Digital Hardware Engineer

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Digital Hardware Engineer

A new opportunity has arisen for a Digital Hardware Engineer to join a leading Defence and Aerospace company for 6 months in Stevenage.

Job Description

Tasks
The main tasks and responsibilities are likely to include:

* Working as part of a hardware team designing complex digital communication processors, the key equipment on Telecoms satellite payload.
* Project involvement from negotiating the customer specification to delivering hardware.
* Working with suppliers to specify, develop and characterise high-performance mixed signal, ASIC and power integrated circuits.
* Design capture and performance analysis using state of the art techniques and toolsets.
* Pre and post layout simulations for signal and power integrity.
* Performing design analysis, ie parts stress, FMECA, worst case and reliability.
* Working closely with ASIC / FPGA designers and directing PCB layout engineers.
* Co-ordinating design analyses by company experts in areas such as thermal, mechanical, radiation and EMC.
* Researching and designing the next generation products, SiP, ALM etc.

Skills
Essential:

* Experience of the complete hardware design cycle, from requirements capture, through schematic design and constraints capture.
* Design analyses and hands-on support of hardware assembly, integration, environmental qualification and production testing.
* Electronic circuit design, digital and analog, debug, characterisation and design verification.
* Commissioning of prototype designs at board and unit level.

Desirable:

* Experience of the mentor graphics DxDesigner / CES flow.
* Knowledge of high speed digital and mixed signal circuit design.
* An understanding of power supply design.
* Experience of the FPGA and ASIC design process with Xilinx and Microsemi devices.

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Key Consultant

Rosy Hill

Profile

The range of roles I help recruit for is as wide as it is varied. In the (ARM Corporate Services) Engineering Division, I support a range of high profile global companies within the defence, satellite and telecommunications industries, which means an ongoing, steep, learning curve.