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Senior Hardware Design Engineer

This position offers the opportunity to join the Hardware Design team, within the Space Systems design centre in Manchester. Here we are designing our next generation of radiation hardened satellite modems to bring advanced processing capabilities to the satellite payload. As a member of this dynamic and highly motivated team you will have access to best in class EDA design tools and will be working on leading edge process technologies.

Job Description

  • Responsible throughout the product development lifecycle for the specification, design and validation of satellite communication platforms
  • Detailed circuit design including schematic capture, component selection and simulation
  • Directing in-house and 3rd party PCB layout design teams
  • Deliver prototype and product quality manufacturing packages
  • Supporting Hardware/Software/System integration, validation and qualification

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years experience in a hardware product design role
  • Design of complex, high speed circuits implemented as high density, multi-layer (10+) PCBs
  • Experience of circuit and PCB design and simulation tools (e.g. Allegro, ADS, SiWave, HFSS, CST)
  • Hands on experience in the design of products that contain the following:
    • Microcontrollers / Digital Signal processors / FPGA / ASIC
    • High speed digital Interfaces (e.g. SerDes, ADC/DACs, etc)
    • Power supplies and sensors
  • In addition, specialist knowledge in the following areas would be advantageous:
    • High reliability system design (Space, Military, Automotive, etc)
    • RF design
    • DC/DC power supply design
    • Verilog/VHDL for developing board/power/clock/etc management components
    • Developing ASIC prototyping systems using FPGAs
    • Knowledge of environmental, thermal, safety and EMI/EMC standards
    • Practical use of scripting languages Tcl/Python/Perl etc

If you wish to be considered for this role, please email your CV and Cover Letter