Hardware Design Authority in Cambridge, UK at Sepura

Date Posted: 11/4/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Do you have experience and knowledge of product development life cycle, engineering and electronics? Sepura is hiring a Hardware Design Authority to provide technical ownership for development projects to ensure a high quality, repeatable design that meets the agreed requirements.

As a Hardware Design Authority, the candidate will have a broad range of electronics engineering knowledge, experience of taking a leading role on engineering projects and be an excellent communicator. 

Job Requirements

Skills & Experience


  • At least 5 years proven industry experience in an equivalent role
  • Self-starter with ability to demonstrate technical leadership within a multidisciplinary product development environment
  • Strong understanding of product development lifecycle principals
  • Broad experience of multidisciplinary electronics engineering product development
  • Experience partnering with senior stakeholders to ensure product designs fulfil functional and non-functional requirements and align with broader technical and architectural goals
  • Experience of specifying technical requirements and taking a lead role in delivering against these requirements
  • Experience aligning product development standards and frameworks with the business and technology strategy 


  • Experience of RF communications system development
  • Experience interfacing with software development teams


Personal attributes

  • Innovative with proven ability to generate new ideas and approaches to problems
  • Self-driven and motivated with ability to use own initiative and take a technical lead
  • Able to promote and share technical decisions and choices made with the wider business 
  • Excellent analytical, numerical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to motivate a team through strong leadership and technical competence
  • Ability to communicate well to both technical and non-technical personnel across multiple disciplines
  • Ability to work well in focused teams, sometimes against tight deadlines



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