Hardware Engineer

Location
Middlesex
Salary
£30000 - £37000 per annum + bonuses
Posted
09 Mar 2017
Closes
06 Apr 2017
Ref
1141933
Contact
Steven Mitchell
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Permanent
An opportunity to further your career within a market leading company that houses the most interesting engineering projects in the country and world. You might be looking for an increase in responsibilities, or you might be looking to step sideways into a company that employs over 10,000 people worldwide. Either way, this employer offers great career prospects and opportunities to work within a fantastic working environment.

High-end technology, market leading business, great salary and benefits in Middlesex

Job Purpose:
Hardware Engineering of high grade equipment for deployment in TCP/IP networks.

Scope / dimensions:
Responsible for design and development of digital circuits to support Ethernet / IP communications and data processing.

Key Responsibilities:
- Responsible for design and development of high speed digital circuits including microprocessor and FPGA devices.
- Can use standard engineering methods and techniques to solve complex problems; can select appropriate tools or methods for the task in hand.
- Responsible for the production of specifications, reports and proposals.
- Able to assist more senior engineers in larger, more complex design or development tasks.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
- Competent with schematic capture and understands how to constrain layout using rules/classes/groups.
- Creates effective product acceptance specifications.
- Familiar with digital design techniques and signal integrity principles.
- Familiar with microprocessor and processor technology, FPGA and programmable logic technology, memory technologies and can select and suggest appropriate devices.
- Can carry out timing analysis.
- Uses SPICE to ensure circuits will meet design requirements.
- Can estimate component and junction temperatures.
- Devises and executes appropriate test plans.
- Knowledge of manufacturing test and inspection techniques such as JTAG, AOI, Flying Probe, X-Ray, functional test.
- Knowledge of PCB manufacturing process from PCB fabrication through to component assembly.
- Has an appreciation of TCP/IP protocols.
- Experience of designing digital (processor, memory, FPGA) for development in harsh environments.
- Familiar with how to operate spectrum analysers, logic analysers, high performance oscilloscopes.
- Perform timing analysis on complex design
- Use of simulation and prototyping techniques to ensure confidence in released designs.
- Understanding of electronic assembly failure modes and problem solving techniques.
- Able to produce accurate and comprehensive documentation of the design including component selection, Bill of Material management and design trade-offs.
- Support to software, firmware and production teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of one of the most forward thinking companies in the UK and to further develop your own skills and capabilities.
If you believe that the prior details are relevant to your recent work experience then please do not hesitate to apply to this advert with your up to date CV. Alternatively, you can submit your CV to steven(dot)mitchell(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk