FPGA Design Engineer

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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    £40 - £45 per annum

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    Harry Garvin

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    12 months ago

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FPGA Design Engineer

Location: Edinburgh

Rate: £45ph

Duration: 6 Months

A global aerospace and defence organisation specialising in complex electronic warfare systems are seeking a FPGA Design Engineer responsible for designing high speed digital Print Circuit Boards that utilise the latest FPGA, Microprocessor and high speed interconnect technologies.

Key Responsibilities - FPGA Design Engineer

  • Designing high speed digital Printed Circuit Boards that utilise the latest FPGA, Microprocessor and high speed interconnect technologies;

  • Working closely with and providing guidance to PCB layout engineers;

  • Providing support to various disciplines and functions throughout the full hardware lifecycle from requirements analysis; through design, and unit test; to integrating hardware within the target system; and lastly to acceptance test and delivery to customer;

  • Fully documenting and recording your work products; keeping them under configuration management, and providing plans and progress reports and;

  • Working closely with FPGA, Systems, Mechanical and Software engineers to solve real integration problems on complex systems.

Skills & Qualifications - FPGA Design Engineer

  • Analysing system level requirements documents and understanding their application to Hardware designs. Schematic Capture using Mentor Graphics Dx Designer or equivalent

  • Previous Hardware design of PCAs that utilise complex FPGA based designs;

  • Applied knowledge of High speed serial communication protocols and architectures (e.g. PCIe, Ethernet, DDR3/4 etc.);

  • Hands on experience of Hardware, Firmware & Software Integration of Micro Processor Based designs onto hardware platforms;

  • Methodical approach to the full hardware design lifecycle, working to a structured hardware process;

  • De-bugging and testing new designs and supporting module and system related test, verification and integration project phases as required by a development type program prior to system deliveries;

  • High speed Signal Integrity and/or Power Integrity analysis would be beneficial and;

  • Knowledge of FPGA/SW coding languages (VHDL, C, and Assembler) would be beneficial.

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