Job posted10 JanHardware Engineer - COTS

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: Please enquire
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 10/01/2019
  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019

Job description

Hardware Engineer - COTS

A Hardware Engineer with COTS experience is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Portsmouth.

This is a 12 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Hardware Engineer contract role

Hardware Engineers required to work in the Shared Infrastructure (SI) area undertaking work for the Type 26 SI project. This project is currently undertaking a critical design review and working towards a series of system acceptance events in 2018 and 2019.

Key skills required for the Hardware Engineer

  • An excellent team player with strong communication skills, and an ability to work independently with minimal supervision and quickly learn on the job
  • Knowledge of the currently deployed Naval systems based on COTS technology
  • Knowledge and experience in designing with COTS hardware e.g. Dell
  • Good documentation skills
  • Knowledge of EMC and environmental (shock, vibration, cooling) control measures applied to equipment containing COTS items to meet military specifications
  • Hardware Drawing and design work
  • Support to Design Certification Documentation
  • Taking responsibility for documentation sets and driving completion of work

The role is based in Portsmouth commutable from Southampton, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester

If you are a Hardware Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Engineering opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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