Hardware Design Engineer

Location
Falmouth, Cornwall
Salary
£Dependent on Experience
Posted
14 Mar 2017
Expires
21 Mar 2017
Ref
MB 35333
Sector
Electronics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Electronics Manufacturer is looking to recruit an experienced Hardware Design Engineer to work with a team on Digital Electronic Hardware Design, Development and system evaluation.  Multi-discipline circuit design and product prototype evaluation with consideration to EMC compliance. advise PCB layout.
Key elements of the role will be:
High speed digital design - Logic, Timing, Signal Integrity
Microprocessor and Microcontroller design, DSP, FPGA, CPLD, Memory.
Digital serial communications, ADC, DAC, logic and memory device interfaces.
Control surface electronics: rotary encoders, touch screen technology, USB and Ethernet peripherals.
Cost and manufacture design analysis
Circuit Schematic and advise PCB layout - space and cost critical designs essential.
Circuit/PCB prototype evaluation involving signal integrity, general electrical noise, EMC and power behaviour.
Liaison with production engineering including engineering change documentation and advising production on test strategy.
Candidates will have a degree from an accredited course in Electronic Engineering, or suitable experience in the field, showing evidence of skills in cost effective design for a very competitive market. 
Applicants will require a good knowledge, understanding and experience of most of the following :

High speed digital design - Logic, Timing, Signal Integrity etc
Embedded Microprocessor and Microcontroller design
Digital circuit components : DSP, FPGA, CPLD, Memory etc
Digital serial communications, SPI, ADC, DAC, logic and memory device interfaces.  Knowledge of USB and Ethernet peripherals.

Circuit Schematic design – ideally Altium

Knowledge and experience of the following will be considered an advantage :

PCB layout – experience of multi-layer layout, ideally Altium.

VHDL, Programmable logic design tools, synthesis and simulation
Knowledge of digital audio, C programming language.

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