Hardware Engineer

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40 - £46.75 per hour

  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Client:


Hardware Engineer

Location: Green Park, Reading

Duration: 6 months

Rate: Up to £46.75 per hour LTD

Our client is seeking a Hardware Engineer with a digital bias to support their Tactical Product demand, on site in Reading.

Duties and responsibilities can vary, they will typically include:

  • Systems design
  • Hardware circuitry
  • Obsolescence sweep
  • Radio trials out in the field

Key Skills


  • Systems Approach to thinking
  • Good understanding of RF systems
  • Understanding of Digital radio systems
  • Good understanding of IP based systems on both a Hardware and System level
  • Software development understanding
  • Some hardware design knowledge
  • Happy to work closely with SW and HW teams to define requirements, based on understanding


  • Analogue HW design. This is to work with audio circuitry and interfacing of ancillaries or other audio equipment into radio systems
  • Good hardware understanding
  • Ability to solder surface mount devices
  • Knowledge of MANET, LTE networks