Hardware Engineer Jobs

We recruit talented hardware engineers for roles in the embedded software and electronics industry. Whether you’re designing new IoT devices or developing components that will be used in smart metres or safety-critical systems, we take the time to understand our candidate and client’s requirements to deliver a high standard of service and match the right people with the right roles.

KO2 has been an expert in recruiting for electronics and embedded systems businesses since 2007, giving us unique insight into this industry sector and the kind of work it involves. Given recent developments with more and more hardware engineers creating devices that enable embedded systems software in non-computer devices, we’re the best choice for a recruitment agency that places our candidates in innovative positions.

Skills and Responsibilities of a Hardware Engineer

  • Typical responsibilities in hardware engineering jobs focus on designing, developing and testing various pieces of hardware such as processors and circuits boards
  • Engineers may also have to develop the testing procedures for new hardware and make necessary changes and adjustments before approval is granted
  • In the embedded systems sector, hardware engineer jobs involve creating the components for products that rely on embedded software to function, such as wearable devices and control systems
  • The roles we have hired for previously have required hardware engineers with experience producing specifications and instruction manuals to support the components they develop
  • Engineering candidates will need competent practical design skills as well as specialist knowledge of embedded systems hardware, along with strong organizational and people skills to succeed in working on team projects
  • Learn more:
    What Are Embedded Systems Used For?

    Why KO2?

    As one of the UK’s leading electronics and embedded systems recruitment agencies, we understand what is required from the kind of specialist candidate our clients are looking for. We take into consideration everything from technical skills to industry experience and personal values, ensuring that the right individuals get matched with roles they will thrive in.

    Our work has seen us place hardware engineers into a wide variety of sectors within embedded systems and electronics roles, including wearables, automotive, consumer and IoT. We understand the importance of hiring engineers who fully understand your niche area of the industry, and we excel in sourcing candidates with the right levels of experience.

    KO2 has over 25 years of experience working with hardware design engineers and electronics recruitment. In that time we have sourced and filled many hardware engineer jobs for embedded software businesses as well as electronic ones, providing valuable new members of a team that can develop new hardware, design schematics and specifications, and work with software engineers to deliver an outstanding final product.

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    We would love to speak to you and find out more about what you’re looking for.