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Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Ref: BROADBEAN_291171589358104

on 13 May 2020
Contract Type
£44,000 - £49,000

Role: Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Salary: Will consider applications up to £49k

Location: Fife, Scotland

Sector: Defence

An exciting Hardware Design vacancy within a world leading defence company has become available in Fife. This opportunity is to join the R&D department developing state of the art defence technologies working on a Special Response team to deliver on multiple projects with urgent needs.

The Role:

You will be required to utilise a variety of skills on projects at various stages of their development. You could be involved in design, development and testing of an existing product or service. The next project you work on may be to support the bids and proposals team for new business that the company is trying to win. The project after that may be working on one of the clients other sites across the country to help get the project over the finish line and into production. Ability to travel UK wide for this position is an essential requirement.

A great opportunity to work on a broad set of projects and learn and develop new and existing skills in a dynamic and ever changing landscape.

Activities listed below will give an insight into the role:

  • Development and debugging of high quality FPGA
  • Utilising modelling and simulation tools and techniques
  • Rapid controller development
  • Design and fault find of both analogue and digital circuits
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholdrs both in the UK and worldwide

Due to the broad nature of this position it is essential that you are flexible and can adapt to challenging situations. You will also be required to have familiarity with traditional tools such as: Matlab, LTSpice, Orcad etc.


  • A broad appreciation of hardware and electronics processes and techniques
  • Experience in working within multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent Communication
  • Ability to travel as and when required
  • Ability to gain SC Clearance


  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Bonus
  • Pension scheme

and many more.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

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