Principal Hardware Engineer

Principal Hardware Engineer

Job Title: Principal Hardware Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896272_1569926535
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2019 11:42

Job Description

Principal Hardware Engineer
My client is looking for an experienced Principal Hardware Engineer to join the team based in Middlesex. They are a world leader in research and development of next generation communications and cryptographic equipment and HSMs, for the Defence, Public and Commercial sectors.
In this role you will be responsible for research, design and development of digital and analogue electronics within the hardware engineering team.
Key Responsibilities
-Specify, design and prove/verify digital and analogue electronic hardware in order to deliver high quality electronic hardware that meets the requirements in a timely manner and within budget.
-Perform design calculations and carry out simulations using industry standard tools, and prototype as required, in order to estimate performance, identify high-risk areas and ensure high quality designs that require minimal re-design.
-Develop and test/verify electronic hardware according to the hardware development process.
-Estimate time and effort required for electronic hardware activities and deliver to these time and effort estimates to ensure cost and schedule adherence.
-Provide technical direction and exert technical influence across multiple projects, such that the optimal approach, architecture and design are selected.
Skills & Qualifications Required
-Degree in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience.
Extensive experience of one or more of the following;
-Experience of high-speed digital designs that include processors and programmable devices
-Experience of analogue circuit design and switched-mode power supply design
-Able to design reliable power supplies that meet requirements and analyse against all input and output conditions across temperature and estimate performance accurately.

-Competent with schematic capture tools and understands how to constrain layout using rules/classes/groups.
-Must have developed large, complex designs requiring multi-layer PCBs (and PCB stack-up design).
-Appreciation of design and test for EMC and TEMPEST (preferred).
-Used DOORS, PADS and/or PSpice (advantageous).
-Position - Principal Hardware Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Middlesex
-Salary - Negotiable depending on experience
Key Words - Hardware, Electronics, Design, Analogue, Digital, High-Speed, Research, Processors, Programmable, Circuit, SMPS, Switch Mode Power Supply, PCB, Electrical, Development
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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