What we do matters. In short, we work to make the world safer. No matter where your talents lie, working as part of L3 TRL Technology means you are directly contributing to a more secure society, helping to protect national security and combat evolving and emerging threats around the world.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for a Hardware Consultant to join our Engineering Team and contribute to our Electronic Warfare product set.
What will the role entail?
Taking responsibility for the design and overall quality of the hardware, and provide leadership and guidance for junior engineers
Documentation of design specifications and implementation details
Lead design reviews
Upholding of hardware design standards and methodologies
Realisation of complex system requirements to provide robust and reliable hardware solutions
Responsibility for the complete implementation of detailed technical items and an understanding / appreciation of system level items
Flexibility is essential as specifications may not be fully defined at the start of development, and liaison with customers for continued feedback and input of requirements is likely throughout the development
Collaboration with other team members (including hardware, firmware, software, mechanical and PCB engineers) to agree system specifications, interfaces and protocols etc
Development of appropriate test hardware and procedures, both informal and formal, to prove the correct operation of hardware
Provide support for the hardware and manage component obsolescence throughout its lifecycle
Monitoring and reporting of progress of development to immediate supervisor and development team
Use of Mentor Graphics schematic entry (including signal integrity analysis)
What skills will I need to be successful?
Design of analogue and digital circuits for man-portable battery-powered and high-power vehicle systems
Experience of implementation of technologies including : - High speed digital interfaces (PCIe, 10G Ethernet, USB 3) - Memory (DDR3, DDR4, Flash) -
Embedded Microprocessors (including ARM) - FPGA circuit implementation (Xilinx, Intel, Microsemi) - Power supply design for FPGAs and Processors - Low power design
Ability to design, integrate and test PCBAs and systems
Good understanding of the component market and COTS product offerings
What additional skills would be beneficial?
Basic embedded software
What values should I work to?
Our core values are at the heart of everything we do and are what drive our organisation towards growth and success.
To become a thriving employee at TRL, you should aspire to be innovative and results and delivery oriented. We encourage continuous improvement so taking accountability and ownership over processes, project and ideas is key.
It is important that our employees communicate effectively and work collaboratively to get the best from people. Above all else, we are a customer led organisation whether that be internal or external customers and we strive to deliver excellence in all we do.
What else can we offer you?
We appreciate the hard work, commitment and enthusiasm of our employees. Ensuring our employees have a healthy work life balance is important to us so alongside a competitive salary and excellent training and development opportunities, we also offer :
Competitive pension plan
Flexible working hours, with a 12pm finish on Fridays
Free car parking
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Access to a Financial Advisor and Occupational Health Service
What else do I need to know?
All of our roles require successful candidates to undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard and / or United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) to obtain a Security Check (SC) without restrictions.