Hardware Design Engineer

Falmouth, Cornwall
£Dependent on Experience
14 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
MB 35333
Contract Type
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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