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Principal Hardware Engineer

Principal Hardware Engineer

Job Title: Principal Hardware Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893984_1507817203
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email: marc@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: October 12, 2017 15:06

Job Description

Principal Hardware Engineer/Hardware Engineer
My client is looking for an experienced Hardware at different levels to join their team. My client offers a variety of Electronic products for military applications including naval, sonar and more.
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.
Duties
-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 development
-Selection of component parts and obsolescence management.
-Liaison with other engineering functions (mechanical, production, test, systems and software)
Desirable
-Be prepared to travel to support current and future products on customers sites around the world
-Providing improvement suggestions for the processes and procedures you operate
-There may be additional activities to perform from time to time in order to maximise the contribution to the company's goals and objectives

Tools, Software Packages and Equipment Used

ECAD Tools - Experience using one or more of:
-Cadence OrCAD Capture & Allegro PCB editor
-CADStar
-Altium Designer
-Mentor Graphics DxDesigner
-PADS
Firmware Tools - Experience using one or more of:
-Altera Development Suite
-Xilinx Development Suite
-ModelSim
-AutoCAD Electrical (wiring schedules)
-SPICE modelling, such as LTSpice

Overview

-Position Hardware Engineer Various Levels (Permanent_
-Location - Buckinghamshire
-Salary - Negotiable depending on experience

Key Words - Electronic, Electrical, Hardware, EMC, PCB, Design, CADStar, Altium Designer



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.
This is a Permanent Position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.