Lead Hardware Engineer

Lead Hardware Engineer

Job Title: Lead Hardware Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus
Reference: LHE-SONC
Contact Name: James Bokhorst
Job Published: April 29, 2021 11:37

Job Description

Previously a Cambridge Tech Start-up, who shot off, and have become a high-profile tech business, 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, 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. The hardware team are about to role out a new product, and as such are recruiting for two new roles to join the team. The focus here, is on brand new designs & prototypes as opposed to existing designs.  


Working in Hardware 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 take responsibility for supporting and leading engineers within the hardware team, across different projects. 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 an opportunity to join a global network secruity business, working on brand new designs within the hardware electronics team. You'll have the flexibility to work from home, whilst also occassionally popping in to enjoy the high-tech modern facilities. You'll have access to structured network security and hardware training, where certifications are provided and paid for. Every new employee to the business will have a structured path and milestones set out in order to grow and learn. 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 salary is up to £70,000, a 10 % bonus, 10% pension, 28 days holiday (not including bank holidays), health insurance and private healthcare.


Technical Requirements

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

high speed digital design on high performance embedded systems

FPGAs for high performance

architecting and developing products with 32- or 64-bit processors, high speed interfaces & memory devices

microcontroller development and efficient low power design techniques

signal integrity analysis, design for EMC, safety and relevant regulatory standards

professional ECAD systems – ideally Altium

design and implementation of security products


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.

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