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Electronics / Hardware Engineer

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Location: Hybrid/ Travel to site as required

Job type: Staff

Salary: Competitive

Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator operating throughout the UK and Internationally for safety-related and mission-critical systems in highly regulated sectors, including Aerospace, Maritime, Defence and Clean Energy.

Our offering includes system integration, engineering design, technical consultancy, and complex control systems support, all of which are harnessed specifically for each project’s needs, maturity and technology requirements.

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an experienced Electronics Hardware Engineer to join our dynamic team at Delkia.

Overview of the role

The Electronics Hardware Engineer will develop and regularly review new electronic designs for control and imaging detection systems within the aerospace, defence, and maritime and clean energy sectors, as well as supporting on internal research and development projects. You will play a key role in ensuring designs meet safety and environmental regulations and best practice.

The Electronics Hardware Engineer will demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop engineering practices that meet business needs across the organisation, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, manage and develop teams, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business technical strategy for simple and complex systems.

Key responsibilities

  • Demonstrable knowledge of electronic hardware architecture and design principles particularly around Microprocessors and Power supply design

  • Direct management of SQEP and team discipline from a skillset perspective

  • Provide an exceptional customer service

  • Monitor compliance of designs against system / subsystem derived and allocated requirements.

  • Satisfy the requirement set through design and development activities.

  • Define the Hardware Test and Acceptance Specifications.

  • Offering innovative hardware solutions to technical challenges, fulfilling requirements

Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites

  • Experience in delivering solutions in accordance with customer needs

  • Extensive experience in sector

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ideally a degree qualified or equivalent (desirable)

  • Ideally a Member of Professional Association (desirable)

  • Experience of printed circuit design principles

  • Experienced in CAD systems for schematic entry and PCB layout. (e.g. Cadence Allegro tools, Autodesk Eagle and PSpice)

  • Experience of reverse engineering preferable

  • Working knowledge of FPGA, PLDs, SoC design and verification for embedded systems applications

  • A good understanding of regulatory requirements for aerospace complex hardware design

  • Ideally knowledge of complex systems and power supply designs, being cognisant of new technologies but also older obsolescence challenges (ideally gained in a maritime, avionics or similar environment)

  • Ideally demonstrable knowledge of the principles of electronic hardware testing and diagnostics and test case development


  • Flexible Working

  • Training and Development

  • Excellent Company Standards

  • Cycle-To-Work Scheme

  • Health Care

  • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Great team spirit

  • Organisation social events

  • Professional membership

Company Overview

Based in Preston and Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator in systems engineering design and systems integration in the Aerospace, Maritime and Defence and Clean Energy sectors.


To deliver innovative value-for-money products and services to customers to enable safe and secure operations.


To become the leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission-critical systems.


  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Integrity, Trust and Accountability

  • Safety and Security

  • Client Focused

  • Social Value and Impact

  • Continuous Improvement

Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

You must be suitable to meet security vetting requirements.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to apply:

Please send your CV / interest to or apply via our careers site:

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch to discuss.

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