Lead Firmware Engineer

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    £45 - £52 per hour

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    Sam Bason

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    3 months ago

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Lead Firmware Engineer

  • Firmware; FPGA; Xilinx; Altera; Actel; VHDL; Matlab; Simlink

  • Luton

  • Initial 6 months

  • £52ph (Inside IR35)

Would you like to work on systems for Fast Jets, Helicopters & Drones, in the Defence and Aerospace Industry?

We design complex digital FPGA based systems that form part of self-protection systems for these platforms.

You may design digital hardware in industries such as Finance, Medical, Energy and Automotive, but you have skills we are looking for.

Key responsibility areas

  • Your analysis of system level requirements allows you to derive detailed Firmware requirements.

  • You then follow a methodical approach to the full firmware design lifecycle, working to a structured firmware process such as RTCA DO-254 or similar.

  • We need you to have the confidence and experience to steer the Firmware aspects of any design and to provide technical knowledge, mentoring and assistance to other engineers as required

  • Providing budget, cost and schedule input to proposals are also part of this role.

Due to the nature of our work, you must have 5 years UK residency to be considered for this role.