• Hardware Design Engineer

    Job ID 2018-3132
    Location Ennistymon, Ireland
    Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along motorways. They advertise the price of fuel, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds.


    This is a full-time role based in the west of Ireland with the Daktronics Ireland hardware engineering team.

    Design & Development

    • Design and implement software of embedded devices and systems using C and C++ and FPGAs (VHDL)
    • Knowledge of the ARM architectures
    • Demonstrable experience of software design in embedded systems and real-time applications, particularly in embedded C
    • Participate in design and code review process with software engineers.
    • Reliability analysis and testing
    • Performance testing and benchmarking
    • Create technical specification documents for software.
    • Hardware and firmware design for manufacturing test fixtures


    • Design revisions (hardware and firmware) to correct problems and support customer requests.
    • Assist with replication of field problems.
    • Assist in the development of technical documentation and specifications
    • Feasibility analysis, concept work to support sales.
    • Participate in analyzing and improving the development process and products.
    • Maybe travel to the United States and other locations globally to partner with co-workers and customers



    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electronic\ Electrical Engineering, Computer Science\ Engineering, Software Engineering or a related discipline.
    • 2-5 years experience in hardware engineering.
    • Experience in C/C++ programming preferred.
    • Experience in VHDL design language optional.
    • Self-motivated problem solver.
    • Effectively exercise discretion and independent judgment.
    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
    • Ability to travel by air and ground. Valid driver’s license.
    • Background check will be conducted
    • Must be legally eligible to work in Ireland at time of hire. We do not sponsor, extend, or renew immigration visas for this position.

    Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.



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