Newport, Gwent
IT and Internet
£market rates
Job Type:

Digital Hardware Design Engineer

Digital Hardware Design Engineer


6 Months (+Likely extension)

£market rates

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Essential that the candidate has a strong background in Digital Hardware Design. The suitable candidate will be a hands on engineer and not in a management role.


You will be responsible for specifying, performing and documenting electronics hardware design for allocated elements of the product design architecture, by:

Specifying hardware architectures and solutions to problem statements.

Performing in-house electronics design for allocated area of responsibility.

Adequately documenting the design for allocated area of responsibility.

Controlling and reviewing work of the members of their team (where a team exists)


The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in Electronic Engineering.


Essential experience:

Must have an extensive experience of digital design and implementation for data/voice communications equipment or equivalent using high speed microprocessor, memory, FPGA and CPLD components.

Must have proven capability to design high-speed electronic equipment that is CE compliant with EMC, Safety and RoHS criteria.

Must have excellent electronics hardware development knowledge.

Able to carry-out development tasks of up to six months duration with very limited supervision.

Must be familiar with high speed digital design standards and techniques.

Must have a good understanding of requirements capture and of work package definition and estimation.

Must be highly self-motivated, articulate, with good verbal and written communication skills.

Must have good team working skills.


Desirable Skills:

Experience of electronics hardware development to meet UK approved TEMPEST design criteria.

Experience of schematic capture.

Experience of PCB layout.

Experience of thermal analysis for electronic circuits.

Recent experience of using one or more of the following tools:

OrCAD Capture

OrCAD PCB Designer


For more information please contact John Paul at Protec Technical Ltd.



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