Senior Hardware Engineer

18 May 2017
15 Jun 2017
Martyn Hudson
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description & Skills

The Electronics Engineering discipline in Edinburgh requires a Senior Hardware Engineer to design complex high speed digital Printed Circuit Boards for airborne applications that utilise the latest FPGA, Microprocessor and high speed interconnect technologies. You are expected to have a degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, or related science, ideally specialising in digital design techniques.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and integration of complex digital circuits.

Skills & Experience Required

* Analysing system level requirements documents and understanding their application to Hardware designs
* Proven experience of Schematic Capture using Mentor Graphics Dx Designer or equivalent.
* Experience of Hardware design of complex FPGA based designs is essential
* Experience of high speed serial communication protocols and architectures
* Hands on experience of Hardware, Firmware & Software Integration of Micro Processor Based designs onto hardware platforms is essential
* A methodical approach to the full hardware design lifecycle, working to a structured hardware process is required
* Experience of de-bugging and testing new designs and supporting module and system related test, verification and integration project phases as required by a development type programme prior to system deliveries.
* Ability to interface with suppliers of key components and assemblies.
* Ability to communicate effectively across different disciplines both verbally and in written form.
* Ability to work on own or as part of a team to resolve technical issues
* Must be self-motivated and have an aptitude to problem solve and drive difficult issues to conclusion
* Experience of Firmware (FPGA) design.
* Experience of Hardware design of complex Microprocessor based designs
* Familiarity with Work Package Management.
* Previous experience of working with Radar systems
* Experience of low noise mixed signal design