Job Vacancies

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We are continually developing our skill base and invite you to apply for any available vacancy listed below. 

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Job Opportunities

Current Vacancies

Innovation is crucial to engineer cutting-edge technology. At HENSOLDT, innovation emerges from the right people and the right mix of diverse individuals working collaboratively and inclusively according to their strengths, unleashing creativity and passion through their work.

  • Principal FPGA Design EngineerEngineering

    HENSOLDT UK is looking for a proactive Principal FPGA Engineer to join our growing team to play an active role in developing our exciting new generation of Radar Sensor products.  The successful candidate will work both individually and within small teams to conceive and deliver innovative solutions to challenging problems.

    The successful candidate will use Xilinx Vivado, ISE, VHDL, Modelsim tools to develop high-speed SoC FPGA designs operating over multiple clock domains with several high-speed board-to-board interfaces.

    The Principal FPGA Design Engineer tasks include:

    • Working with a broad range of functionality from Ethernet, DDR, Aurora, and DSP/Filters.
    • High-speed DSP to extract targets of interest from a complex background of radar returns, including functions to enhance the target detection and clutter rejection.
    • Development to bring up the FPGA/board and interfacing to peripherals.
    • Control of hardware to transmit and receive RF transmissions.
    • Decomposition of top-level system or product requirements into an implementable FPGA architecture.
    • Employing strong design lifecycle from initial concept, through requirements and design reviews onto implementation and testing leading to in-service use and support.
    • Be the technical lead for exciting projects.
    • Work closely with other engineering disciplines (such as Embedded Software Engineers, R&D, and Systems) to deliver successful product solutions.
    • Use high-quality test strategies to giving coverage for design proving, development regression testing, and system manufacture test.
    • Take part in design and code Peer Reviews.
    • Support teammates and give mentoring to junior members of the team.


    Required skills:

    • VHDL
    • High-speed timing closure
    • Problem-solving
    • 10 or more years’ experience working on FPGA designs
    • Proven track record of producing designs on time and within budget


    Desirable skills:
    Xilinx Vivado/ISE, tcl, Verilog. Experience with git, Bitbucket (or similar), CI, embedded software & Linux, bench test equipment experience.

  • Senior FPGA Design Engineers Engineering

    HENSOLDT UK is looking for a proactive Senior FPGA Engineer to join our growing team to play an active role in developing our exciting new generation of Radar Sensor products.  The successful candidate will work both individually and within small teams to conceive and deliver innovative solutions to challenging problems.

    The successful candidate will use Xilinx Vivado, ISE, VHDL, Modelsim tools to develop high-speed SoC FPGA designs operating over multiple clock domains with several high-speed board-to-board interfaces.

    The Senior FPGA Design Engineer tasks include:

    • Working with a broad range of functionality from Ethernet, DDR, Aurora, and DSP/Filters.
    • High-speed DSP to extract targets of interest from a complex background of radar returns, including functions to enhance the target detection and clutter rejection.
    • Development to bring up the FPGA/board and interfacing to peripherals.
    • Control of hardware to transmit and receive RF transmissions.
    • Decomposition of system or product requirements into an implementable FPGA architecture.
    • Employing strong design lifecycle from initial concept, through requirements and design reviews onto implementation and testing leading to in-service use and support.
    • Work closely with other engineering disciplines (such as Embedded Software Engineers, R&D, and Systems) to deliver successful product solutions.
    • Use high-quality test strategies to giving coverage for design proving, development regression testing, and system manufacture test.
    • Take part in design and code Peer Reviews.
    • Support teammates and give mentoring to junior members of the team.


    Required skills:

    • VHDL
    • High-speed timing closure
    • Problem-solving
    • 5 or more years’ experience working on FPGA designs
    • Proven track record of producing designs on time and within budget.


    Desirable skills:
    Xilinx Vivado/ISE, tcl, Verilog. Experience with git, Bitbucket (or similar), CI, embedded software & Linux, bench test equipment experience.

  • Principal Embedded Software Engineer Engineering

    The Principal Embedded Software Engineer is responsible for the decomposition of top-level system or product requirements into an implementable software architecture.

    The Principal Embedded Software Engineer is responsible for software developments from preliminary specification to verified design running on the target hardware.

    The Principal Embedded Software Engineer provides expert knowledge of software design, test and certification.  The Principal Embedded Software Engineer will also, in conjunction with the Software Engineering Manager, provide coaching, leadership and guidance to other Design Engineers. 

  • Principal Product EngineerEngineering

    You would be required to act as a Subject Matter Expert for electro-mechanical subsystems of Radar Sensors. Act as Design Authority for the electromechanical aspects of at least one Radar Sensor product.  To commission work packages for design activity on Radar Sensor products as required, to project manage small product development projects, such that they are delivered on time, on budget, and to specification.  To maintain and establish relationships with suitable suppliers.  To support the Chief Engineer and the Head of Engineering in continuous improvement of Engineering Processes.

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  • Senior (Qt) Software EngineerEngineering

    An exciting opportunity has arisen within HENSOLDT UK to join a small team of software developers working on the next generation of Display technology.  Specifically, the role is to provide Qt expertise to the team.  In general terms, the role is to design, specify, implement, test, and maintain software to support the company’s new display products and services.

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  • Senior Programme Manager, Deputy DesignateEngineering

    The Programme Manager is required to control customer-funded and PV development/ production programmes within HENSOLDT. Activities will centre on a small number of more significant programmes for which the Programme Manager could be expected to assist with the bid/scoping phase and then take responsibility for all aspects of the programme from, Project initiation to final acceptance and project closure. A close liaison with Sales, Contracts, Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Customer Services, Quality and Accounting departments within the Company will be required to fulfil this task. 

    The role of Deputy Designate will involve supporting the Head of Programmes in all aspects of the department’s management and taking temporary charge during the absence of the Head of Programmes.

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  • Quality TechnicianOperations & Quality

    A key member of the Quality Systems team, heavily involved in the day-to-day quality activities of the business. This is a hands-on role providing Product Quality Support, Control and Assurance across the business in all aspects of ISO 9001:2015.

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  • Software Engineers Security Solutions

    The Security Solutions business produces integrated security solutions to critical national infrastructure and militaries all around the world. Using a variety of in-house sensors from the HENSOLDT group of companies, trusted partners, and externally sourced sensors and software modules.

    The Software Engineer will be responsible for the improvements to, and maintenance of, the integrated C2 application that links up all the sensors to create the heart of the solution. The design and update of the GUI, the addition of new features, and the interfaces to existing and new sensors will all be within the Software Engineers’ area of responsibility.

  • Programme ManagerSecurity Solutions

    The Programme Manager is required to take responsibility and ownership for successful project execution of customer-funded as well as PV development/ production projects within HENSOLDT Security Solutions.  Activities will centre on a number of projects in parallel for which the Project Manager could be expected to be responsible for the bid/scoping phase and then take responsibility for all aspects of the project from, Project Initiation to Final Acceptance and Project Closure.  A close liaison with Sales, Compliance, Contracts, Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Customer Services, Quality and Accounting departments within the HENSOLDT Group will be required to fulfil this task.

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  • Principal Systems Engineer Security Solutions

    The Security Solutions business produces integrated security solutions to Critical National infrastructure, Border Forces, and Militaries all around the world. Using a variety of in-house sensors, from the HENSOLDT group of companies, trusted partners, and externally sourced sensors and software modules, together with the in-house command and control system. The Principal Systems Engineer will be responsible for the integration of sensors and subsystems across the entire lifecycle, from bids to delivery.

    The Principal Systems Engineer will run the Systems Engineering department across multiple sites and will be a mentor to the other Systems Engineers reporting to them. As part of this, the Principal Systems Engineer will liaise with multiple departments and entities within the HENSOLDT group to define future developments and their interfaces, as well as being the face of HENSOLDT Engineering in front of customers.

    As part of a growing business, the role offers the unique opportunity to increase the team size and select additional team members in both the UK and Germany.

    Generation of technical bids, designing networked multi-sensor systems, defining hardware and software changes, and delivering a suite of equipment to be installed are all part of the Principal Systems Engineer’s responsibility. The Principal Systems Engineer will have the responsibility of ensuring the technical maturity of the design, which will include reviewing all information produced by the Systems Engineering team and providing guidance and checks to ensure the system operates and is compliant with internal or external customer requirements.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in handling complex engineering projects and running a team of systems engineers. They will be focused on delivering projects on time and to specification and have a track record of doing so.

  • Senior Systems EngineerSecurity Solutions

    The security solutions business produces integrated security solutions to Critical National infrastructure and Militaries all around the world. Using a variety of in house sensors, from the HENSOLDT group of companies, trusted partners, and externally sourced sensors and software modules. The Systems Engineer will be responsible for the integration of sensors and subsystems across the entire lifecycle, from bids to delivery and even post-delivery support.

    The Systems Engineer will liaise with multiple departments and entities within the HENSOLDT group, as well as being the face of HENSOLDT Engineering in front of customers.

    Generation of technical bids, designing networked multi-sensor systems, defining hardware and software changes, and delivering a suite of equipment to be installed are all part of the systems engineer's responsibility.

    Technical support to Sales and Marketing including generating information to support bids, technical presentations to customers, generation of product specifications, and attendance at customer meetings.

    Provide technical design solutions to support proposed system changes and bids ensuring appropriate compliance with customer, business and legislative requirements including safety.

    Adopt a consistent approach to systems engineering activities throughout the design life cycle.

    Take an active involvement in new product design, providing system-level input from product definition through to release into production

    Maintain and support legacy/delivered systems including visits to customer sites and installations where necessary.

    Monitor and, where possible, introduce up to date technology into HENSOLDT system designs.

    Travel within the UK and overseas is required and is considered a frequent feature of this role. This could be required at short notice. It may also involve deployments of up to 6 weeks at a time.

    Promote the work of HENSOLDT in the field of Systems Engineering through attendance at conferences and seminars and where appropriate, through the presentation and publication of technical papers

  • Systems EngineerSecurity Solutions

    The Security Solutions business produces integrated security solutions to Critical National Infrastructure, Border Forces, and Militaries all around the world. Using a variety of in-house sensors, from the HENSOLDT group of companies, trusted partners, and externally sourced sensors and software modules, together with the in-house command and control system. The Systems Engineer will be responsible for the integration of sensors and subsystems across the entire lifecycle, from bids to delivery.

    The Systems Engineer will liaise with multiple departments and entities within the HENSOLDT group, and external suppliers, to define systems and their interfaces, working with other departments within the company to ensure integration of multiple sensors into a solution, and working with software teams to define the functionality required.

    Generation of technical bids, designing networked multi-sensor systems, defining hardware and software changes, and delivering a suite of equipment to be installed are all part of the Systems Engineer’s responsibility. The Systems Engineer will ensure that the delivered system is compliant with internal or external customer requirements.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in handling complex engineering projects using a variety of sensors as inputs, defining the network interconnections and the appropriate systems to meet the customer requirements, and signing off the requirements against the final system design. They will be focused on delivering projects on time and to specification and have a track record of doing so. They should also be familiar with all aspects of the systems engineering lifecycle and be capable of demonstrating that capability.

  • Trials & Training EngineerSecurity Solutions

    A Trials Engineer is required within the Security Solutions business to assist with the development and delivery of company and customer-funded security projects based upon HENSOLDT UK and HENSOLDT radar and optronics technology. Activities will include Bid Support, Demonstration of the system to interested parties/customers in the UK and overseas, and system integration. Additional responsibilities will include Setting up customer equipment in the installation location and feeding back any issues noted during trials and customer demonstrations to the development team.

    Applicants are required to be flexible in their approach to work, as every project and support issue presents different challenges. Applicants must also possess an aptitude for problem-solving and have an eye for detail.

    The Trials Engineer is expected to show motivation and initiative in planning their own activities to achieve timely and effective results with little supervision.  As this is a customer-facing role, a confident manner and smart appearance are required, with the ability to communicate clearly within the company at all levels and with customers whose first language may not be English.

  • IT Systems Support EngineerIT

    A Systems Support Engineer is required to Screen, refer and diagnose internal issues and work requests as they relate to maintenance of personal computers and related systems. Resolve 1st and 2nd line helpdesk problems and answer queries by telephone in support of internal and external connected PC’s, applications software, and basic network communications.  May prepare help desk incident reports and assist in hardware and software evaluation.

    To assist the senior IT Systems Administrator in supporting the IT Infrastructure Including Email system and data storage solutions, servers and network communications. Working alongside the Senior IT Systems Administrator loading OS and configuring computers for staff.