Hardware Engineer – Defence Ref# V-32518

  • South West, Gloucestershire, Tewkesbury, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32518

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading technology innovator who provides advanced defence and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains.

They currently require an experienced Hardware Engineer – Defence who will be working on a wide range of component-level designs in the development of our products. This typically includes integrating high-speed data converters, high-end FPGAs, ARM-based System-on-Chip devices and associated power supply circuitry onto mixed signal PCBs.

Key Responsibilities for the Hardware Engineer – Defence:

  • Responsibility for the design and overall quality of complex electronic sub-systems.
  • Specification and design of circuits containing functionality including:

– Multi-gigabit High-Speed Serial channels (PCIE, 10G Ethernet, USB3 and JESD204B)
– Memory (DDR3, DDR4, Flash)
– Microprocessor (including ARM), FPGA (Xilinx, Intel) and MPSoC (Xilinx)
– Power supply design including filtering/isolation, point of load and power sequencing

  • Design analysis using industry-standard tools such as Siemens HyperLynx (SI / PI) and Spice.
  • Collaboration with support functions and wider engineering disciplines e.g. software, firmware, PCB and mechanical engineering.
  • Support of junior engineers through technical leadership and guidance.

 Skills & Experience Required by the Hardware Engineer – Defence:

  • Experience in high-speed digital and analogue hardware design, simulation, implementation and verification.
  • Integration and test of PCB assemblies and systems.
  • Requirements elicitation and management.
  • Experience and knowledge of tools and techniques required to develop production-ready electronic products such as Design for Test, Design for Assembly and Design for Manufacture.
  • Experience with Change Management systems (ARAS PLM, Windchill) to manage component and product lifecycle data through the implementation of Problem Reports, Engineering Change Requests, etc.

 Benefits and perks:

  • Flexible, condensed or reduced working hours considered and hybrid working where possible
  • Noon finish every Friday
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), increasing with long service and with the opportunity to buy/sell up to 5 days
  • Private medical insurance with optional family cover
  • Pension scheme of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Life Assurance 4x salary (flexible up to 10x)

If your skills and experience match this Hardware Engineer – Defence opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to – info@holtexecutive.com 

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