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Digital Electronics Hardware Engineer

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  • Location


  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £45 - £51 per hour

  • Contact:

    Nick Wallwork

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 707 1516

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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The Role:

A flexible resource is required to provide an Electronics Design capability into the current SIX hardware team.

The candidate will be expected to produce suitable design and verification documentation, including requirements capture for electronic hardware. Design and produce PCB schematics for new developments that use Digital and Analogue devices including Processors, Memory, FPGA, ADC, DAC, PSU etc. Provide input into PCB layout engineers to assist this activity. Design of electronic hardware rigs and assemblies and perform hardware integration and verification.

Key Responsibilities:

-Overall Management of the Hardware Engineering activities within specific programmes.

-Financial control of Hardware Engineering activities with specific programmes

-Design and development

-Test, measurement, debug and verification

-Simulation and analysis

-Presentation of technical issues at design reviews

-Preparation of design documents

-Technical assistance to production

Key Skills:

-Knowledge of Engineering Process and lifecycles, both traditional V Life Cycle and Agile Scrum.

-Design for manufacture / test / support

-Digital and Analogue design knowledge

-Microprocessors, programmable devices, DSP, FPGA, memory design knowledge

-PSU design knowledge

-PCB design constraints

-Exposure to either of the following tools:

Cadence DE HDL for schematic capture

Xilinx Vivado (to assist pin out allocation)


-Relevant design experience

-Product development experience for commercial/industrial/defence markets


-BEng or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline (Electronic Engineering, Electrical and Electronic, or Communications)