Senior Digital Design Engineer

Ref No. BHN530814
Location Portsmouth, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Open


Senior Digital Design Engineer - 6 month contract - Portsmouth - Rate: Open to negotiations (Inside IR35)


Senior Digital Design Engineer

The Job

Senior Digital Design Engineer - 6 month contract - Portsmouth - Rate: Open to negotiations (Inside IR35)

Role description:

This is a technical role relating to the Digital aspects of hardware design. You will apply a breadth of design expertise and knowledge to generate predominately digital design solutions for both new products and technology insertions into legacy products.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Detailed digital circuit design including component selection, evaluation, simulation, schematic capture, and preparing guidance for PCB design teams.
  • Design verification using a combination of simulation, analysis, and test techniques including support to EMC test houses and customer installations.
  • Generate design documentation and technical reports.
  • Interfacing with related disciplines including EMC, systems engineering, mechanical/thermal engineering, Integrated Logistics Support, Safety, Product Data Management, and manufacturing areas.
  • Adherence to Engineering Lifecycle and contributing to progress, peer, and design reviews.
  • Take an active role in technical team meetings
  • Assist in the development of higher level system designs as necessary
  • Assist in the development of technical requirement specifications
  • Support system integration activities

What we are looking for in you:

  • A degree in Electronic Engineering or strongly related subject.
  • Experience of generating component level PCB designs for introduction into volume production.
  • Experience of board-level digital design including processor interfacing, memory devices, PLD interfacing etc.
  • Experience of design proving, integration, and defect resolution.
  • Experience of gathering of evidence to support acceptance, fitness for purpose, legislative requirements, and safety.
  • Able to estimate and work within cost and timescales constraints.

Desirable skills:

  • Experience of ADC/DAC devices and techniques
  • Knowledge/experience of DSP techniques
  • Experienced in digital interface techniques such as UARTs, SPI, I2C, Ethernet etc.


  • Duration: This contract is likely to be extended to 12 months and there is opportunity for this role to get permanent
  • Hybrid working: There is requirement to be on site in Portsmouth during integration and test design phases
  • Security requirements: SC

This role will require you to hold or be eligible to obtain Security Clearance (SC). You will need to obtain a Criminal Record Check and you must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship and have lived and worked in the UK for a minimum 5 year period. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

Emma Jones
manages this role


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