Grafton Technology

Digital Hardware Design Engineer

Job Reference : GTL-2021-03-111

Location: Guildford, United Kingdom

The role involves design of digital hardware including PCB, FPGA level design and also includes embedded software design on target microcontrollers.


  • High Speed Digital Hardware Design
  • ​Schematic capture board level design
  • ​Embedded software development of 8/16/32Bit Microcontroller
  • ​Design, implementation and verification of FPGA’s in VHDL
  • ​Hardware Debugging and board bring up
  • ​Responsible for Manufacture, Test and Delivery of Existing Hardware Designs
  • ​Generation of appropriate design documentation
  • ​Work closely in a core project team
  • ​Responsible for the delivery of all aspects of the defined/delegated package of work which includes, Technical Solution, Budget and Schedule

Skills and Experience:

  • Several years’ experience of digital board level design.
  • Experience of analogue circuit design desirable but not essential

  • Experience of system level debug and test
  • Knowledge of Work Package Management and Matrix Management structure preferable.
  • Knowledge of FPGA design in VHDL
  • Good knowledge of writing embedded software in C and assembler
  • Knowledge of Lab Test Equipment
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Results orientated, can-do approach
  • Pro-active and able to take initiative
  • Decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills - both written and oral communications; ability to interface with customers and technical representatives
  • Good team working skills, together with the ability to interface with others at all levels
  • Ability to work simultaneously on a variety of projects
  • Highly organised with clear communication skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to deliver solutions under pressure and to tight timescales
  • Able to demonstrate company mindsets; accountability, one team, customers and projects rule and audacity