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Date Added: Tue 26/07/2022

Hardware Engineer

Cottenham, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

A leader in the development of data acquisition and video recording systems, we are looking to recruit first class Hardware Engineers to develop Cosworth's future products.

Based on the outskirts of Cambridge, this is an excellent opportunity for a Hardware Engineer to join an exciting team developing new solutions within the automotive and motorsport sector. The role needs an engineer who enjoys hands-on hardware development to create robust product solutions. Previous experience of Digital or Analogue Systems is essential, preferably with a bias towards systems development from specification through to production handover.

Specific Responsibilities:

The role shall include the following responsibilities:

* Development of electronics hardware for automotive and motorsport products

* Circuit design, analysis and documentation

* Design verification and validation testing

* Appropriate documentation of the design to allow long term support of the product

* Working in multi-disciplinary teams to create world leading solutions.

Skills, Qualifications & Attributes:


* Degree qualified with a bias towards electrical and electronic engineering,

* Analogue and/or Digital electronics design experience, including detailed design work,

* Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation,

* Able to clearly formulate and communicate complex design concepts,

* Able to work effectively in a team environment, or solo and self managed,

* Solid oral and written communication skills,

* Good IT skills,

Analogue and Digital Electronics Experience, preferably including experience of, or familiarity with:

* Microprocessors, controllers and high speed digital design,

* Serial interfaces: I2C, SPI, UART,

* Amplifiers, Filters,

* Sensor signal conditioning,

* Automotive interfaces: CAN, LIN, FLEXRAY, BroadRReach,

* Ethernet interfacing,

* RF, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth interfacing.

Power Electronics, preferably including:

* Knowledge of Triac/SCRs, IGBTs & FETs,

* Power supply design,

* DC Motor control,

* Actuator drives.

Design Techniques, preferably including:

* Circuit simulation & design tolerance analysis,

* Circuit electrical and thermal rating analysis,

* Design for high volume manufacture,

* Design for test, including JTAG, HALT, HAST,

* Robust design including FMEA techniques.


Previous automotive experience,

FPGA development and/or VHDL,

Experience of PADS/ORCAD/LTSpice environment.

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