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FPGA Design Engineer, Electronics - Rugeley, Staffo
Additional Resources Limited
£55,000 Per Annum
16th April 2018
Job DescriptionFPGA Design Engineer, Electronics - Rugeley, Staffordshire
Approximately Up to £55,000 pa (negotiable, depending on experience)
Our client is an established organisation and specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic/electrical products and sub systems in the international power, defence, rail and aerospace markets.
Our client is an internationally successful defence, security, transport and energy Company, with a long and consistent track record of development and growth.
They provides innovative, high-technology power conversion and control solutions, signature management systems, underwater measurement ranges and high integrity sensors for a variety of strategically important defence applications. They are considered a leader in their fields of expertise and has a worldwide customer base.
The successful FPGA design engineer will join our client's 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.
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.
You will be responsible for:
FPGA Implementation including requirements capture, VHDL RTL coding and physical stages.
Writing and execution of VHDL test bench 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
Requirements for the FPGA Engineer: 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, Eligible for security clearance to SC level.
Additional Resources are an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies - Employment Business Regulations 2003.
Key Skills: Degree in Electrical / Electronic engineering, FPGA design experience