Principal Hardware

Principal Hardware

Job Title: Principal Hardware
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West London
Salary: DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HS4112
Contact Name: Hannah Stevens
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 09, 2020 13:01

Job Description

Principal Hardware Engineer (Contract)

Location: West London

Type/Length: Contract – Initial 6 Months

Rate: circ. £45ph (depending on experience)


Oakmont Consulting are working with an exciting Medical company based in West London who are looking for an experience Hardware Engineer to join them on a contract basis.

The initial contract length will be 6 months, although this may be extended. Rates dependent on experience.


  • 15+ years R&D/ Medical/miniature non-invasive industrial experience, designing electronic circuits including embedded systems, digital and analog sensor circuits
  • 15+ years of experience working directly with firmware engineers to quickly debug and rework hardware
  • In depth knowledge of Digital/Analog circuit designs
  • Knowledge of RF circuitry design and wireless technologies including classic/LE Bluetooth
  • 20+ years of experience with hardware design and simulation software such as Solid works PCB, EasyPC or similar
  • Experience designing of low power, low noise electronic circuits for portable battery powered devices
  • Excellent ability to multitask and self-manage to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of sensors and communication protocols (I2C, SPI, UART)
  • Experience in full life cycle design
  • Technical document development experience


  • Embedded firmware for microprocessor control systems experience
  • Mechanical design experience
  • Experience in FPGA design


For more information about this position, please contact Hannah Stevens at Oakmont Consulting on