Research & Development Hardware Engineer

TN38 9NJ, St Leonards-on-Sea
Competitive, flexible benefits & bonus
19 Apr 2019
19 May 2019

General Dynamics UK is a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.

Our employee culture is one that thrives on innovation, embraces teamwork and possesses a strong will to succeed. The pioneering technologies and the quality of our people give us our competitive edge.  Dynamics is not just part of our name, it’s part of our spirit.

The Role:

General Dynamics UK are looking for innovative, passionate engineers to join the Research and Development team at our site in Hastings.

General Dynamics UK's Research and Development (R&D) team employs a fresh approach that thrives on collaboration and innovation. The R&D team ensure that we can provide our customers with UK developed, low risk, system solutions meeting their present and future needs using next generation technologies.

As a Hardware Engineer, you will working in a team who utilise a wide range of sources to create and demonstrate cutting edge solutions including: internal innovative ideas from our employees, innovation from external SME's and advanced thinking and concepts from a wide base of academic partners.

General Dynamics UK offer a number of flexible working options that are available for this role. These include; compressed hours, part time hours, job share, offsite working. 

Essential Skills:

Your main responsibilities as a Hardware Engineer will involve: 

  • Requirements definition, analysis and verification
  • Developing and implementing the Hardware architecture and design
  • Modelling and simulation
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Integration and problem solving
  • Validation and certification

Required Skills & Abilities 

  • Broad Hardware Engineering development lifecycle experience
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • High levels of motivation and integrity
  • Flexibility, innovation and commitment to delivery 


  • Proven and relevant experience in Hardware Engineering

    GDUK offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. A flexible benefits package, 25 days holiday, a compressed fortnight offering every other Friday off and an attractive bonus scheme.

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