Principal Engineer - FPGA, VHDL

JAM Recruitment Ltd
Basildon, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you like to work at the forefront of technology? Do you want to develop your skills and experience within a global business? Do you want to engineer products that make the world a safer place? If you answer yes to these questions, then this could be the role for you...

One of the largest UK employers within the Defence sector is looking for a number of Firmware Engineers (FPGA, VHDL) to join their growing team - this team works on projects and products that truly are at the cutting edge of technology. They are looking to grow their team to support some major new contracts and developments within our Electro-optical product range. These developments are looking to leverage techniques such as Model Driven Engineering and new device technologies from the major FPGA manufacturers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the creation of FPGA designs using VHDL and working within a structured FPGA design framework.

You will be required to :
  • Create innovative VHDL based FPGA designs
  • Undertake advanced verification techniques using VHDL
  • Have knowledge of current FPGA technologies from either Xilinx, Intel (Altera) or Microsemi (Actel) and their associated toolsets
  • Be proficient in the analysis of system level requirements and deriving detailed FPGA requirements

You will have:
  • Knowledge of methodical approaches across the full FPGA design lifecycle
  • Skills in de-bugging of FPGA designs
  • Ability to define complex timing and area constraints for efficient FPGA place and route
  • Experience with Xilinx Vivado (desirable)
  • Experienced with Mentor Graphics FPGA development tools including HDL Designer, ModelSim / Questa and Precision (desirable)
  • Experience of implementing processor cores in FPGAs (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Matlab, Simulink and HDL coder (desirable)

*** Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role ***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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