FPGA Design Engineer

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Electronics Engineering

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  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job purpose

My highly reputable client has a requirement for a FPGA design engineer in the power converters and motors group.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will join their 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 responsibilities
Specific responsibilities for the FPGA Design Engineer role will depend upon your skill set and level of seniority. Typically, 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
Personal attributes
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
SC level clearance is mandatory for this role so applicants should either hold, or be eligible to obtain this level of clearance, prior to start date