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Hardware Engineer/Designer (Bill of Materials, FPGA, CPLD, CAD) - Remote (60-80%) and Charleroi

Octopus Computer Associates

Posted on May 16, 2021 by Octopus Computer Associates

Charleroi, Hainaut, Belgium
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Hardware Engineer/Designer (Bill of Materials, FPGA, CPLD, CAD) - Remote (60-80%) and Charleroi - English speaking

One of our Blue Chip Clients is urgently looking for a Hardware Engineer/Designer (Bill of Materials, FPGA, CPLD, CAD).

Due to the COVID travel restrictions the client can only accept candidate who are based in Belgium.

Please find some details below:

Hardware Designer

PURPOSE OF THE JOB Develop hardware electrical or electronic components (electronic board or modules, electrical wiring of electronic products or subrack or cubicle)

Elaborate or contribute to the elaboration of HW specification & architecture, in collaboration with the HW architect Perform development of HW components:
Perform the detailed specification and design of the Hw components, describing technical choices and verifying by analysis (computations, models, simulation or mock-up) the compliance to input requirements.
Define the general plans for mechanical parts together with Mechanical Designers
Define the electrical schematics
Define the Bill Of Materials
Define the placement and routing constraints for electronic boards
Evaluate the thermal performances together with Thermal Engineers
Select the materials, together with industrialization teams and HW technologists
Optionally defines the interfaces of the programmable components (FPGA, CPLD) together with FPGA Designers.
Performs or follow the realization of the PCB design (CAD) and definition file.
This activity can be under responsibility of another HW designer specialized in CAD.
Ensure that the design can be manufactured, tested and repaired, together with industrialization teams
Follow the realization of the prototypes made by industrialization team and check them
Design and implement the firmware/SW necessary for HW component tests - or specifies the softwares to be developed
Specify, design, prepare and perform HW components and work products verifications (including tests)
Put the Hw workproduct under configuration management according to product Configuration Management Plan
Support the Hw/Hw and Hw/Sw integration, together with the HW Architect and SW designer
Support the HW validation of the product including environmental qualification and type tests
Sustain the Hw Remain informed of the evolution of technologies through techno watch
Through his/her activities, contribute to standardization by reusing existing solutions or by implementing reusable solutions
Apply processes and standards
Contribute to continuous improvement (RoE: Return on Experience, process)
Ensures reporting of its activities to the HW Architect


  • Master Degree in Electronics Engineering or Computer Science


Electronic development

Experience in railways industry or in industry with similar requirements (aeronautic, automotive, military)
Vital hardware development


  • Good communication skills, written and oral

  • Good written English communication skills

  • Ability to work with other engineering team

Please send CV for full details and immediate interviews. We are a preferred supplier to the client.

Reference: 1199089784

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