FPGA Design Engineer
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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