Firmware Engineer

JAM Recruitment Ltd
£36 - £38 p hour
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Firmware Engineer/ Edinburgh/ £38LTD Per Hour/ Contract until end 2017

My client is a well respected defence engineering organisation who is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit a firmware engineer to join their dedicated team of Engineering professionals. The role is for an initial duration until the end of 2017 and is paying a rate of £38Ltd per hour. Please find the role description below:

Job Description
The Electronics Function in Edinburgh requires a Contract Firmware (FPGA) Engineer to design and develop firmware for airborne applications. Candidates are expected to have a degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, ideally specialising in FPGA / Digital techniques.

Skills, qualifications & knowledge
Candidates are expected to have experience of:

· VHDL based FPGA design & verification techniques

· Current FPGA technologies from either Xilinx or Altera

· Adopting a methodical approach to firmware design, ideally working to a structured firmware process such as RTCA DO-254 or similar

· Specifying complex timing and area constraints for efficient FPGA place and route

· De-bugging and testing firmware designs and supporting module and system related test verification and integration project phases

Familiarity with Mentor Graphics FPGA Development tools including HDL Designer, ModelSim / Questa and Precision are an advantage.

Key responsibility areas
The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and development of Firmware designs using VHDL and working to a structured firmware design process.

Intrinsic job factors
This is mainly an office based role using display screen equipment and there will be occasional work in development labs and in production environments.

Working to tight deadlines either on a regular or ad hoc basis will be required.

Please register interest by submitting an up to date CV without delay.

John Sadler
JAM Recruitment

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