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Hardware Electronics Engineer

  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: competitive per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emma Bainbridge
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 26 June 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82319_1715777742

Are you an experienced Hardware Engineer looking for your next opportunity to support solutions within the Defence sector? If so, the following permanent role may be right for you…

My client is a market leader and well known brand operating within the Submarines business responsible for the design, manufacture, supply and through-life support of nuclear propulsion-related products and systems in support of the Royal Navy's submarine fleet.

This permanent role will offer you the opportunity to work across all phases of the product life cycle, solving technical challenges across a wide range of digital, software, programmable hardware and electronics technologies, systems, and applications.

The successful candidate will work within their safety critical hardware development team across all phases of product design lifecycles. The team uses agile SCRUM methods to develop high integrity products adopting the latest state-of-the-art toolsets.

In addition to design activities, you will be engaged in the integration of programmable parts on to existing hardware products and you will define and carry out platform integration testing on a range of products.

The applications you will be involved in are leading-edge solutions addressing the challenges of meeting the highest safety integrity requirements.

Within the hardware team there are opportunities to develop your career in technical management, team leadership or as a technical specialist.

You will be responsible for:

  • You will follow a process driven Hardware development lifecycle to deliver customer requirements by:
  • Developing high-level hardware design requirements using DOORS,
  • Architecting Hardware solutions,
  • Defining low level requirements and detailed designs,
  • Designing circuits, selecting components and capturing schematics,
  • Integrating of software and programmable hardware onto hardware platforms,
  • Defining and carrying out detailed integration testing,
  • Developing automated testing procedures,
  • Managing change control and configuration management,


  • Qualified to degree level,
  • In Electronics Engineering, or related discipline,
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic to become familiar with new techniques and tools,
  • Experienced and talented hardware engineer.
  • Experienced in digital electronics design,
  • Experienced in programmable logic device design,
  • Experienced in real-time systems
  • Awareness of safety-critical development constraints (e.g. IEC62566) - desirable


  • You'll receive a very competitive salary (please get in touch for details on this) and other benefits including generous pension, life assurance and 25 days' (plus bank holidays). In addition there are other non-tangible benefits including a commitment to training, development and career development.

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***