Principal Hardware Engineer
Harris Corporation
Tewkesbury, England
16h ago

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

Childcare scheme

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.

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