Senior FPGA Design Engineer

  • Location:

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Job ref:

    BBBH108446_1565195680

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Great role open for a Senior FPGA Design Engineer with good background in FPGA/ASIC design, to come on-board and work for a market leading engineering company who operate within aerospace and defense. Permanent position, based in Stevenage with competitive rates on offer as well as benefits.

Role purpose:

You will be reporting to the Engineering Manager, working with a dedicated project team that is challenged with the task of delivering robust and cost effective designs for real time power and motor control applications.

Key experience:

  • Degree or higher in electrical/electronic engineering or equivalent
  • Proven track record of FPGA/ASIC design
  • Comprehensive knowledge of VHDL with practical experience in successful projects
  • Experience of model based design using tools such as Matlab/Simulink is preferable
  • Capability of working to formal FPGA/ASIC design processes is essential
  • Broad knowledge of digital electronics and other areas of engineering. (e.g. systems, analogue/power electronics, mechanical, motors, etc)
  • Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews
  • Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations

Specific responsibilities for the FPGA Design Engineer role will depend upon your skill set and level of seniority.

  • You will be responsible for a wide range of FPGA activities covering all stages of the development lifecycle; from requirements through to verification and validation of programmed devices.
  • You will work within a dedicated team environment where co-operation, innovation and thoroughness are essential to develop FPGAs that successfully meet project objectives.
  • Key responsibilities required for this role will include:
  • FPGA Implementation including requirements capture, VHDL RTL coding and physical stages  Writing and execution of VHDL testbench code and other IV&V activities
  • Safety related design process development and maintenance
  • Model Based design techniques using Matlab/Simulink modeling and simulation
  • Requirements tracking, configuration control, incident reporting and project documentation
  • Lab support during hardware development stages
  • Inter-team and intra-team communications, including reviewing

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