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Crawley, England
Job Type
Full Time
£30,000 - £40,000 Per Year
Date Posted
2 days ago

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Job Description

Lloyd Recruitment Services are pleased to be working with a reputable business in Crawley who are currently in search of a Hardware Engineer to join the team.

This individual will be responsible for devising and developing the early proof of concepts and evaluations for new embedded electronic projects which will become part of the company's products of the future.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualised Hardware Solutions - Taking a customer problem or an engineering problem and being able to scope out potential hardware solutions for evaluation by the product team
  • Prototype Embedded Hardware Development - For the most attractive concept, developing this through internal resources and third parties to prototype stage and supporting the evaluation of this prototype with the product team
  • Prototype to Production Transition Support - For projects which make it through to mass production, working with the production engineering teams to transfer the knowledge and prototype designs efficiently


  • Engineering degree
  • 10 years' experience in design and development of hardware solutions (R&D)
  • 5 years' experience in board assembly
  • Up to date with the latest hardware technologies

Skills and Experience:

  • Expertise in electronics, both digital and analogue
  • Knowledge of microcontrollers, CPLD, FPGA & ARM platforms
  • Proficient knowledge in display interfaces: display types, drivers, and bridge ICs
  • Understanding of hardware design, including power supplies, LED drivers, sensors, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
  • Understanding of SPI, I2C, USB, and other communication protocols
  • Experienced knowledge in designing high speed boards
  • Experienced in designing power management systems
  • Extensive knowledge with board design software
  • Can support and review schematics and board layouts
  • Proficient in designing analogy circuits
  • Good knowledge of Python programming
  • Good knowledge of C programming
  • Knowledge of other programming languages, including bare metal, RTOS, Linux and Android

Previous experience:

  • Has defined test equipment, developed test procedures, and designed test rigs for projects or feasibility studies
  • Has supported timeline and resource planning on a project and roadmap levels
  • Has specified new product hardware and in-house feasibility stage HW layout design
  • Has designed and implemented hardware for quality control tests & test documentation
  • Has supported SW testing and certification process
  • Has transferred hardware designs to volume production

Key attributes:

  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Willingness to travel abroad, visiting clients and prospects with Sales and Technical teams
  • Good communication skills
  • Chinese language would be an advantage
  • Windows, MS Office, CRM Tools, SAP

Salary of £30K - £40K DOE

Due to the high volume of applications, Lloyd Recruitment Services can only contact shortlisted candidates


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