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Senior Hardware Systems Engineer

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: Up to £41.70 per hour + Umbrella Company per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Gemma Cummings
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 December 2023
  • Job Ref: BBBH81253_1699962196


Duration: 12 Month Contract Initially

Location: Portsmouth (Hybrid)

Rate: £41.70 per hour umbrella

Key Deliverables:

  • Generation of design, test and installation documentation
  • Design proving, including environmental and Electro Magnetic Compatibility aspects
  • Investigation and resolution of design issues
  • Design and build of the electrical and hardware system to achieve successful acceptance (FAT(E))
  • Support to development systems
  • Successful installation and setting to work of hardware on ship
  • Understanding of Configuration Control and baselines

Key Skills / Experience:


  • An Engineer with experience in a hardware domain
  • Knowledge and experience of equipment development using Commercially available Off-The-Shelf (COTS) hardware components, preferably with an understanding of blade and PC technology.
  • A can-do, enthusiastic attitude and enquiring mind with a flexible approach & openness to involvement in all aspects of the team's work


  • Ability to operate in a large, complex multi-project environment
  • Experience with COTS enclosures (e.g. units, cabinets), design, wiring schedules, power distribution etc. would be especially desirable.
  • Experience working with the Defence sector