Apr 03, 2024

Senior Hardware Development Engineer

  • CV-Library
  • High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • $65,000 - $70,000 yearly
Electronics

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled Hardware/Software Engineer with expertise in the development of handheld field test equipment for twisted pair, fibre and Wi-Fi Ethernet systems. The engineer will play a pivotal role in designing and developing fibre optic test equipment, including optical power meters, fibre light sources, and OTDR devices. Candidates with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities * Test Equipment Development: Design and develop test measurement engines for Twisted Pair Ethernet, Fibre optic and Wi-Fi transmission mediums. * Implementation: Work on both hardware and software aspects of fibre optic test equipment development * Experience in working with both single mode and multi-mode lasers and LEDs for various fibre optic applications. * Prototype and Testing: Develop prototypes of fibre optic test equipment, including OTDRs, and conduct rigorous testing to ensure performance and accuracy. * Hardware and Software Integration: Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to ensure frictionless integration of hardware and software components for all test equipment. * Troubleshooting and Maintenance: Provide technical support and development for existing equipment, diagnose and rectify hardware and software issues. * Documentation: Maintain comprehensive documentation of design, development, and testing processes for all equipment. * Quality Assurance: Ensure the quality and reliability of all equipment produced, following established quality control standards and procedures. * Research and Innovation: Stay updated with the latest advancements in fibre optic technology and contribute to the company's innovation efforts, particularly in the OTDR domain. Qualifications * Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. * Minimum of 5 years of experience in the development of embedded systems, instrumentation or test equipment. * Proficiency in designing driver circuits for LEDs and Lasers for fibre optic applications. * Proficiency in designing high-gain optical receiver circuits utilising devices such as APDs for fibre optic applications. * Proficiency in capturing and processing high speed data. * Familiarity with analogue RF circuit design up to 500MHz. * Digital electronics design including FPGA development experience, I2C, SPI and USB. * Embedded software development including hardware drivers. C, C++, Linux. * Strong documentation and quality assurance practices. * Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. * Effective communication and interpersonal skills