Hardware Architect (HID5290)

HID Global
Europe, Middle East and Africa Europe, Middle East and Africa

Do you enjoy having the freedom to take charge of your own assignments?

Are you technically orientated with an inquiring mind?

If so, this exciting opportunity may be for you!

What you will be doing

The role demands deep knowledge and expertise as you will be responsible for overseeing hardware electronics team activities and the key stakeholder in defining hardware architecture, which is required to realise new designs of RFID readers and the sustaining of existing readers.

You will be taking pre-product innovation programs form the proof of concept state to cost effective ready to manufacture architectures.

The successful individual will be able to design and validate analogue/digital electronic circuits, including the selection of uC/SoC’s

What we are looking for

An engineering degree qualified critical and creative thinker, who thrives on dealing with abstract concepts, systems and ideas in an organised and self-disciplined way. You will have the opportunity use and demonstrate your proficiency in finding creative solutions to problems.
There will be a strong focus on producing timely results that are accurate and of high quality and the need to weigh all decisions carefully and thoroughly based on expertise in order to avoid unpredictable risk.

To succeed in this role you should have at least 10 years experience at Principle Engineer or Architect level and exposure to RF electronics design, consisting of Bluetooth, WiFi and RFID. Demonstrable competence in antenna design for various ISM bands, deep understanding of I2C / SPI / UART / RS485 communication topology’s and transmission theory, amongst other technical skills.

Intellectual confidence is key, along with the ability to present technical data to key stakeholders within the business.

This is an office based role with up to 10% travel (incl. International travel) and fieldwork required.

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Closing Date for Applications: 31 July 2019

HID Global is an equal opportunities employer

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our trusted identity solutions give people secure and convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be accurately identified, verified and tracked digitally. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.