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Firmware Engineer - Cambridgeshire

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 5298 Date Posted: Monday 30 Oct 2023
Firmware Engineer
Location:                 Cambridge
Salary:                     Negotiable DOE
Benefits:                  12% Pension contribution, Private Medical Insurance, Bonus, 25 days holiday, Free lunch!
We have an exciting opportunity for a Firmware Engineer to join an ambitious, innovative, technology & product development company who deliver solutions for the UK’s defence and homeland security. The opportunity will present you with the environment to realise your potential and grow with the business. The company are in an exciting period, working on state-of-the-art technology and developing new client relationships.
Your work will have a real-world impact. You’ll get to explore pioneering concepts by collaborating with elite multi-disciplinary teams of highly educated and skilled scientists, engineers, and designers. It’s a fantastically challenging, varied, and agile role. You’ll see ideas become a reality through the development of prototypes using a rapid approach to design and implementation. 
Using FPGA technologies, you’ll get to work on DSP design, DSP modelling, high and low speed peripheral interfacing, and embedded soft processor utilisation. Implementations may be in HDL, native block designs and may use tools such as Simulink HDL Coder or even a mix of several. You will need to be able to run simulations and testbenches and perform hardware-level debugging. We use both FPGA and system-on-chip designs from all major vendors and several projects use frameworks such as OpenCPI. Wide experience is highly beneficial (but not essential) so if you can demonstrate experience of high-speed electronics design, embedded software and/or hardware development and testing, and signal processing/algorithm design; you’ll thrive in this role.
Firmware Engineer Essential Skills and Qualifications:
  • A strong degree in Electronic Engineering, or a related discipline. Post Degree qualifications are desirable 
  • Opportunities are available for experienced applicants and electronic engineering graduates looking to focus on firmware / digital development.
  • A strong ability to communicate the value of your work confidently with people at all levels, to explain complex concepts in a simple way 
  • Professional experience that demonstrates an ability to lead and a drive to succeed
  • A desire to improve the quality of your work, to develop new skills and to take on increasing responsibilities 
  • You will need to be eligible for UK security clearance.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to secure a challenging and rewarding position as a Firmware Engineer with a company developing world leading technology solutions. You will be offered the chance to develop and progress your career in an end-to-end project delivery environment.
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