Principal Hardware Engineer

Recruiter
Ceema Recruitment
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Principal Hardware Engineers are highly sought after, our world leading defence/aero client is seeking Principal Hardware Engineers to work on a significant aero programme. Description Senior/Principal Hardware Engineer We are an international leader in the development of cutting edge sensor products deployed across a wide range of airborne platforms for our Aerospace and Defence customers. * Our technology defines the capability of the Eurofighter Typhoon * Our products help return service men and women safely home to their families * Our surveillance radar helps coastguards to save lives of people lost at sea We are number 1 in Airborne Infra-Red Counter Measures, in Airborne Laser Designators and in Airborne Radar outside of the US You will be joining our team of over 1,000 highly skilled engineers at our Edinburgh site. This is a great opportunity to bring your talents to our world class facility and form an integral part of our future. We are looking for creative thinkers who have a passion for applying technology to solve real world problems and developing our next generation of world beating products. Job Description The Advanced Targeting product group is expanding into new and exciting areas and a Senior / Principal Hardware Engineer is required to bolster the engineering team. Key Responsibility Areas In this role, you will help develop products from the support of existing designs through early life production support to brand new product development. Responsibilities primarily focus on supporting design verification, product qualification and production support activities. You will be responsible for instigating Route Cause and Corrective Action investigations and defining & implementing design change resulting from these investigations. Product development will cover the full life cycle from requirement capture through prototyping, schematic capture & simulation, supporting PCB Layout & manufacture to build, test and qualification. You will be working as part of an integrated product team where a strong working relationship with other non-engineering functions is essential. You will also be responsible for devising, implementing and documenting design verification tests as new designs transition into production. This will be a demanding and fast moving role with a high degree of customer focus. Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required Strong analogue & mixed-signal circuit design experience. Experience of designing for cost, test and manufacturability Experience in Module and System level integration and Debug. A proven background in working with external suppliers and customers. Significant expertise with PCB development tools and process (Mentor xDx Designer, LTSpice, SystemVision, Hyperlynx - preferred) Experience in Module and System level integration and debug. A willingness to work within a fast moving and dynamic environment. A degree of Firmware design and implementation experience would be an advantage. Be a good team player with a willingness to share ideas and communicate well within a team environment. Interest in developing team leadership and mentoring skills. Electro-Optics experience beneficial. So now you're part of our team… You will benefit from everything you would expect from an industry leading people focussed company. This includes flexible working arrangements and generous benefits that can be tailored to your individual lifestyle. You will also benefit from training opportunities, access to leisure facilities, childcare and retail vouchers and an award-winning pension scheme. Due to the nature of the tasks involved, any candidate being considered mush be capable of achieving full SC security clearance and may require access to caveated information such as UK Eyes Only and ITAR