Senior FPGA Engineer

Newport (Casnewydd)
31 Oct 2018
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Airbus Cyber Security is a European specialist in cyber security. Our mission is to protect governments, military and critical national infrastructure enterprises from cyber threats.

We are over 700 experts based across our main locations in France, Germany and the UK, each with a Security Operating Centre, we also operate in the US and the Middle East.

We deliver reliable cyber security products and services that meet the highest requirements and protect you against cyber threats.

We provide a global cyber defence approach that dynamically aims to protect, detect and respond to cyber threats with a portfolio including managed security services, industrial control system offerings, encryption, key management and consultancy services.

Our goal: Protect our customers and support their business needs with cyber security products and services.

We are passionate about cyber security. If you share our passion, we want to speak with you.

The Senior FPGA Engineer is responsible to the Head of Hardware Engineering for executing allocated FPGA Work Packages within agreed cost, time and quality constraints.

This position can offer you:

- Challenging tasks in a company with some of the most innovative cyber security technology and services

- Integration into an international network of cyber security experts across and outside of Europe

- Participation in Europe-wide projects as prime supplier

- Exciting development opportunities and perspectives within Airbus as a global player

- An attractive company pension scheme

- Airbus Group success share scheme

- An extensive range of additional benefits, such as car options, travel insurance for the whole family, child care vouchers, etc.

- Flexible working hours

??????? All FPGAs are designed, developed, integrated and tested in accordance with Clients Defence and Space standards; all supporting documents are produced in accordance with Clients Defence and Space standards.

??? The provision of technical guidance to fellow team members in at least one major tool or technique used by Client

??? Success of both internal and external design reviews and project reviews throughout the development life cycle.

??? The support of the design and development of critical components where decisions may have a significant impact on project timescales.

??? Customer liaison, by representing Clients Defence and Space on project related technical matters at Stakeholder meetings.

??? Technical interface to Customers

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company???s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

As the successful candidate, you will have;

??? Experience of FPGA design & implementation for communications equipment or equivalent

??? Excellent FPGA development process knowledge

??? Experienced engineer, fully versed in design methodologies for your field

??? Experienced engineer with good FPGA development process knowledge

??? Good understanding of requirements capture, and of work package definition and estimation

??? Experience of FPGA design and implementation

??? Recent design experience of devices from Altera / Microsemi / Xilinx

??? Excellent communication, both oral and written

??? Adaptability to deliver successfully both autonomously and as a team

??? Proficient in VHDL; a simulation and FPGA synthesis tool.

Must have existing UK SC security clearance, or be capable of attaining UK SC clearance

This role is based at Airbus Defence and Space offices, Newport, South Wales, with occasional requirements for business travel within the UK and abroad

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can???t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you

????Please apply for this vacancy online at our careers site ( with your CV attached.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus Group using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus Group.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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