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Hardware Engineer- Avionics - Hybrid Working (Home & Onsite)

General Dynamics UK
Hastings, East Sussex - Hybrid Working (Home & Onsite)
Up to £40k p/a and an attractive benefits package.
Closing date
30 Dec 2022
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Do you have hardware development experience, and are you seeking a new job in the Hastings area? General Dynamics UK is looking for a full-time Hardware Development Engineer, and the role comes with a salary of up to £40k p/a and an attractive benefits package.

As a Hardware Development Engineer, you will work within our avionics or maritime product development teams, developing a range of product solutions to meet the needs of new and advanced avionic and maritime platforms.

The successful candidate will be assigned to one of our avionic or maritime product development teams and be primarily involved in the detailed design or integration activities of one or more system components. There will be opportunities to work within our research teams developing conceptual designs for new products and systems.


To apply for this Hardware Development Engineer role, you will need a degree within electronics or electronic systems engineering. The following are also required:

  • Full understanding of the development lifecycle from concept to requirements, design capture to production handover
  • Ability to investigate and resolve system integration issues and perform hardware design and verification in digital and/or analogue circuits
  • Firmware development and verification skills, primarily VHDL
  • An understanding of model-based engineering/model-based system engineering.


In return for your collaborative approach and expertise, you will receive an excellent benefits package, including a salary of £32,000 to £40,000.

We will consider applications for Hybrid working (with time split between home and our facility in Hastings) – we aim to be as flexible as possible so please discuss with us your preference.

Please reach out to our team today to apply for this full time Firmware Engineer position in Hastings. Click the link to apply to download and read full job description at the bottom of the page for more details. 


We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering impressive benefits: A compressed nine-day fortnight and compressed hours - which means every other Friday off A personalized career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews - supporting and valuing your progression within the Company A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognized and rewarded with flexible benefits General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace - inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we welcome you to join our inclusive team!

As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity we welcome in particular applications from women, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and ethnic minority groups. 

We are a Disability Confident Employer, as such we offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.
Please email if you would like your application to be considered under the DC Scheme.   


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What sets us apart is a fresh approach that thrives on innovation. It creates an entrepreneurial atmosphere enjoyed by our world-class people.

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We are a well-established Company with a firm focus on the future. We are commercially successful and growing fast. Once you talk to us you will see why we stand out from the crowd.

We are world-class but still ambitious; large but still dynamic; growing but still innovative.

General Dynamics has more than 1,500 employees in the UK, including approximately 1,300 who work for General Dynamics UK, located across four sites. Our highly-skilled people relish the fact that we are a recognised leader in the defence industry. They are part of our exciting future. You can be too.

General Dynamics UK is part of General Dynamics Corporation, one of the top six defence companies in the world. General Dynamics, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide. The Company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems; armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies.

More information about the Company is available at

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What we do

Pioneering technologies and the quality of our people give us our competitive edge.

As a leading prime contractor and complex systems integrator, we provide network enabled solutions for the UK Ministry of Defence and international markets.

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In the UK we are structured around two main businesses: Land Systems and Mission Systems.

Our solutions include:

  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV)
  • Avionic systems
  • Bowman 
  • C4I systems - Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information
  • Digitised training solutions and services
  • ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition & Reconnaissance) systems
  • Modelling, simulation and experimentation systems


Find Us
Bryn Brithdir
Oakdale Business Park
South Wales
NP12 4AA
United Kingdom
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