Principal Hardware Engineer

Location: Greenford, Middlesex Salary: Up to £45 per hour
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Charlie Ringer

Principal Hardware Engineer needed - Greenford - Contract position - Paying up to £45 per hour

I am currently recruiting for a Principal Hardware Engineer for an initial 6 moth contract based in Greenford. My client is a globally recognised and respected defence company who specialise is Military electronic applications.

Some of the main duties of the Principal Hardware Engineer include:

  • Provide specialist knowledge and support to engineering team.
  • Apply diversified engineering knowledge to quickly trouble-shoot difficult problems.
  • Interact with customers and other external bodies.
  • Identify and drive for most cost-effective engineering solutions; balance various diverse quantities in supporting this calculation (NRE, UPC); is innovative in this regard.
  • Propose improvements in tools and techniques that support innovation and make the engineering organisation more efficient.
  • Conduct appropriate research and apply existing and emerging technology to practical developments.
  • Recognised as a domain expert inside the company, and possibly also with external bodies.
  • Mentor and coach other engineers; share knowledge willingly and constructively.
  • Review and sign-off significant technical documents; chair technical reviews.
  • Explain technically complex concepts clearly to less technical/involved parties, applying strong presentation skills where necessary.
  • Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual

Requirements to be the successful Principal Hardware Engineer:

  • Experience in high speed digital designs that include processors, programmable devices and some analogue circuits.
  • Must be able to estimate time and effort required and deliver projects on time and to the required quality.
  • Must have worked on complex electronics designs and multi-layer PCBs.
  • Competent with schematic capture and understands how to constrain layout using rules/classes/groups.
  • Experienced in use of advanced SPICE techniques to ensure circuits are modelled against variable parameters.
  • Familiar with how to operate spectrum analysers, EMC receivers, vector network analysers.
  • Can optimise for low power, low noise, or tight performance across tolerance.
  • Can quantify at design time expected performance and high risk areas.
  • Uses appropriate simulation and prototyping techniques to ensure confidence in released designs.
  • Competent in EMC and TEMPEST test techniques and

The successful candidate must be able to obtain Security Clearance therefore hold a British passport.

If you are interested in this position then please give me a call today! 01342 330 504

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