Lead FPGA Engineer

Location: Malvern, Worcestershire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Joe Tomkins

Lead FPGA Engineer

6 Month contract

Daily rate to be discussed upon application

Based in Malvern

My client is seeking an experienced FPGA Lead to join their busy team based in Malvern. Due to the secure nature of the project, candidates are required to hold live SC clearance or be willing to go through the process if timescales will allow.

Duties, Experience & Knowledge

  • Lead and 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.
  • Proven experience of leading in a rigorous engineering environment using configuration management and change management processes/tools.
  • Proven knowledge and experience of specification, design and implementation of complex firmware solutions in all applicable technologies.
  • Proven experience of design and implementation of high-speed of digital processing solutions and systems in FPGA including system-on-chip, embedded processors, high speed interfaces etc.
  • Experience of device specification and selection.
  • Proven ability to architect, design and implement firmware solutions.
  • Proven ability to write and debug VHDL.
  • Proven ability to prepare and implement test and verification for FPGA/ASIC including defining test plans, test benches, automated testing.
  • Experience using FPGA design tools including ModelSim, Synplify, ISE (including Chipscope).
  • Experienced in CPLD and FPGA development (e.g. VHDL, Xilinx, Spartan, Virtex and Coolrunner-II) including detailed design, implementation, test, verification.


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