Senior FPGA Engineer

The Senior FPGA Engineer is responsible for demonstrating that the developed product meets all specified product and customer requirements, by

  • analysing requirements, specifying and documenting the FPGA solution and work breakdown
  • preparing FPGA architectural and detailed designs and documentation
  • FPGA design generation and implementation
  • FPGA design verification
  • integration of FPGAs onto the target platform
  • providing FPGA technical support
  • controlling and reviewing work of the members of their team (where a team exists)
  • supporting the company FPGA development process and procedure updates
  • 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.
  • Appropriate processes and methodologies are used to design and deliver allocated FPGA development work packages meeting cost, time and quality targets, agreed with their development team leader.
  • Technical design decisions are made within the context of known practices, established precedents and acquired technical expertise. The cost/benefits of design possibilities are understood, and that judgement calls can be made based on them
  • 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.
  • Design and Development by taking a technical role as a Prime on a critical component where necessary.
  • Report to Team Leader or Prime as appropriate
  • Technical interface to Customers
  • Effective collaboration with other engineering disciplines to agree specifications and to carry out integration and test
  • Co-ordinate own time management with regard to project task milestones
  • The focus of the job is Operational - delivery of project funded Work Packages.
  • Analytical - To identify and isolate errors in the FPGA or integrated target platform, their likely causes and solutions.
  • Ingenuity - To work on his/her own on a complete FPGA design from concept to delivery.

Essential Experience

  • Must have experience of FPGA design & implementation for communications equipment or equivalent
  • Must have excellent FPGA development process knowledge
  • Must be an experienced engineer, fully versed in design methodologies for their field able to work on their own, but providing regular reporting
  • Must have recent design experience of devices from the following suppliers:
    • Altera
    • Microsemi
    • Xilinx
  • Desirable to have recent experience of using several of the following tools/development environments:
    • Altera Quartus II
    • Mentor ModelSim
    • MicroSemi Libero IDE
    • Microsemi Libero SoC
    • Xilinx Vivado

Essential Skills

  • Must be proficient in the use of VHDL
  • Must be proficient in the use of at least one simulation tool
  • Must be proficient in the use of at least one FPGA synthesis tool
  • Must have a good understanding of requirements capture, and of work package definition and estimation
  • Must be highly self-motivated, articulate, with good verbal and written communications skills
  • Must have good team working skills

Guidant Global (Airbus) is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Guidant Global (Agency)
Organisation
Guidant Global
Reference
JO-2211-640
Expiry Date
22/12/2022 08:54:00
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