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Hardware Engineer (Digital, PCB, LVDS)  – £65k/£55 per hour (Outside IR35) – Manchester

Hardware Engineer (Digital, PCB, LVDS)  – £65k/£55 per hour (Outside IR35) – Manchester

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  • Permanent - Onsite
  • Manchester
  • £65,000 or £65 per hour £ / Year
  • This position has been filled.

eliteppartners Elite People Partners Ltd

A Service Beyond the Ordinary

Hardware Engineer (Digital, PCB, LVDS)  – £65k/£55 per hour (Outside IR35) – Manchester

The role may include, but not be limited to the following activities:

  • To carry out general engineering tasks as required by the business.
  • With the support of other members of the team, carry out more specialised electrical, electronic design tasks associated with the above and below the sea surface environments.
  • Share their knowledge and experience with other members of the team.

The Hardware Engineer (Digital, PCB, LVDS) focus will be:

  • Board level Digital & Analogue circuit design, development and debug
  • PCB design, production of board level specifications from system requirements
  • Create accurate Circuit Simulation
  • Create Interface definitions, both on and off circuit boards
  • Signal transmission and processing design, matched impedance, signal termination, LVDS, serial communications signal integrity
  • Create design with circuit level serial interfaces I2C, SPI, I2S
  • Design Interfacing between LVPECL, VML, CML, and LVDS, M-LVDS Logic I/O Level and voltage translations
  • Creation of circuit-level schematic drawings
  • Use Layout tools
  • PCB component level pre-placement to ensure good EMC and EMI
  • Production of PCB layout specification documentation
  • Define and support the production level product test and development
  • Design and validate special to type test equipment (STTE)
  • Design power electronics circuits, i.e. voltage greater than 60V
  • DC and AC circuit design, single and multi-phase
  • Thermal management, forced air, liquid cooling, fan controllers
  • Create and properly document design to meet European CE and UKCA approvals
  • Create wiring harness definition documents
  • Ethernet circuit design
  • Optical circuit design
  • Design with Common Inter-IC Digital Interfaces for Audio Data Transfer
  • Analogue and Digital Audio design, mixed signal circuits
  • DDRx memory circuit design, layout, and simulation
  • Designing with Embedded Microcontroller design
  • General understanding of Engineering Development life-cycles
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proactive “can-do” mentality
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must have Microsoft Office suite experience
  • The individual will be expected to demonstrate a level of autonomy, work unsupervised.
  • A logical approach to problem solving is required.

If you are looking for a role which is highly interesting and has excellent career progression and satisfaction, please read on the whole advert, and apply with your CV.

Nice to have skills of the Hardware Engineer (Digital, PCB, LVDS):

  • Experience of Allegro Design entry HLD (cadence)
  • Networking Design.
  • Firmware Design using HDLs, VHDL, OpenCL
  • Designing to meet EMC requirements
  • Environmental Regulatory testing for, vibration, shock, temperature, EMC
  • HALT testing
  • Design techniques to achieve MTBF, FIT, MTTR, MTTF design requirement targets
  • Experience and understand of Interconnect design tools such as Zuken E3, Formboard
  • Power supply design experience.
  • Experience of designing products for harsh environments
  • Experience of DFx
  • Familiar with ATE, JTAG and BIT & BITE circuit techniques
  • Design experience with RS-232,422,485 serial standards
  • Industrial interfaces, automation, panel wiring, electro-mechanical relays, solid-state relays
  • Circuit protection techniques
  • Scripting or Programming Languages, C,C++, Python, Perl, TCL/TKL, Bash
  • Designing PCIE, VME, PCIx, openVPX circuit cards

Remuneration Offered:


  • Salary £35,000 – £65,000 (depending on Candidate Experience) + Benefits
  • UK citizenship is mandatory to be able to clear the background checks and obtain SC clearance
  • Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage



  • up to £55 per hour (Outside IR35)
  • UK citizenship is mandatory to be able to clear the background checks and obtain SC clearance
  • Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage

My client wants to have offered the role to the successful candidate within weeks so if you are interested, please don’t hesitate to contact me. My client offers a 3-stage process that can be completed within 2 weeks subject to your availability.

Job Overview
Offered Salary
££65,000 or £65 per hour
Job Location
Nick Bray
Phone: +44 7713168460