Graduate Hardware Engineer


£24 – £28K

Bluefin are working with a client in Loughborough who are an award-winning, world-leading developer of embedded signal processing and RF modules, and LTE PHY/stack software, for 4G and 5G mobile network and related applications. They are currently looking for a graduate Hardware engineer to join the team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Hardware team member; working as part of a team to design hardware for company projects.
  • Contribute to alternatives and feasibility studies.
  • Formulate test plans and perform hardware verification testing.
  • Provide hardware assistance to the software team during their development process.
  • Follow company core processes.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role, as may reasonably be requested by the line manager.

The ideal candidate will possess a good first degree (1st / 2.1) and will have some previous work experience in the engineering sector. A sound knowledge of digital and analogue principles is required for the role.

Key experience and knowledge required for the role:

  • An interest in Telecommunications
  • An interest in RF
  • Understanding of certain laws: Shannon’s, Nyquist’s, etc
  • Knowledge of RLC circuit characteristics
  • Knowledge of Tx line theory
  • Understanding of test tools – oscilloscopes, DMMs, spectrum analysers
  • Awareness of interfaces, such as LAN, RS422, RS232, CAN etc

Key Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication skills
  • Use of standard packages, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc
  • Problem solving ability
  • Self-reliant to research around subject as required
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Exposure to schematic capture and circuit board design
  • Knowledge of testing methodology – functional, electromagnetic, environmental etc
  • Soldering experience

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with a world leading company. If you are interested in applying for the role please send a copy of your CV to Rob Atkins at Bluefin Recruitment for immediate consideration.

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