Senior Hardware Engineer

Research, design, develop, or test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components.

Senior Hardware Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Hardware Engineer to join our team.


  • Design for EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) to ensure compliance with applicable standards;
  • Support customer discussions;
  • Analogue hardware design (Discrete transistor level, op-amps, comparators, power supply design/understanding);
  • Collaborate closely with software and mechanical teams to ensure that product design is fit for purpose;
  • Utilize appropriate engineering techniques to design within a high volume and low-cost manufacturing environment;
  • Supervision/mentoring of other engineers;
  • Generate detailed designs for solutions that meet requirements;
  • Consider the demands of other disciplines within the design team;
  • Implement and test design solutions;
  • Configuration of product designs and their controlled change;
  • Digital design (Flash memories, microprocessor integration and specification);
  • Identify and develop requirements for product upgrades and/or capability insertion;
  • Test and commission reference systems, products and systems;
  • Model concepts and assess solutions;
  • Problem solving, defect/Fault investigations and process improvement.


  • Design for Test (DFT) and Design for Manufacture (DFM) methodologies and techniques;
  • Proficient with industry standard CAD toolsets (e.g. Cadence or Mentor Schematic & Layout Tools);
  • Full product life cycle development experience;
  • Ability to design and make prototype boards and cables;
  • Proven track record of digital circuit development, including but not limited to, Microprocessor/FPGA based systems and Power Supplies;
  • Familiarity with product certification, regulatory compliance and volume manufacturing;
  • Understanding of electronic design fundamentals, high speed digital design and signal integrity.