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FPGA Design Engineer

  • Salary: Up to £400 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Sector: Engineering, Other, IT, Software Development, Support, Other
  • Date posted: 14/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH86562

FPGA Design Engineer

12 month contract

£50.00p/h

Cheltenham

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for Design Engineers, to join a fast paced team, in Cheltenham for an initial 12 month project.

You will be working independently for one of the largest world-leading provider of commercial, military and business and general aviation.

This will be a great opportunity to put your skills and knowledge to the test!

Key Activities:

  • Develop Graphics-Video mixer design based on existing Future Flight Deck work
  • Develop a graphics frame store for use with a software renderer
  • Implement graphics integrity monitor function, developed on FFD and adapt or OFD requirements
  • Develop a hardware cursor for overlay on a video stream
  • Support development of video Rx/Tx, switching, synchronising, scaling and compression

Essential Responsibilities:

  • HD Graphics input (via DisplayPort or DVI)
  • SD Video input (via ARINC-818 video interface
  • Implement PCle interface to host processor
  • Implement frame store to compose graphics frames
  • Implement mixer functions as above
  • Implement graphics integrity monitor function, developed on FFD and adapt or OFD requirements
  • Develop a hardware cursor for overlay on a video stream
  • Support development of video Rx/Tx, switching, synchronising, scaling and compression

Qualifications:

VHDL Video design and development

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Xilinx FPGA's, particularly Virtex7 and Kintex7 and Associated IDE
  • Knowledge of Implementation of SERDES, ARINC-818, PCLe in FPGA

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