Senior Hardware Design Engineer required for permanent role in Limerick.  My multinational client is expanding it’s Limerick operations and is keen to recruit a Senior Hardware Design Engineer.  In this role you will work with operations and contract manufacturers to bring new designs to production.



  • Participate in high-speed hardware design and definition
  • Develop hardware solutions (mainly PCB level but some FPGA)
  • Signal Integrity analysis and design
  • Power analysis and thermal design
  • Schematic capture of design and prototype verification
  • Regulatory certification such as EMC and Safety
  • Problem isolation and fault finding
  • Customer issue replication
  • Creating and updating of hardware design documentation.


  • Honours Degree in Computer Science/Electronic Engineering or equivalent
  • Hardware board design – design, schematic capture, prototype testing
  • Signal integrity analysis – PCB simulation and prototype verification
  • Linux/UNIX development environment including scripting and configuration
  • Proven experience in the full product development cycle within a project based environment
  • Understanding and an interest in networking concepts protocols, applications and interfaces
  • Understanding in logic design using Xilinx or Altera FPGAs
  • Excellent analytical skills and an ability to cope with ambiguity and change
  • Self-starter with excellent communication and documentation skills

Experience with some of the following would be ideal:

  • Experience with video and audio signals/standards (such as DVI, DisplayPort)
  • Detailed knowledge of FPGA technology and core components such as DDR, Flash, etc.
  • Experience in Altium Designer tool-flow for hardware/PCB design
  • Experience of PCB simulation tools such as LineSim, BoardSim or equivalent for signal integrity analysis
  • Experience in working using Agile development methodologies
  • Some experience with C/C++ programming

Please contact Emer Moore to discuss in confidence


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