Hardware Engineer

Waterlooville | Other

Hardware Engineer

Design, Integration and Test (DIT Design)

Waterlooville, PO7 7XY
Full Time, Permanent (37 hours per week) 

Competitive salary plus benefits  


We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Hardware Engineer to join the Serco Design, Integration and Test team at our Waterlooville site to work on existing and new contracts which will involve the definition, integration, commissioning, acceptance, and Post Design Support (PDS) of electronics hardware and test equipment. The work may include requirements engineering, architectural design, detailed design (electronic and mechanical, PCB layout and circuit design), verification testing and obsolescence management.


Serco's DIT team forms part of the technology capability, providing high integrity test solutions, through-life support, data acquisition/simulation, and technical consultancy. The DIT team works with leading industry technologies and tools, which are integrated into innovative solutions that enables customers to reduce costs and succeed in their goals.


Main responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Analyse requirement specifications.
  • Develop architectural and detailed hardware designs utilising COTS / bespoke components.
  • Contribute to design reviews.
  • Develop verification and acceptance test strategies.
  • Undertake test, commission, integration acceptance and PDS activities including obsolescence management.
  • Produce plans, specifications, and support documentation.
  • Deliver in a manner that meets the contractual requirements and the relevant internal processes.


What you'll need to do the role:

  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • HNC/HND in Electronic/Electrical Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Ability to generate comprehensive design lifecycle documentation.
  • Previous experience in a mix of the following areas: digital, analogue, FPGA, RF, EMC and interface, cable, mechanical and PCB design.
  • An appreciation of system safety engineering.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated and shows enthusiasm working towards goals.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Serco will apply for SC level security clearance for the candidate prior to appointment; successful attainment of clearance is a pre-requisite for employment.


What we offer:

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • Interesting and enjoyable work
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities


To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 


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20/06/2023 02:52:00
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