Hardware Design Engineer

18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Isabelle Eustace
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for a hardware engineer that will contribute to the design, development and test of hardware systems and subsystems across multiple projects.

This will involve analysis of requirements, architecture, design, implementation and verification and validation, and manufacturing support. You will interface with interdisciplinary teams including systems, software, test, firmware, manufacturing and information assurance. You will be expected to participate in development activities with other engineers to achieve common goals.

There is opportunity within the company to grow, so a self-motivated individual looking to progress their career is preferred.

Main Responsibilities/Key Tasks:

* Requirements derivation
* Hardware electronic digital design
* Power and reliability calculations
* Component selection, addressing obsolescence issues
* Writing design and test documentation
* Performing hardware & system verification activities
* Investigating hardware faults

Key Skills

* Appreciation of the hardware development life-cycle
* Commercial engineering experience:

o Microprocessor/FPGA based systems o Power supplies

o Schematic capture and PCB Layout using OrCAD or similar

o Use of lab equipment including scopes, analysers and programmers

* A good understanding of high speed digital design/signal integrity
* Appreciation of Design for Test, Design for Manufacture and Design for EMC
* Experience of configuration management, version control systems and processes

Knowledge of one or more of the following would be an advantage:

* Design for Security/Encryption technologies
* Bug tracking and Bugzilla
* Reliability calculations
* Python Scripting or similar
* EMC Testing, support and hands on

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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