Hardware Design Engineer - UKENG103 (Cambridge, UK)
We're looking for an experienced Hardware Design Engineer, with a track record of delivering
complex products against demanding timescales in a telecoms or aerospace environment, to join
our team and contribute to the development of leading-edge technologies for the next generation of
our world leading optical switching products.
About the Role
Polatis all-optical switches enable dynamic connectivity directly at the fibre layer, with outstanding reliability and the industry's lowest optical loss. Our products allow the efficient management of ever-increasing data
volumes and are a key building block in the evolution towards software defined networks.
In this new role, you'll be working within a multi-disciplinary development team to design and
develop core technology for our optical switches. This will cover the complete design cycle from
concept through to manufacturing release in addition to providing support for the Polatis range of
photonic switch products. Your responsibilities will include:
- Design and implementation of hardware design, using schematic capture, for both digital
and analogue electronics
- Validation testing and qualification of resilient hardware and firmware designs
- Test tool development for commissioning and manufacture
To be successful, you'll need to have a degree in electronic or electrical and electronic engineering,
plus a minimum of five years' relevant experience, ideally working in a telecoms or aerospace
environment. You'll have a hands-on, innovative approach to work and be self-motivated and
focussed on delivery. You'll also have experience of FPGA design using VHDL and a good working
knowledge of circuit design using a mixture of both analogue and digital electronics. Excellent
communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential.
Desirable skills include high-speed digital design, DSP, Firmware, data conversion,
telecommunications systems, analogue electronics and design for EMC.
We offer a friendly and informal work environment in a prime location on the Cambridge Science
Park, a competitive salary and annual bonus scheme, plus a range of benefits including private
health care, non-contributory pension scheme, health shield cash back plan, and cycle to work
Join a World Class Team
HUBER+SUHNER Polatis is the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance all-optical cross-
connect solutions for software-defined network provisioning, protection, monitoring, reconfiguration
and test. Our dependable, field-proven DirectLight™ SDN-enabled optical circuit switch technology
delivers outstanding performance and reliability to provide dynamic fibre layer connectivity for
mission-critical applications in telecommunications, data centre, government, test and video
Position Type: Full-time, permanent
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