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Hardware Engineer - Team Leader

  • Location: Rochester
  • Salary: £50.58 - £64.01 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 07 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH77658_1635246780

Join a world-renowned Aerospace and Defence organisation as a Hardware Team Leader in Rochester.

Would you like to join a global Aerospace and Defence organisation? Do you want to play a key part in protecting the lives and futures of others?

Due to continued investment, this leading-edge manufacturing business is currently in the midst of a huge recruitment drive and is looking for a Hardware Team Leader to join their growing team in Rochester on a 6 month contract.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to work with a true leader on some of the biggest challenges and most advanced technologies in the industry.

The Role

Within the role of Hardware Team Leader you'll be responsible for:

  • Managerial and technical leadership of an electronics design team
  • Work package management; cost, schedule, risk & opportunities
  • Ensuring development programme execution in accordance with the hardware development plan

In addition, you will also provide technical governance and ensuring adherence to company design processes and leading cost & performance trade-offs.


To succeed within the role of Hardware Team Leader, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

  • Proven experience of both electronics design and programmable logic (PLD/FPGA) design practices
  • Proven experience of optimising solutions and minimising impacts from dependencies
  • Proven experience in product architectural design, performing engineering trade-offs & defining technical requirements

In addition, you must be able to demonstrate high performance and achievement in leadership and management of engineering teams through a full product development lifecycle and be eligible and willing to go through SC security clearance.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Achieve a work/life balance
  • Increase earning potential
  • Develop your skills
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Gain security clearance

If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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