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Senior Digital Hardware Design Engineer

Salary:
38,421 P.A. ?
Location:
Livingston
Company:
Jonathan Lee Recruitment

Description

Job Title: Digital Hardware Design Engineer

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Industry: Aerospace & Defence

£Competetive

*** IMPORTANT - Due to the UK MOD status of the client this role is open to UK Eyes only - You MUST be in posession of a British Passport at the time of application ***

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is delighted to be supporting QuEST Global Engineering, one of the world’s foremost engineering services companies. Operating across 15 countries and employing more than 12,000 personnel they provide product engineering and lifecycle services to a range of high-tech industries including Aerospace & Defence, Transportation (Auto and Rail), Power and Industrial, Oil & Gas and Medical Devices.

Our client has a growing Electronics, Systems and Software engineering capability in the UK supporting customers in the Aerospace & Defence industry. We are looking for a Senior or Principal level Digital Hardware Design Engineer to support the growth of this team.

What type of work would I be involved in?

You will be responsible for designing high speed digital Print Circuit Boards that utilise the latest FPGA, Microprocessor and high speed interconnect technologies.

Note, that due to the nature of the tasks involved, you will have to achieve full SC security clearance, and may need to satisfy further UK eyes only and ITAR conditions.

Responsibilities

Reporting into our customer’s Lead Digital Hardware Engineer you will be responsible for;

  • Designing high speed digital Print Circuit Boards that utilise the latest FPGA, Microprocessor and high speed interconnect technologies.
  • Supporting throughout the fill hardware lifecycle from requirements analysis; through design, and unit test; to integrating hardware with the target system; and lastly to acceptance test and delivery to customer.
  • Fully documenting and recording your work products; keeping them under configuration management, and providing plans and progress reports
  • Working closely with Systems, Mechanical and Software engineers to solve real integration problems on complex systems
  • May have opportunity to contribute towards the investigation and analysis of leading edge development methodologies and influence the future path of hardware development.

Skills, Qualifications and Knowledge
Experience in the below would be advantageous, however not essential;

  • Analysing system level requirements documents and understanding their application to Hardware designs
  • Schematic Capture using Mentor Graphics Dx Designer or equivalent.
  • Hardware design of complex FPGA based designs is essential
  • High speed serial communication protocols and architectures
  • Hands on experience of Hardware, Firmware & Software Integration of Micro Processor Based designs onto hardware platforms is essential
  • A methodical approach to the full hardware design lifecycle, working to a structured hardware process is required
  • De-bugging and testing new designs and supporting module and system related test, verification and integration project phases as required by a development type programme prior to system deliveries.
  • Ability to interface with suppliers of key components and assemblies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across different disciplines both verbally and in written form.
  • Ability to work on own or as part of a team to resolve technical issues

*** IMPORTANT - Due to the UK MOD status of the client this role is open to UK Eyes only - You MUST be in posession of a British Passport at the time of application ***

If you are interested in this role and meet the security and technical requirements, please apply now or email for further information now!

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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