Back to Job Search

Senior Hardware Systems Engineer

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: £50 - £65 per hour + Umbrella Rate per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Gemma Cummings
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 21 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82267_1712671901


Location: Portsmouth (Hybrid)

Duration: 12 Month contract

Rate: Negotiable depending on expereince


The Hardware Product Team exist to provide hardware development services across a variety of projects, covering a number of facets including design of Shared Infrastructure Systems, testing and issue resolution.

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