Hardware Engineer

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  • Location

    Christchurch, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Electronics Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £44.5 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Working on the next generation of Military IT systems as part of a team, integrating leading edge technologies to provide military services.

Our Client is looking for an experienced hardware engineer to work in a team environment across the full engineering lifecycle, including:

  • Hardware Requirements Specification and Management
  • Hardware Design
  • Make/Buy
  • COTS Selection and Supplier Liaison
  • Hardware Assembly
  • Integration of sub-systems
  • Hardware Verification
  • Installation (e.g. into an Air Platform environment)

The successful Candidate will be a specialist hardware engineer and will be expected to:

  • provide thought leadership in the hardware engineering approach
  • offer innovative hardware solutions to requirements and technical challenges
  • lead hardware activities and teams
  • conduct coaching of less experienced engineers
  • deliver procedural and technical guidance and rigour
  • execute tasks proactively and independently

Skills and Qualifications:

Competence and knowledge in:

  • COTS integration within a secure environment
  • Electrical Design and Installation
  • Systems integration within Air platform environment
  • Electronics/Embedded Computing
  • Thermal Dynamics, Analysis and Test
  • Configuration management
  • Technical documentation
  • 3D CAD Design and Analysis
  • Power Systems Design for Electronics/COTS items
  • Structural and Safety Analysis and understanding of Design Certification and Product Safety Processes
  • Design of equipment to meet stringent environmental requirements such as EMC/T, Environmental etc. (awareness of DEF-STANS)

Ideally you have an honours degree or equivalent professional qualification in a relevant STEM subject, although relevant knowledge and experience may offset the qualification requirements.

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.