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Hardware Engineer

Contract Type:
Permanent
Region:
South East
Job Sector:
Aerospace & Defence
Job Category:
Electronics
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
11-Oct-17
Start Date:
Job Ref:
HQ00015827

Position: Hardware Engineer (Electrical and Electronics)
Location:Buckinghamshire
Salary:£DoE


The Purpose of the Role
Responsible for achieving assigned engineering tasks and ensure timely delivery to customers. To support the engineering department in order that both project and statutory requirements are met and to improve the effectiveness of the electronic design function within the company.

Responsibilities / Accountability and Duties:
A Hardware Engineer will be responsible for
Core:
*Resolving technical problems associated with assigned products
*Providing design solutions for electrical/electronic equipment, taking into account EMC and environmental constraints.
*Production of design documentation (include technical and design proving reports/CE compliance and Product Test Specifications)
*Identifying and helping manage technical risk in their area within projects and developments.
*Providing adequate constructive challenge in design reviews to identify and mitigate any key issues.
*Carrying out engineering activity in accordance with engineering procedures
*PCB design using computer aided design tools
*Firmware

A Hardware Engineer will be accountable for:
*Ensuring the development and manufacturing costs for new projects can be minimised.
*Carrying out engineering activity in accordance with engineering procedures
*Delivery of work packages to time, cost and quality requirement
*Ensuring compliance of the design to the technical, business and project requirements

Education / Qualifications
Essential
*Good electronics engineering or physics degree or equivalent

Knowledge Required
Essential
*Knowledge of Electronic Engineering best practices and common pitfalls.
*Broad knowledge of Electronic Engineering methodologies, processes and tools.
*Design for EMC compliance and Knowledge of EMC standards.
*Knowledge of electronics design safety standards such as BS EN 60950.
*Working knowledge / appreciation of Systems, Software and Mechanical engineering.
*Knowledge and understanding of design for manufacture
*High speed digital design
*Knowledge and understanding of full project life cycle
*Knowledge of fundamental commercial and financial issues.
*Knowledge of fundamental project management practices (e.g. Planning estimating, risk management et al).

Practical Experience
Essential
*Demonstrable experience of electronics/systems design in the defence industry or other relevant environment
*Experience in design for EMC & signal integrity including schematic design and PCB layout
*Experience in the definition, design prototyping and commissioning of electrical subsystems including PCBs, Electronics racks / cabinets, cables and other electronic assemblies.
*Experience of component selection and an understanding of associated issues to include obsolescence.

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