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Hardware Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Ellis

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  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    23 Aug 00:00

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Akton Recruitment are on the lookout for a Hardware Engineer in the Edinburgh area for a world leader in Subsea Automation.
  • Your electronics skills will be used across the full hardware lifecycle: from requirements analysis; through design, and unit test; to integrating hardware with the target system; and lastly to acceptance test and delivery to the customer.
  • As a hardware engineer, you will be responsible for contributing to high quality and robust designs; for fully documenting and recording your work; keeping them under configuration management and providing plans and progress reports.
  • You will develop practical skills in design techniques for low power, low noise applications, understanding of key processes and technologies, and develop leading edge, multi-layer boards using the latest technologies available.
  • You will work closely with Systems, Mechanical, Hardware and Software engineers to solve real integration problems on complex systems.
  • Two to five years relevant industry experience.
  • Degree qualified in a relevant science-based honours degree in Electronics Engineering.
  • Proven experience of Schematic Capture using Altium Designer or equivalent.
  • Proven experience of Layout using Altium Designer or equivalent.
  • Experience of Analogue and Digital Hardware design.
  • Experience of Low Power Hardware Design.
  • Experience of Low Noise Hardware Design.
  • A methodical approach to the full hardware design lifecycle, working to a structured hardware process, while having experience of de-bugging and testing new designs and supporting verification and integration.
  • Ability to interface with suppliers of key components and assemblies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across different disciplines both verbally and in written form, as well as being able to work on own and as part of a team.
  • Salary £30/£35k depending on experience
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Share Options Scheme
  • 33 days holidays per year (inclusive of public holidays)
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