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Senior Digital Hardware Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH121901
  • Location: England, Hertfordshire
  • Sector: Electronic Engineering, Defence
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
  • Date posted: 01/03/2018
Job Title: Senior Digital Hardware Engineer
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 p.a + benefits
Location: Hertfordshire

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Digital Hardware Engineer to join one of the few truly pioneering Space companies in the UK. You will be responsible for the development of Digital Processors for use in telecommunication Satellites. From high capacity supporting inter-satellite optical data links to implementing cryptographic algorithms to protect the spacecraft itself. You can guarantee that this role will be truly varied and challenging.

In this rewarding role you will be developing some of the highest performing digital communication equipment available internationally as well as being a part of a well-established company with a strong global presence.

Please note that exceptional more junior candidates will also be considered.


*Technical responsibility for a processor equipment, starting from the customer specification through to delivered hardware
*Full life-cycle hardware design
*Performing component selection, simulations, analysis and schematic capture
*Working closely with ASIC / FPGA designers and directing PCB layout engineers
*Supporting customer reviews
*Co-ordinating analyses by company experts in areas such as thermal, mechanical and radiation


*Experience of the complete hardware design cycle, from requirements capture, through schematic design, constraints capture, design analyses to hands-on support to manufacture and test.
*Electronic circuit design - both digital and analogue, testing of prototype designs at board and unit level
*Knowledge of mixed signal, high speed and RF design (desirable)
*An understanding of power supply design (desirable)
*An understanding of FPGA / ASIC design (Xilinx, Microsemi) (desirable)

If you are interested in finding out some more information on the aforementioned Senior Digital Hardware Engineer vacancy then please submit an application.

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