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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type BC Relocation eligible No Ability to Telecommute Temporary telecommuting - during COVID-19 Job ID 177391BR Most Recent Date Posted 06/17/2021 City Glenrothes Country United Kingdom

Senior Hardware Engineer
Glenrothes, Livingston, Harlow

Primary Purpose of this position

To provide significant technical input to the hardware design, implementation and testing, leading to technical ownership of power product solutions.

Main Duties

Power supply design prowess 

Design of complex analogue and some digital circuits. 

To take responsibility for the design and overall quality of the hardware, and provide leadership and guidance for junior engineers.  

Documentation of design specifications and implementation details. Take part in design reviews. Upholding of hardware design standards and methodologies.  

Realisation of complex system requirements to provide robust and reliable hardware solutions.  

Responsibility for the complete implementation of detailed technical items and an understanding/appreciation of system level items.  

Collaboration with other team members (including other hardware plus mechanical and firmware/software engineers) to agree system designs, interfaces and protocols etc.  

Development of appropriate test hardware and procedures, both informal and formal, to prove the correct operation of hardware.  

Provide support to manufacturing answering product queries & resolving technical issues.  

Provide support for the hardware and manage component obsolescence throughout its lifecycle.  

Monitoring and reporting of progress of development to immediate supervisor and development team.  

Proactively support company compliance to Health and Safety legislation through adherence to company polices, processes and practices.  

Ensure that all business activity is conducted in line with company values, policies and ethics codes of conduct.  

Undertake any other activity as reasonably requested by management  

Knowledge & Experience:


Degree qualified in Electronic Engineering/related subject (preferably at 2.1 Hons or higher).  

Experience of VHDL.  

Significant design experience in industry.  

Excellent knowledge of analogue and digital electronic circuit design 

Ability to estimate engineering effort, create work packages and delegate tasks 

Ability to write comprehensive technical design documentation.  

Proven experience in handover and management of designs in production.  

Excellent hardware troubleshooting skills.  

Able to support/debug system integration  

Good knowledge of MS Office products 

Good communicator  

Eligible or current holder of SC security clearance 

Highly Desirable:

Use of Mentor Graphics schematic entry and PCB layout tools.  

Support and perform software debugging.  

Design of circuits containing embedded processors and FPGAs  

Industrial experience with DC and AC power supply design  

Awareness of high speed serial networks  

A high level appreciation of RF electronics  

Interfacing to high speed data converters  


Great team player 

Can do attitude 

Passion for electronics 

Ability to work individually and in a team.  

Innovative thinker and problem solver.  

Ability to effectively research and solve complex technical issues.  

Excellent interpersonal skills.  

Ability to work effectively with customer representatives from a variety of backgrounds, ranging from junior to the most senior levels whilst displaying a confident, polite and professional demeanour at all times.  

Good attention to detail.  

Flexible and adaptable


Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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