Principal Hardware Engineer

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    Basildon, Essex

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £45 per hour

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    Hannah Pepper

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    about 2 years ago

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Principal Hardware Engineer


£45 per hour

A world leading aerospace and defence organisation are looking to recruit a Principal Hardware Engineer to work across a range of projects throughout various stages of the product lifecycle from initial concept development through to early life production support.

As a Principal Hardware Engineer your responsibilities will include:

+ Good team player with a willingness to share ideas and communicate well within a project team environment.

+ Able to work independently, managing own workload and reporting accurately and regularly on progress.

+ A willingness to work proactively within a fast moving and dynamic environment.

+ Make technical decisions within own sphere of responsibility.

Skills and knowledge required:

+ Strong digital circuity design including designs of boards using complex FPGAs

+ Extensive experience of PCB development tools and process.

+ Experience of DFx (designing for cost, test and manufacturability)

+ Experience in System level and sub-system integration and Debug.

+ Electro-Optics experience beneficial

+ Design of engineering solutions taking into account all requirements such as product quality, safety, reliability and testability.

+ Present robust engineering solutions at design and peer reviews to ensure technical accuracy of specifications, designs and reports.

+ Undertake project tasks covered by a statement of work, detailing input, processes and output together with cost/timescale constraints to ensure delivery of project objectives.