Hardware Engineer

Hardware Engineer

Job Title: Hardware Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Flexi work & Bonus
Reference: HI-NSCO1
Contact Name: James Bokhorst
Job Published: March 25, 2020 10:41

Job Description

Previously a Cambridge Tech Start-up, who shot off in the cryptography space, and have become a high-profile tech business within software security, based in some of the most beautiful offices you’ll ever see for a modern work - space. They’re based a stone’s throw away from Cambridge train station, with ease of access. This company is responsible for millions of people’s hardware information, so as you can imagine the complexity of some of their software is impressive. They’re recruiting into their hardware team, offering work with some of the most high-speed digital design, you’ll come across in the tech space.


Working in the high-speed digital design team, you’ll be a key part in the design, implementation, test and review of new hardware designs and in maintaining the company’s existing high-quality security product hardware platforms. You’ll provide architectural input in developing the product roadmap and ensuring solutions meet the future requirements for the company’s products, this will include regularly working on prototypes, integrating and demonstrating hardware platforms as part of system demos.


This is a high-tech business, offering global opportunity and an impressive work environment to boot. The structure of this team, is pretty fluid, meaning there’s no glass ceiling, and plenty of requirements at the senior end for you to grow into. The training you'll receive is genuinely 2nd to none, with agile coaches and software security training in place to give you a structured and clear path. The salary is up to £45,000, an 8 – 10 % bonus, 10% pension, 28 days holiday (not including bank holidays), health insurance, flexi working and private healthcare.


Always the fun part, make sure to have a read of the below to ensure you’re meeting the tech criteria:

  • At least 2+ years of demonstrable experience of high-speed digital design on high performance embedded systems
  • Experience developing products with 32- or 64-bit processors, high speed interfaces & memory devices
  • The ability to analyse complex technical problems and offer innovative, reasoned and practical solutions to demanding requirements
  • Experience with microcontroller development and efficient low power design techniques
  • Appreciation of the fundamentals of analogue, RF, electro-mechanical and mechanical engineering
  • Experience of signal integrity analysis, design for EMC, safety and relevant regulatory standards
  • Experience of professional ECAD systems – ideally Altium
  • Ideally, experience of design and implementation of security products
  • Excellent verbal and written skills


Call to action


Number 1: Click the little apply button (don’t worry, we’ll discuss before your CV or application goes anywhere)

Number 2: You can call for James Bokhorst on 07708899199

Number 3: You can find me on LinkedIn, trust me there’s not many people with the surname Bokhorst.