Digital Hardware Engineer

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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  • Salary:

    £31500 - £46500 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 1 year ago

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Digital Hardware Engineer

Permanent role

Salary: £31,500 to £46,500

Location: Edinburgh

A world class defence organisation specialising in cutting edge radars for the Eurofighter Typhoon and SAAB Gripen fighter jets, as well as Maritime and Airborne surveillance systems are seeking a Digital Hardware Engineer.

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

Responsibilities - Digital Hardware Engineer

  • 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

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge - Digital Hardware Engineer

  • Analysing system level requirements documents and understanding their application to Hardware designs;

  • Schematic Capture using Mentor Graphics Dx Designer or equivalent.

  • Hardware design of complex FPGA based designs is essential

  • 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 communicate effectively across different disciplines both verbally and in written form

  • Ability to work on own or as part of a team to resolve technical issues

  • Ability to schedule work and manage time in keeping with project timescales and budgets

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