Job posted14 FebHardware Engineer

  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: £45.01 / Hour
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 14/02/2020
  • Closing Date: 21/02/2020

Job description

Hardware Engineer

A Hardware Engineer is required to work on a four-month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our defence client based in Southamton.

This is a 4-month contract with a leading UK defence company.

Overview of the Hardware Engineer contract role

you will work across a range of projects throughout various stages of the product lifecycle from initial concept development through to early life production support and on to support of existing fielded designs. The product development responsibilities include requirement capture, schematic capture and PCB Layout (Dx Designer and Expedition - Mentor Graphics), circuit simulation (eg LTSpice, Hyperlynx), driving the design review process and collaborating with other engineering functions and manufacturing.

Key skills required for the Hardware Engineer

  • First or second degree (BSc, BEng, MEng, MSc, PhD, EngD) in Electronic Engineering (preferable) or related science (eg Physics) with preferably some specialisation in electronic techniques.
  • Experience in cabling design, build and installation for land vehicles
  • Strong digital circuity design including designs of boards using complex FPGAs
  • Extensive experience of PCB development tools and process (preferably Mentor Graphics).
  • Experience of DFx (designing for cost, test and manufacturability)
  • Experience in System level and sub-system integration and Debug.
  • Design of engineering solutions taking into account all requirements such as product quality, safety, reliability and testability.

If you are a Hardware Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Mark Ellis on or phone 0161 694 9196.

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

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