Hardware Engineer

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Job Description

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

Sky Labs Brentwood is a unique facility created to capture innovation and turn it to reality. One site where there is every skill to capture an idea, prototype, design, validate and implement into mass production.

You will work with multiple stakeholders and enjoy an exciting working environment where personal development is a key value of the team.

What you’ll do:

  • Review and build test plans to support the approval of changes to designs
  • Identify alternative components and create validation plans to mitigate risk of obsolescence for current products.
  • Manage the eBOM and understand the product cost makeup.
  • Responsible for hardware test and qualification
  • Perform schematic design and work with the CAD team on PCB layout.
  • Work with Software teams on device bring-up and development.
  • Work with the operations team on manufacturing test development
  • Work with the Product Design team on mechanical integration.
  • Support the Hardware Leads on all design aspects and issues.
  • Investigate product failures to understand cause and identify any necessary actions

What you’ll bring:

  • Hardware design experience as Electrical Engineer on consumer electronic devices
  • Knowledge of schematic design and CAD PCB layout.
  • Knowledge of EMC and RF testing
  • Experience at bring-up, debug, validation and optimisation of systems.
  • Design for Cost and Design for Manufacture experience
  • Problem solving expertise
  • Proficient user of modern design tools and systems; including design simulation.
  • Clear communicator able of exchanging ideas or summarising technical information with an appropriate level of detail, depending on audience.

We’re the team behind the infamous Sky products line-up. From Sky+ to Sky Q. From hardware and software to intricate design. Could you help us turn an idea into the next big thing? As a team, we’re collaborative, empowered and innovative – together, we’re proud that everyone’s favourite Sky products are #MadeByUs.

The Rewards:

There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about#LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband

Where you’ll work:

Our location takes some beating: we’re practically in Brentwood station, which has regular trains to London Liverpool Street. If you find it easier to drive, there’s some onsite parking, while Chatham Way car park is a short walk away


Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to support you as much as we can with flexible shift patterns.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search#LifeAtSkyon social media.A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

January 11, 2022

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