Senior Hardware Engineer

Aspire Cambridge

Aspire Cambridge are recruiting for a Senior Hardware Engineer on behalf of our client in Cambridge.

This ambitious, Cambridge based company design RFID fixed reader systems which are supplied a range of markets. Spun-out of Cambridge University, the company are growing rapidly and now require a Senior Hardware Engineer to support the team’s growth as they strive to be the global market leaders!
Based in the heart of Cambridge’s tech cluster, just a short walk from Cambridge North station, their modern offices offer a range of facilities including free parking and an onsite cafe. Of course, a generous salary and other benefits are also on offer!
The Role:  
  • RF, analogue, and digital hardware design
  • Schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Test and debug of prototypes in a laboratory environment
  • Support of product manufacturing and production test
  • Support of product compliance testing
  • Investigation of hardware-related field issues
  • Responsibility for establishing and maintaining a new in-house electronics laboratory facility
  • Working closely with Software and Operations teams and occasionally support the Field Engineering team
About You:
  • Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or Electronics
  • Probably 5-10 years’ experience
  • Knowledge of RF circuitry and design
  • Experience of RF standards compliance and test equipment (e.g. network analysers, spectrum analysers, etc.)
  • Understanding of RF systems (e.g. transmitters, receivers, antennas, and propagation)
  • Experience of PCB design (schematic entry and PCB layout, preferably using Altium tools)
  • Knowledge of analogue and digital hardware design
  • Experience of production support
  • Essential software/scripting skills e.g. C or python
  • Knowledge of RFID or similar wireless systems
  • Excellent communicator
  • Hands-on approach

Start: Immediate 
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Benefits: Free parking, on-site cafe

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant experience and skills and would like to apply, please call our team on 01223 855440 or apply online.

Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Aspire Cambridge is acting as an Employment Agency in regards to this Permanent opportunity.