FPGA Engineer

  • Location

    Malvern, Worcestershire

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Leigh Sproston

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months +

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Our client requires 1 FPGA Engineer to work on site in Malvern.

The ideal candidate will hold current and valid SC Clearance or be willing to undergo the checks.


* Contribute to all stages in the specification, design, development, integration, test and certification, fielding and support of navigation and cryptographic devices, following a rigorous engineering lifecycle.
* Specify and develop FPGA/ASIC solutions
* Interact with other engineers working in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver products and customer solutions.

Key Accountabilities:

* Responsible to Project Design Authority for all firmware related activities
* Plans/structures work effectively, including breaking down problems into manageable work packages.
* Ability to accurately cost work and manage risk
* Produces written documentation (including presentation material) of technical work in accordance with Project requirements.
* Rapid learning of current military-specific and civil secure technologies in support of research and products.
* Innovation in the application/integration of digital hardware technologies to build novel secure systems


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

* Ability to write and debug VHDL.
* Experience designing and implementing complex firmware solutions in CPLD and FPGA using ModelSim, Synplify, ISE.
* Experience of design and implementation of high-speed of digital processing solutions and systems in FPGA e.g. system-on-chip, embedded processors, high speed interfaces
* Experience of working in a rigorous engineering environment using configuration management and change management processes/tools.
* Ability to prepare and undertake test and verification of FPGA/ASIC

Please send CVs in the first instance to Leigh Sproston -