Hardware Engineer

Recruiter
Ultra
Location
Greenford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Feb 2021
Closes
27 Mar 2021
Ref
JUL20208071
Clearance Level
DV, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Permanent
Hardware Engineer

Ultra Electronics Communication & Integrated Systems - Greenford

About Ultra Group

Ultra is transforming. Our mission is to innovate today for a safer tomorrow. We are investigators, problem solvers, brilliant thinkers, relentless explorers. We are Ultra.?

We provide innovative, mission-specific, bespoke technological solutions to our customers' most complex problems. We provide systems for the maritime, C4ISTAR-EW (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, acquisition and reconnaissance - electronic warfare), military and commercial aerospace, nuclear, and industrial sensors markets.?

With 4,000 employees, we span the globe and are listed on the London Stock Exchange

About Ultra CIS

Our engineers work on the most difficult cybersecurity challenges in order to protect our national security and critical infrastructure; we strive to protect what matters. It's why we come to work. It's what we are good at. We pride ourselves on providing state of the art development tools, an excellent working environment and career development opportunities.

Role Purpose

We have an exciting opportunity for Hardware Engineers at all levels to join our team based in Greenford.

In this role you will be responsible for research, design and development of digital and analogue electronics within the hardware engineering team.

Key Responsibilities
  • Specify, design and prove/verify digital and analogue electronic hardware in order to deliver high quality electronic hardware that meets the requirements in a timely manner and within budget.
  • Perform design calculations and carry out simulations using industry standard tools, and prototype as required, in order to estimate performance, identify high-risk areas and ensure high quality designs that require minimal re-design.
  • Develop and test/verify electronic hardware according to the hardware development process.
  • Estimate time and effort required for electronic hardware activities and deliver to these time and effort estimates to ensure cost and schedule adherence.
  • Provide technical direction and exert technical influence across multiple projects, such that the optimal approach, architecture and design are selected.
  • Work with production test to ensure designs are suitable for volume production. Also support production to assist them with the rapid debugging and resolution of electronic hardware issues encountered in order to minimise production delays.
Personal Attributes
  • Degree in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive experience of one or more of the following;
    - Experience of high-speed digital designs that include processors and programmable devices
    - Experience of analogue circuit design and switched-mode power supply design
    - Able to design reliable power supplies that meet requirements and analyse against all input and output conditions across temperature, and estimate performance accurately.
  • Competent with schematic capture tools and understands how to constrain layout using rules/classes/groups.
  • Must have developed large, complex designs requiring multi-layer PCBs (and PCB stack-up design).
  • Appreciation of design and test for EMC and TEMPEST (preferred).
  • Used DOORS, PADS and/or PSpice (advantageous).
Benefits

Every employee is critical to our success and as such we offer a range of flexible employee benefits along with career development opportunities for motivated and dedicated employees. You will receive:
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • up to 4x your annual salary in life assurance
  • Flexible benefits package (retail vouchers, gym discounts, employee share scheme, ability to buy or sell annual leave and more!)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sports and Social club
Security clearance

Due to the nature of work undertaken applicants will be required to meet Security Clearance

Please be aware that many roles working for Ultra will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organization.

Ultra Electronics are an equal opportunities employer.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot acknowledge or respond to all applications. If you have not heard from us within 14 days, please assume you have, unfortunately, not been successful.

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