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    Hardware Design Engineer

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    Salary to be discussed on application

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​MPI have a requirement for a Hardware Design Engineer to work in a permanent role in Waterlooville, Hampshire.

Rate of pay to be discussed on application

Key purpose

Our Clients Design, Integration and Test team at their Waterlooville site require an additional Hardware Engineer to work on existing and new military contracts which will involve the definition, integration, commissioning, acceptance and Post Design Support (PDS) of electronics hardware and test equipment. The work may include requirements engineering, architectural design, detailed design (electronics & mechanical, PCB layout & circuit design), verification testing (be familiar with test and measurement principles) and obsolescence management.

Structure and reporting relationship

The Hardware Engineer will report to the Principal Engineer.

Technical leadership will be provided by Technical Leads.

Project leadership will be provided by Programme Managers.

Based on the specific requirement of the role

Key accountabilities

Analyse requirement specifications. Develop architectural & detailed hardware designs utilising COTS / bespoke components. Contribute to design reviews. Develop verification and acceptance test strategies. Undertake test, commissioning, integration acceptance & PDS activities including obsolescence management. Produce plans, specifications & support documentation. Deliver in a manner that meets the contractual requirements and the relevant internal processes.

Essential technical and professional skills, knowledge

HNC/HND Electronic/Electrical Engineering (or equivalent).

Applicants will be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Additional / special features of the role

The ability to generate comprehensive design lifecycle documentation. Previous experience in a mix of the following areas: digital, analogue, FPGA, RF, EMC, and interface, cable, mechanical and PCB design. An appreciation of system safety engineering.

Winning good business

Delivers Customer Service

Sees those they interact with as customers and seeks to identify and meet needs, taking swift action to resolve issues with integrity. Always alert to the customer’s point of view and demonstrates a sense of urgency. Critical Capability

Solves Problems

Identifies problems within own area of remit and takes responsibility for finding a solution regardless of the causes.

Generates Ideas

Identifies innovative ideas and solutions for everyday work problems that contribute to on-going continuous improvement and add value to the customer. Critical Capability

Delivers Against Own Objectives

In accordance with our clients Values, follows through and meets personal commitments in an organised and methodical manner.

Demonstrates Personal Drive

Actively works towards ambitious personal goals, demonstrates enthusiasm and energy toward all aspects of work. Shows drive to make a difference to others at work.

Executing brilliantly

Gains Others’ Trust

Interacts with others in a supportive way and in accordance with our Values.

Communicates Effectively

Clearly and concisely conveys information and ideas that engage others. Critical Capability

Demonstrates Collaboration

Demonstrates proactive team working and collaboration with others, role modelling the belief that the whole of the team is greater than the sum of individual efforts.

Adapts to Change

Maintains effectiveness when experiencing changes in work responsibilities or environment.

A place people are proud to work

Respects Difference

Shows respect for individual differences and perspectives amongst colleagues.

Assumes Responsibility

Effectively manages their time, resources and relationships to ensure that work is completed efficiently. Critical Capability

Supports Colleague Development

Supports the development of colleagues through the provision of timely and constructive feedback and by willingly sharing own skills, knowledge and networks.

Maintains Composure

Remains calm in uncertain or challenging situations and consistently behaves in a manner that is acceptable to others.

Demonstrates Self Development

Takes responsibility for one’s own personal impact and development, focusing on increasing self-awareness as well as identifying new areas for learning and professional development and creating learning opportunities.