Hardware Engineer

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  • Location:

    Chelmsford, Essex

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50000 per annum

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    Hannah Pepper

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    about 2 years ago

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Hardware Engineer

A global leader in specialised components and subsystems for innovative solutions are looking to recruit a Hardware Engineer to work within the Quantum Technology team developing technologies to access new markets with revolutionary timing and gravity products, in space and on the ground.

As a Hardware Engineer your responsibilities will include:

+ Identify cost effective opportunities to implement use of 3rd party software/hardware, analysis techniques and/or design tools to facilitate the development activities.

+ Development of appropriate test hardware and procedures, both informal and formal (subsystem qualification test level), to rigorously prove the correct operation of hardware prior to system integration.

+ Provide support for the hardware and manage component obsolescence throughout its product lifecycle.

+ Accurate monitoring and reporting of development progress to development team project and technical leads.

+ Responsibility for the complete implementation of detailed technical items and an understanding/appreciation of system level requirements, and how they flow-down into the electronics hardware requirements.

+ Demonstrate flexibility as specifications may not be fully defined at the start of development , and therefore the ability to cope with an agile working environment is required.

To succeed in this role you will have:

+ A strong background in electronic hardware and embedded software design

+ Design of analogue, high speed digital and RF circuits for low power electronics, such as atomic clocks, mobile computing devices, portable communications systems, computing systems.

+ Experience of creating robust, ruggedised and miniaturised electronics hardware designs

+ Experienced in designing products to operate within a high noise environment.

+ Experienced in design for reliability (MTBF)

+ BEng/BS in Electronics Engineering or similar