Hardware Engineer

Vacancy posted: Monday, 9 January 2017

Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 23 January 2017
Job ref. no.: 262957-A

Hardware Engineer required to join our clients Imaging Applications and Engineering team based in Edinburgh on a permanent basis.

The team is a central group responsible for the development of the hardware platforms required by the applications, product, test, and validation and characterisation teams and by our customers.

The Role

This position is for a Hardware Engineer to work as part of the overall Hardware team to define and develop robust and flexible hardware solutions to match product needs and support internal and external customer requirements.
The hardware being developed ranges from high-speed image capture solutions, host/device bridge boards, power management and lighting control solutions. As our hardware developments are used in various environments and at various locations around the world it is vital that what is developed is clearly documented, optimised, repeatable and reliable and that future needs are considered as well as current ones.
The hardware engineer will also be expected to support the hardware in the field and to manage distribution and returns.
The roles envisaged are:

Hardware development - Schematic capture, PCB design, FPGA design and development, design verification and testing.
Hardware support - enhancements, user support, distribution and returns.
Hardware re-work - board debug, failure analysis and repair.

Although this is primarily a hardware role some software skills particularly of scripting languages would be advantageous.

Key skills and experience:

Experience of schematic capture tools
Knowledge of PCB layout/tracking rules for maintaining signal integrity.
Analogue and digital design skills.
Digital Design skills using Verilog and VHDL
FPGA Synthesis and Place & Route (Xilinx)
Good communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
Self motivated

Useful Knowledge and Experience

Knowledge of Altium Vault and PCB layout and analysis tools would be an advantage -
Microcontroller programming using C.
Familiarity with software languages such as Python, C++ and C#.

Please apply online with up to date CV.

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Contact Name Lindsay Gregor
Telephone 0141 225 2537
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