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Contractor Firmware Engineer
Job Description and Skills
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.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and development of Firmware designs using VHDL and working to a structured firmware design process.
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.
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.
The nature of the tasks involved means that any candidate applying normally needs to have been resident in the UK for a minimum of 5 years.
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