Hardware Engineer






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My client is looking for a Hardware Engineer to join on them on a 6 month contract. As a Hardware Engineer, you will be responsible for specifying, performing and documenting electronics hardware design for allocated elements of the product design architecture, by:

  • Specifying hardware architectures and solutions to problem statements.
  • Performing in-house electronics design for allocated area of responsibility.
  • Adequately documenting the design for allocated area of responsibility.
  • Controlling and reviewing work of the members of their team (where a team exists)
  • You will resolve clearly defined problem statements into design solutions typically up to 6 months in duration.

Role: Hardware Engineer
Pay: £400.00 per day via Umbrella (Inside IR35)
Location: Newport
Contract: 6 Months – 37 hours per week Monday – Friday (Can condense 37 hours into 4 days)
Security Clearance: SC Cleared
Job Profile
You will need to ensure that:

  • Electronics hardware is designed, developed, integrated and tested in accordance with Clint’s standards; all supporting documents are produced in accordance with Client’s standards.
  • Appropriate processes, tools and methodologies are used to design and deliver allocated electronics hardware development work packages meeting cost, time and quality targets, agreed with the engineering team leader.
  • Electronics hardware technical design decisions are made within the context of known practices, established precedents and acquired technical expertise.
  • The cost/benefits of design possibilities are understood, enabling appropriate judgement calls to be made.
  • Electronics hardware development plans can be estimated in detail, and resource requirements can be allocated against plans.
  • The provision of technical guidance to fellow team members in electronics hardware development tools and methodologies.
  • Success of both internal and external design reviews and project reviews throughout the development lifecycle.
  • The support of the design and development of critical components where decisions have a significant impact on project timescales.
  • Customer liaison, by representing Client on project related technical matters at stakeholder meetings.
  • Design and development by taking a technical role as a Prime on a critical component where required.
  • Career development of both the job holder and their team members (if any), by agreeing challenging and business focussed objectives.

Skills/Experience Required
Essential experience:

  • Must have an extensive experience of digital design and implementation for data/voice communications equipment or equivalent using high speed microprocessor, memory, FPGA and CPLD components.
  • Must have proven capability to design high-speed electronic equipment that is CE compliant with EMC, Safety and RoHS criteria.
  • Must have excellent electronics hardware development knowledge.
  • Able to carry-out development tasks of up to six months duration with very limited supervision.
  • Must be familiar with high speed digital design standards and techniques.

Essential Skills:

  • Must have a good understanding of requirements capture and of work package definition and estimation.
  • Must be highly self-motivated, articulate, with good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have good team working skills.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of electronics hardware development to meet UK approved TEMPEST design criteria.
  • Experience of schematic capture.
  • Experience of PCB layout.
  • Experience of thermal analysis for electronic circuits.
  • Recent experience of using one or more of the following tools:
    • OrCAD Capture
    • OrCAD PCB Designer

Education & Training
Essential – Strong experience in a similar role
Degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering

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