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FPGA Lead Designer - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 6767 Date Posted: Monday 18 Mar 2024
FPGA Lead Designer
Location:                 Stevenage
Salary: Up to £80,000 depending on experience
Package includes:
  • A bonus of up to 21% of base salary
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and gym on-site.
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role
We’re working with a world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe. They have an exciting opportunity for an FPGA Lead Designer.
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The FPGA Lead Designer opportunity
Are you a passionate leader who can inspire others, drive innovation and encourage collaboration? We are looking for an experienced FPGA Lead Design Engineer, with a flair for leading teams and getting the best from their people. You will be working on cutting-edge products and using your extensive FPGA experience to guide, influence and support your team in their delivery.
As an FPGA Lead Designer, you will split your time between working on a range of tasks including advanced signal processing systems (Image\Radio), core embedded processing systems, safety and security-critical systems, and providing technical or functional leadership to our engineers. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to continue their technical role, but also further develop their leadership skills for the future.
FPGA Lead Designer skills and experience required
Ideally educated to degree level (or equivalent qualification) with experience in the majority of the following areas:
  • Experience leading FPGA Design teams on complex projects.
  • Desire to drive collaboration across people and teams to ensure delivery.
  • Generating complex FPGA architectures and design implementations (VHDL, Simulink etc), targeting Xilinx, Intel, and Microsemi devices.
  • Verifying complex FPGA implementations using VHDL and System Verilog\UVM test-bench methodologies.
  • Using FPGA design toolsets and Mentor verification tools (QuestaSim & ModelSim).
  • Generating low-level software (C) to facilitate FPGA test and integration with the wider embedded system, along with the ability to Configure and Document designs to a high professional standard.
Please note:
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position, and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
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