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Hardware Engineer

Cosworth - A leader in the development of data acquisition and video recording systems are looking to recruit 1st class Electronic Engineers to develop Cosworth’s future products.

Based in Cambridge, this is an excellent opportunity for an Electronics engineer to join an exciting team developing new solutions within the automotive and motorsport sector.  The role needs an engineer who enjoys hands-on hardware development to come to a robust product solution. Previous experience of Digital or Analogue Systems is essential, preferably with world leading product development.

The role shall include the following responsibilities:

  • Development of electronics hardware for automotive and motorsport products
  • Circuit design, analysis and documentation
  • Design verification and validation testing
  • Appropriate documentation of the design to allow long term support of the product
  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams to create world leading solutions.


The sucessful candidate will have:

  • Degree qualified with a bias towards electrical and electronic engineering. 
  • Analogue and/or Digital electronics design experience, including detailed design work
  • Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation
  • Able to clearly formulate and communicate complex design concepts.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Solid oral and written communication skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Analogue and Digital Electronics Experience, preferably including:
    • Microprocessors, controllers and high speed digital design.
    • Serial interfaces: I2C, SPI, UART
    • Automotive interfaces: CAN, LIN, FLEXRAY, Broadreach
    • Amplifiers, Filters
    • Sensor signal conditioning.
    • Ethernet interfacing.
    • RF, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth interfacing
  • Power Electronics:
    • Knowledge of Triac/SCRs, IGBTs & FET
    • Power supply design
    • DC Motor control
    • Actuator drives.
  • Design Techniques:
    • Circuit simulation & design tolerance analysis
    • Circuit electrical and thermal rating analysis
    • Design for high volume manufacture
    • Design for test, including JTAG, HALT, HAST
    • Robust design including FMEA techniques.

If you are interested in this position, then please submit your CV and Cover Letter using the form below.