Electronic Design Engineer / Firmware Engineer - Ulverston.

  • Job Reference: 00000024-1
  • Date Posted: 12 March 2019
  • Recruiter: Saxon Recruitment
  • Location: Ulverston, Cumbria
  • Salary: £38,000 to £48,000
  • Sector: All Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Steve Saxon
  • Email: steve@saxonrecruitment.com

Job Description

Electronic Design Engineer / Firmware Engineer - Ulverston. 

Electronic Design, Digital Electronics, Hardware Design, Firmware, VHDL, CPLD, FPGA, Xilinx, PCB, Altium, Embedded Software, C/C++, EMC. 

Commutable from Kendal, Ulverston, Lancaster, Barrow, Lake District. 

This award winning organisation are looking for an experienced Electronic Design Engineer / Firmware Engineer / Hardware Engineer, to work on exciting and technically challenging projects in acoustic and sonar technology, which combines state of the art software, electronic hardware and firmware, with product designs capable of withstanding deep oceans. 

This is a broad and highly varied Electronics Design / Firmware, multi-disciplinary role requiring both flexibility and an organized approach, and the ability to work to deadlines. Significant knowledge and experience with electronic hardware design are required, Digital Electronics, PCB, Altium, Protel, along with some programming language abilities in C, C++, and VHDL or Verilog. 

As a Firmware Engineer / Electronic Design Engineer you will ideally have a good Degree in Electronics or similar, MSc or PhD. You will ideally also have abilities in Maths, some ‘C’ ( micro-controller ), VHDL (CPLD and FPGA), debugging, DSP. You may have worked in a small multidisciplinary R&D design team developing products from concept through to production over the full product development lifecycle. 

The Electronics Design Engineer / Firmware Engineer will join a small team working on the Development of software, electronic and electro-mechanical content of new products. These are very interesting projects on the control/display of a range of sensors including sonar, video, 3D visualisation and positioning/surveying devices. 

The Electronics Design Engineer / Firmware Engineer responsibilities include : 
PRODUCT DESIGN - 
- Software/Firmware: C, C++, VHDL or Verilog 
- New product inception, definition and design 
- Acoustics design 
- Circuit conception & design 
- Digital and analogue circuit design 
- Cost evaluation 
- PCB layout 
- Prototype & pre-production manufacture 
- Prototype assessment: electrical, thermal & acoustic 
- Legislation compliance (EMC, Safety, RoHs, etc) 
- New product handover to production. 

DOCUMENTATION - 
- Test procedures 
- Assembly procedures 
- Bills of Material, parts descriptions (Navision) 
- Participate in design reviews. 

PRODUCT SUPPORT - 
- New product support 
- Fault analysis 
- Product improvements 
- Manufacturing support. 

Excellent Technically challenging Career opportunities in the beautiful Lake District National Park, supported by a major, very successful Group. They are totally committed to Training and Development which is supported by excellent staff retention, flexible working and an enviable culture.