Lead Hardware Development Engineer Location: Cheltenham Job Type: Permanent, Full Time We are currently recruiting a Lead Hardware Development Engineer at a world-leading Engineering company. The company is listed on the FTSE250 and works in the defence and aerospace industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with proven experience in hardware engineering to join the team in a Lead role, and create and develop test equipment for power distribution products. You will be responsible for - · Creation of test equipment primarily for power distribution products across a range of aircraft · Overseeing the hardware design process to produce test equipment designs · Liaise with manufacturers to resolve design issues and ensure delivered equipment is fit for purpose · Generate requirements data for software engineers to implement the appropriate tests and systems · Provide technical leadership to the team supporting the relevant project You will have the following- · Degree in relevant Engineering subject · Proven experience in a hardware engineering role · Experience of power systems in a similar or adjacent industry (automotive, marine etc.) · Experience in leading small teams would be beneficial or an obvious readiness to move up to team leader · Ability to work on several projects at a time · Understand of software languages or coding techniques (C, C++, LabView, TestStand) would be extremely advantageous · Experience in test equipment design · Ability to obtain BPSS clearance You will be joining a company with the commitment to produce only the highest quality and service, and strive for excellence in everything they do. In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary plus amazing benefits including life assurance, private medical assurance, childcare vouchers and a share ownership plan. The position will be based in Cheltenham, UK.