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Hardware Engineer

Industry: Permanent/Executive/Head Hunting

Job Description

We currently have a requirement for an Electronics Hardware Engineer with the following qualifications and skill set to complement our existing hardware and software development team.

- Suitably qualified to HNC/HND or degree level in an Electronics discipline

- 5 years of experience in a development environment desirable

- Good knowledge base in Electronic principles and design in the following areas:

o Embedded 32/64-bit processor systems and peripherals, such as memory systems

o Microcontroller systems

o FPGA architectures

o Digital systems design

o Analogue design

o Power supply design for low voltage DC systems

o Design for EMC compliance

o Design for environmental compliance

o Safety related design principles

o Thermal management

o Understanding of peripheral devices and interfaces such as ethernet, USB, PCIe, SPI, CAN, I2C, RS232/RS422/RS485.

o PCB layout principles

- Applicable and transferrable tools knowledge as follows:

o Schematic capture tools experience essential, preferably Cadence

o PCB Layout tools experience essential, preferably Cadence Allegro

o VHDL tools experience desirable, preferably Lattice or Altera

- Understanding and working knowledge of OS, software and programming languages desirable, such as


o Embedded C

o Linux systems

o UBoot

o Python

o Bash shell scripting

  • Experience and understanding of a manufacturing environment and the need for design for manufacture
  • Relevant test experience and understanding and demonstration of capabilities for design for test
  • Good documentation skills using packages such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • Good configuration management skills and practices including a solid understanding of revision control systems and structured workflows such as svn and git.

The successful candidate will enjoy a diverse role, with many different aspects of hardware development. The role will offer significant professional growth opportunities as well as training and personal development, all appraised annually. The successful candidate will be required to interface on project developments with some of our clients on a regular basis and may involve some international travel.

It will be necessary to work on-site to support lab development and collaborate with the engineering team at regular intervals. The candidate should be a UK national and hold a current UK driving licence. The Company offers an auto-enrolment pension scheme and 4 weeks annual leave not including bank holidays and factory closure between Christmas and New Year. Further holidays are accrued based on length of service.

Job Types

Full-time, Permanent


Up to £50,000.00 per year

Ref: 266

Location: Cwmbran

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
£60k - 70k per year + excellent benefits

Benefits:excellent benefits

Contact: Massimo Dibartolo


Posted: 02/04/2024

Last Updated: 02/04/2024