Firmware Engineer

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  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £38.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Description and Skills

Our Client requires a Firmware (FPGA) Engineer to design and develop firmware for airborne applications. Candidates are expected to have a degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, ideally specialising in FPGA / Digital techniques.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and development of Firmware designs using VHDL and working to a structured firmware design process.


Candidates are expected to have experience of:

VHDL based FPGA design & verification techniques

Current FPGA technologies from either Xilinx or Altera

Adopting a methodical approach to firmware design, ideally working to a structured firmware process such as RTCA DO-254 or similar

Specifying complex timing and area constraints for efficient FPGA place and route

De-bugging and testing firmware designs and supporting module and system related test verification and integration project phases

Familiarity with Mentor Graphics FPGA Development tools including HDL Designer, ModelSim / Questa and Precision are an advantage.

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.