6 months ago
Our client is seeking a contract Hardware Engineer to join a multi-disciplinary team responsible for technical aspects of large and complex design tasks. The purpose of the role is the design and implementation of hardware for secure communication products.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / TASKS
- Generate clear and unambiguous Hardware requirements based on user and systems level requirements.
- Produce high quality robust designs and architectures to meet the Hardware requirements and Interface specifications.
- Produce high quality design, development and implementation documentation including specifications, reports and proposals.
- Produce documentation to show requirement traceability including verification methodologies.
- Accurately estimate timescales for own work; identify cost-effective solutions; deliver predictably and increase team's ability to do the same.
- Ensure that the Hardware development process is conducted in accordance with the Hardware development plan.
- Generate inputs required for product level design reviews.
- Manage security of information as defined in the security manual.
KEY SKILLS / PROVEN ABILITY
- Understand a variety of engineering methods and techniques; applies and adapts these as necessary to create solutions.
- Fully proficient in the full life cycle of Hardware development demonstrated on more than one project.
- Proven ability with System Engineering design methodologies, e.g. the 'V' Model.
- Ability in schematic capture.
- Proficient in Verification.
- Competent in power supply design.
- Digital electronics and digital logic design.
- Understand signal integrity problems and can select appropriate terminations.
- Can analyse performance across process, voltage and temperature variations.
- Understand best practice for EMC and TEMPEST - both design and test.
- Ability in analogue electronics.
- Ability in developing military equipment.
- Developing UK High Grade Crypto products.
- High-speed digital design (e.g. Double Data-Rate (DDR) interfaces, high speed Analog- to-Digital Converters (ADC) and Digital-to-Analog Converters (DAC)).