LMW005526 Firmware Engineer Edin

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  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £47.83 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Description and Skills

Our Client, based in Edinburgh, requires a Contract Firmware (FPGA) Engineer to design and develop firmware for airborne applications.

Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

Creating robust VHDL based designs; fully documenting and recording your work products; keeping them under configuration management, and providing progress reports.

Design and develop Firmware designs using VHDL; verify designs using either VHDL or SystemVerilog and work to a structured firmware design process.

Work closely and liaise with Systems, Hardware and Software engineers in order to resolve real integration problems on complex systems.


You will have previous experience related to;

VHDL based FPGA design & verification techniques

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

Mentor Graphics FPGA Development tools including HDL Designer, ModelSim / Questa and Precision, is 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.