Hardware Digital Design Engineer

Kerr Recruitment Ltd
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
Closing date
31 Oct 2020

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Hardware Digital Design Engineer


Permanent Full-time

£35-50K + Benefits

Kerr operating as an employment business working on behalf of our client, a Global Engineering Services provider, for their co-located team based in Edinburgh for their client, a global defence industry leader. We are seeking to appoint a Hardware Digital Design Engineer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for designing high speed digital Printed Circuit Boards that utilise the latest FPGA, Microprocessor and high speed interconnect technologies.

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week

  • Designing high speed digital Printed Circuit Boards that utilise the latest FPGA, Microprocessor and high speed interconnect technologies
  • Supporting throughout the full 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 within a multi-disciplined team of engineers to solve real integration problems on complex systems

Ideal candidate would have:
  • First or second Degree in Electronic Engineering (BSc, BEng, MEng, MSc, PhD, EngD) or a related science
  • Hardware design of complex FPGA based designs is essential
  • MMIC experience desirable
  • Analysing system level requirements documents and understanding their application to Hardware designs;Schematic Capture using Mentor Graphics Dx Designer or equivalent.
  • Design of high speed serial communication links and knowledge of associated 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
  • Debugging, testing and verification of new designs and supporting their commissioning and integration into the target system;
  • Ability to liaise with suppliers of key components and assemblies
  • Ability to schedule work and manage time in keeping with project timescales and budgets

UK citizenship is mandatory to be able to clear the background checks and obtain unrestricted SC clearance. Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage.

Closing Date: 30/11/2020

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