FPGA Design Engineer

Mane Contract Services
Bedfordshire, UK
18 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: FPGA Design Engineer
Location: Bedfordshire
Type: 12 month contract
Rate: Up to £50 p/h ltd
Other: Candidates must be able to obtain SC Clearance

Hardware Electronics Design Engineer required to review System specifications, writing and capturing product functional requirements, producing VHDL, performing analysis, simulation and testing of the Firmware and FPGA designs.

Required Skills:
* Formal qualification such as HNC/HND/BEng.
* Experience in Firmware Product Development.
* Experience in FPGA (or ASIC) Design and Verification.
* Ability to derive FPGA architectures & requirements from System requirements.
* Experience of using FPGA vendor tools (e.g. Altera/Xilinx/Actel) or third party tools (e.g. Aldec/MentorGraphics) for simulation, synthesis and implementation.
* Excellent VHDL coding skills.
* Ability to produce technical documentation to support all activities, from problem reports, to design reviews and final assembly/test instructions.
* Ability to work in accordance with Firmware process and procedures.
* Able to co-ordinate various stakeholders into unified approach.

Desired Skills:
* Microprocessor Design and Interfaces, both digital and analogue, serial and parallel.
* Experience of using DOORS for requirements capture.
* Experience of Schematic Capture and PCB Layout.
* Embedded I/O interfaces - Differential/Single Ended/Safety Discrete interfaces.
* JTAG Design and Programming.
* Awareness of DO-254 and IEC61508 Design techniques for complex logic devices.
* Relevant experience/understanding of the expectations of being employed in a safety critical marketplace (e.g. aerospace/medical/military).
* Ability to support and manage aspects of Assembly, Integration and Test

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