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Blu Wireless Technology

Blu Wireless Technology

Senior Hardware Design Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Hardware Design Engineer with a fundamental understanding of electronics hardware (circuit design, manufacture, test and measurement) to join our growing world class team.

About the role:
Blu Wireless Technology develops cutting-edge wireless Gbps technology, based on the 802.11ad mmWave standard. With the initial core technology developed and demonstrated, we are now moving forward to take this through into production with our growing customer base. We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic Senior Hardware Design Engineer to lead the development of our reference design platforms. The Senior Hardware Design Engineer needs to drive the entire development process. This will include requirements capture, schematic capture, PCB production, enclosure design, system manufacture, and system test. The ability to interact with external suppliers and manufacturing partners will be a key part of the role.

What will I be accountable for?

  • Schematic design of reference platforms containing Blu Wireless’ technology.
  • Production of reference platforms.
  • Liaison with PCB manufactures, assembly houses, enclosure manufacture and internal/ external customers.
  • Bring-up and testing of reference design platforms.
  • Analysis of failures and root causes.
  • Use of standard test equipment, as required.
  • Review of customer schematics and designs.
  • Familiarity with design rules and good practise.
  • Involvement with bring-up of first silicon.
  • Working with hardware and software design teams to ensure correct operation of the system.
  • Sourcing and maintaining lab test equipment, including equipment rental and calibration.

More About Us:
We are a friendly and welcoming team located in the heart of Bristol, offering a competitive salary and equity scheme, in addition to lifestyle benefits. We are rapidly becoming a leading supplier of multi-gigabit baseband System IP to the emerging multi-billion dollar 4G backhaul and gigabit WiFi market. Exploiting Bristol’s long heritage in parallel computing and consumer electronics technology, we have developed our powerful HYDRA baseband architecture that provides significant cost, power and performance advantages over competing solutions. This highly optimal, but flexible, architecture provides our customers with access to dynamic DSP algorithms for SC-FDE, OFDM and beam tracking so achieving world class performance in mmWave data communication.

We endeavour to respond quickly to all applications so if interested please submit your CV with a short covering note to Please make it clear if you require any Visa to work in the UK.

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