Job Summary

Digital Electronics Lead Hardware Engineer

Stevenage | £82k | Engineering

Recruiter: Advanced Resource Managers Limited

Digital Electronics Lead Hardware Engineer

£42hr Inside


  • Coordination of all technical elements of the project, working with and overseeing the work of design engineers in the same functional team
  • Produce digital electronic board specifications, from product or architecture requirements
  • Define interfaces and digital parameters.
  • Consider switching speeds, pulses, rise and fall times, feedback and interference, impedance of devices, signal transmission
  • Define performance criteria and define how to prove validation and verification of performance with test strategy.
  • Produce and review circuit diagrams, iterating design where necessary due to circuit analysis outputs and PCB layout constraints.
  • Produce and review detailed design analysis e.g. WCA, PSA, FMECA/FMEA
  • Work closely with other engineering teams to support detailed design in CAD/CAM or VHDL implementation on component/ equipment/ mechanical/VHDL level in accordance with engineering design rules.
  • Interface with internal support functions e.g. radiation, thermal and mechanical design, EMC, parts procurement
  • Lead technical interface to external customer and suppliers
  • Provide progress updates to technical and project managers, provide inputs for scheduling and costing
  • Lead engineering investigations, troubleshooting and problem resolution activity


  • High speed electronic circuit board specification, schematic capture, component selection and related analyses.
  • Lifecycle experience of digital equipment’s - design / manufacture / test, including customer interfacing.
  • Hardware used - debug and test validation of designs
  • Software used - schematic capture, layout and simulation tools (e.g. Mentor Expedition)
  • Standards/accreditations/methodologies - ESA/ECSS and MIL Standards
  • Experience of team leadership, mentoring junior design engineers


  • Mentor DxDesigner.
  • Requirements management (DOORS) and SoC / RFD management.


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