliant with the overall requirements
  • Oversee the transition of development hardware into series production, including robustness testing and qualification testing
  • Perform technical investigations to provide data for problem assessment, design improvements and support development of solutions to technical issues
  • Provide technical advice and assistance in to engineering manager


  • Analogue & High-speed Digital Circuit Design.
  • Design, Simulation & Layout using Zuken.
  • FPGA/CPLD Circuit Design and Simulation using Xilinx ISE, Vivado, Libero, and others.
  • Perform design proving test and trials in laboratory.
  • Diagnose hardware problems using various methods; e.g. visual inspection, signal/data analysis in design.
  • Knowledge of mixed signal board techniques.
  • Awareness of manufacturing techniques and capabilities. Appreciation of mechanical design & module packaging.
  • Clear understanding of engineering tools, processes and procedures.
  • Be conversant with design tools including Zuken, Orcad, LTSpice, and others.
  • Be able to write high quality test requirements and test reports.
  • Generate plan of activities and consistent ability to deliver required output within agreed timescales.
  • Ideally degree qualified or equivalent with modules relating to RF or electronics.
  • Essential to be able to build good working relationships with team members and external departments, suppliers and customers.
  • Essential to have some experience of product lifecycles from concept through to production.
  • Essential be to be able to produce high quality written reports.
  • Desirable to have radar experience with hardware implementation.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Melanie Cave at Line Up Aviation
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