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Hardware Lead

Outsource UK Ltd
Christchurch, UK
Closing date
29 Oct 2020

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Hardware Lead, Requirements, Design, Integration

A Hardware Lead with Requirements, Design and Integration is required to work on a twelve month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Dorset

Overview of the Hardware Lead contract role

Could you develop systems to operate from the Stratosphere? Could you create systems that can allow a user to securely browse the internet from a secret network? Want to work on the next generation of Military IT systems? Would you like to be part of a team, integrating leading edge technologies to provide our military services with an advantage?

If any of those grab your attention, how would you like to work for a business that is committed to making the workplace agile and flexible to meet the diverse needs of our customers? Where high standards of work are expected and encouraged? Where people are understood and valued? Where you can develop and enhance your skills and knowledge, with potential to become a leader in a global business?

We are looking for an experienced hardware engineer to work in a team environment across the full engineering lifecycle, including:

Hardware Requirements Specification and Management
Hardware Design
COTS Selection and Supplier Liaison
Hardware Assembly
Integration of sub-systems
Hardware Verification
Installation (e.g. into an Air Platform environment)As a specialist hardware engineer you will be expected to:

provide thought leadership in the hardware engineering approach
offer innovative hardware solutions to requirements and technical challenges
lead hardware activities and teams
conduct coaching of less experienced engineers
deliver procedural and technical guidance and rigour
execute tasks proactively and independentlyYour existing skills and qualifications as a Hardware Engineer should ideally include a number of the following:

Competence and knowledge in:

COTS integration within a secure environment
Electrical Design and Installation
Systems integration within Air platform environment
Electronics/Embedded Computing
Thermal Dynamics, Analysis and Test
Configuration management
Technical documentation
3D CAD Design and Analysis
Power Systems Design for Electronics/COTS items
Structural and Safety Analysis and understanding of Design Certification and Product Safety Processes
Design of equipment to meet stringent environmental requirements such as EMC/T, Environmental etc. (awareness of DEF-STANS)The role is based in Christchurch, Dorset - commutable from Salisbury, Fordingbridge, Ringwood, Lymington, Ferndown, Bournemouth and Poole with excellent access from Southampton, Eastleigh and Winchester

If you are a Hardware Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone (phone number removed)

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

Outsource. Our People. Your Success.

Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors.

We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates.

The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs.

Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a "one-stop shop" to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and, in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support).

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