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Hardware FPGA Engineer

  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: £57.75 - 57.75 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Sector: Aerospace Electronics Engineering
  • Contact: Sarah Farrugia
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 707 1516
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Ref: 217348SFA

Hardware FPGA Engineer
Initial 6 Month Contract
Inside IR35
PAYE 43.77p/h / Umbrella £57.75p/h (Negotiable) 

This is an opportunity to join a global aerospace and defence company who are recruiting for a Hardware FPGA Engineer.
You will be responsible for the design and verification of Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs) and Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) used on digital &/or analogue electronic solutions for products such as Helmet Mounted & Head-Up Displays, Mission Computers, Flight Controls, Active Inceptors and other associated safety critical technology.

Key Responsibilities:

• Providing technical expertise in the development and delivery of PLD/FPGA development, from
• requirements development, concept and detailed design, coding VHDL, synthesis and through
• to complete verification
• Awareness of PLD/FPGA design constraints & impacts on other engineering disciplines

Skills & Experience:

Essential -

• Knowledge of PLD/FPGA technologies, development tools and techniques
• Experience of working in an PLD/FPGA development team

Desirable -

• Experience of digital hardware circuits design with PLD/FPGAs
• Experience of video processing and control law algorithms
• Awareness of UVM constrained random verification
• Working knowledge of the following tools would be advantageous:
     o Mentor Graphics ModelSim
     o Vendor specific tools, e.g. Vivado
     o Configuration management tools, e.g. Synergy
     o System development tools, e.g. Enterprise Architect, Matlab, Simulink
     o Requirements management tools, e.g. DOORS