Hardware Engineer


£35 – £40K


Bluefin are seeking an experienced Hardware Engineer to join their clients’ team in Lougborough. The position requires someone with an adaptable personality and a keen attitude to learn.

Main Duties and 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.

Required Experience / knowledge:

  • Previous work in the Engineering sector with a focus on embedded hardware design
  • Knowledge of digital principles
  • Digital and analog circuit board design
  • Understanding of certain laws: Shannon’s, Nyquist’s, etc
  • Knowledge of RLC circuit characteristics
  • Knowledge of transmission line theory

Desirable Experience / Knowledge

  • Design experience with TI or NXP DSPs and Xilinx FPGAs
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics toolchain
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and assembly practices
  • Root cause analysis and analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Embedded programming ability in C
  • Scripting in Python
  • Use of source control tools such as GIT
  • Use JIRA bug tracking tool or similar


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company which is a leader in its field. If you are interested in applying please send a copy of your CV to Rob Atkins at Bluefin Recruitment for immediate consideration.


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