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Hardware Design Engineer

  • Office: Extron Europe
  • Location: Dartford, Kent, UK
  • Department: Engineering
  • # of Openings: 1


*This is a hybrid home/office position. Employees must live within commutable distance to the office*


The company is currently seeking a motivated and creative hardware design engineer to join its UK operation designing high-performance, real-time video products. The ideal candidate will have responsibilities including board level architecture, design, implementation, and test of digital and or analogue hardware for video processing and interfacing products. The design work will include researching / specifying components, schematic development, PCB layout guidance, board bring-up, interfacing and collaboration with other engineering groups (Firmware, Power, and Mechanical), and working with product management during product design cycles. Some familiarity with CPLD/FPGAs is preferred.

Qualified Candidates will have:


Essential Skills
  • UK First Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in electronics or other relevant subject.
  • 3+ years hardware design engineering experience.
  • Experience in high speed digital design (DDR3/4, PCIe, Serdes).
  • Experience designing embedded products.
  • Experience interfacing with microcontroller, memory and peripherals (FLASH, I2C, SPI, RS232, USB)
  • Experience in CPLD/FPGA using VHDL is a plus.
  • Experience with analogue electronics.
  • Strong hardware debugging skills and root-cause failure analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, computer literate.
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work co-operatively in a team environment.


Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Work with managers and senior technical staff to develop digital products and their associated designs.
  • Gain detailed knowledge and understanding of existing designs. Support and maintain existing products.
  • Produce clear and concise design documentation of hardware designs.
  • Able to work to a project plan, tracking progress, identifying risks, anticipating delays and communicating such to the project leader.
  • Perform other activities and responsibilities as directed.

For over 35 years, Extron, headquartered in Anaheim, California, has been a leading developer and manufacturer of professional AV system products. Extron products are used to integrate video and audio into presentation systems for today's high tech boardrooms, presentation/training centers, university lecture halls, and other applications. Our corporate philosophy is founded on three concepts: Service, Support, and Solutions - S3. By following this standard, Extron has become one of the leading providers of products and training to the professional AV industry.

As an industry leader, Extron is committed to maintaining the outstanding level of quality services our customers expect. We strive to continually provide Service, Support, and Solutions - S3 to our customers. Our customers are our most important asset, and our employees are essential in maintaining that asset.

We are currently seeking quality individuals who can help us grow, and who desire to achieve a professional and rewarding career opportunity.

You may apply in person or send a resume via fax, mail, or e-mail (resumes sent by e-mail must be in PDF format) with salary requirements to:

Extron USA
Human Resources
1025 E. Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805
Fax: 714.687.6378

Please No Phone Calls

Extron Europe
Human Resources
Hanzeboulevard 10
3825 PH  Amersfoort
The Netherlands
Fax: +31.33.453.4061

Please No Phone Calls

Extron Asia
Human Resources
135 Joo Seng Road #04-01
Singapore 368363
Fax: +65.6383.4994

Please No Phone Calls

Extron Middle East & Africa
Human Resources
Dubai Airport Free Zone
F13, PO Box 293666
Dubai, UAE
Fax: +971.4.299.1881

Please No Phone Calls

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