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Hardware Engineer

£21,500 - 24,000 per year
Hawk Eye Innovations


Contract: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £21,500 - £24,000

Start Date: As soon as possible/flexible


Hawk-Eye Innovations develops, markets, and delivers the most sophisticated officiating tools in sport. Beginning with tennis and cricket in 2001, Hawk-Eye continues to diversify and grow into new sports and new applications through its commitment to new ideas and cutting edge technology.

We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Europe and are a fundamental part of officiating and broadcasting in over 20 international sports. Our technology spans a range of applications, including ball and player tracking, video replay systems, and broadcast enhancements.


This is an exciting opportunity to work with highly-skilled engineers in a fast-paced technology-based environment. Reporting into the Hardware Management Team, you will support and assist the operational business to grow and deliver its services around the world.


  • Perform engineering tasks as assigned by the Hardware Management Team
  • Perform Procurement and Stock Control functions as assigned by the Hardware Management Team
  • Champion sub-tasks of larger projects under the guidance of the Hardware Management Team
  • Provide hardware-related support to the Operational Teams and Remote Support under the guidance of the Support and Maintenance Assistant Manager
  • Provide analytical information pertaining to hardware faults, investigation and alternative solutions
  • Responsible for general housekeeping of the Production Floor and other utilised areas
  • Responsible for the reporting and logging of time spent against projects
  • A core part of the QA/QC process of equipment builds
  • Provide hardware-related support to the Operational Teams
  • Provide hardware-related assistance to Remote Support
  • Coordination with Logistics Team regarding logistical queries



  • The role requires an eagerness to learn new skills and gain new knowledge to cover the continuously evolving hardware technologies used by all departments
  • Must possess good communication and organisational skills
  • Must demonstrate the ability to multitask, think analytically and problem solve
  • Must demonstrate a diligent & organised approach to resolving technical issues and supplying clear solutions, including replacement equipment, within the timescales available
  • Must take responsibility for their own work, standards and training program
  • Must be competent in the use of all tooling and take responsibility for the H&S of themselves and those around them
  • Perform any reasonable requests made by your line manager on an ad hoc basis
  • Must be flexible in order to facilitate up to 7 days on-site per year to ensure that the Operational Team adhere to hardware processes and procedures and suggest improvements where possible.
  • This may include operational support under rare, business-critical circumstances



In addition to being a part of a great team, working in a fun and creative environment and learning from the best technical minds in the sports industry, we offer:

  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme and stakeholder pension
  • Access to the latest tools and technologies
  • Stocked kitchen space & game lounge
  • Private Sony Cinema and Sony Pictures movie discounts
  • Sony Staff discounts on various electronics products