FPGA Engineer

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £40.00 - £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kevin Burke

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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FPGA Engineer
Location: Stevenage
Duration: 6 Months
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour


Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Decomposition of requirements into an architecture design and document the chosen design whilst describing any trade-offs performed.
  • Detailed RTL design in VHDL.
  • Verification of the RTL design and documenting the verification that was performed.
  • Gate level implementation of the design including synthesis, placement and static timing analysis.
  • Support integration of the FPGA into the target hardware.
  • Ensure that all FPGA designs are developed in accordance with the company design process.

Required skills

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and ability:

  • Proven ability in the complete design flow from requirements to design acceptance.
  • Proven ability in FPGA technologies and their tools including Xilinx ISE and Microsemi Libero.
  • Proven ability in VHDL simulation tools in particular Mentor Graphics Questa.
  • Good analytical skills and methodical approach to problem resolution and investigations.
  • Good communication skills and able to thrive in a team environment.
  • Ability to present technical data in a clear and concise manner.
  • Knowledge of the Linux operating system would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages including TCL would be beneficial.


Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence / Military industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).