Advanced FPGA Engineers

Our client is looking for two Advanced FPGA Engineers to join them on a permanent basis in Gloucestershire.

Please note you will need to be currently SC or SC clearable for this role.

Your primary purpose will be to design and develop FPGAs and digital modules (VHDL) in a communications related environment providing cryptographic and cyber security solutions.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


Degree qualified in electronics/ engineering related subject (preferably at 2.1 hons or higher); however, experience will be considered in lieu of formal academic qualifications

At least 2 years post graduate experience of FPGA development using VHDL, preferably in the communications industry

Excellent design standards and strong debug skills
An appreciation of digital hardware design
Experience of developing self-checking testbenches, BFMs
Documentation generation: Requirements, design, interface specification, test specifications

Highly desirable
An appreciation of other engineering disciplines; Software, Digital and Analogue Electronics
Familiarity with digital communications protocols and general networking experience
Experience of developing on large Altera and Xilinx FPGAs
Experience of ARM System On Chip
Experience of designing for security
Working knowledge of the following engineering tools; Synplify, QuestaSim, Quartus II, Xilinx ISE/EDK, CVS, DOORS
Experience of engineering development in the V model environment
Scripting; tcl/tk, perl

Special Features of this position:
Ability to work individually and in a team
Innovative thinker and problem solver
Experience in writing VHDL to procedure with knowledge of testing and documentation processes
Ability to effectively research and solve complex technical issues
Possession of excellent interpersonal skills

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Gloucestershire

Salary : 28k - 32k p/a

Date Advertised : 27 Nov 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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