Lead FPGA Designer - Stevenage

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 7069 Date Posted: Thursday 09 May 2024
Lead FPGA Designer
Location:                 Stevenage
Headline Benefits:  A bonus of up to 21%, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave, enhanced parental leave.
Typically for this role you will be required 2 to 3 days per week on-site.
We’re working with an award-winning, world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe, that has an exciting opportunity for a Lead FPGA 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 business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
The Lead FPGA 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.
Lead FPGA Designer skills and experience required
  • Proven experience leading FPGA Design teams on complex projects.
  • Strong desire to drive collaboration and ensure successful delivery.
  • Extensive experience in generating complex FPGA architectures and design implementations using VHDL, Simulink, etc. Targeting Xilinx, Intel, Microsemi devices.
  • Proficiency in verifying complex FPGA implementations using VHDL and System Verilog/UVM test-bench methodologies.
  • Familiarity with FPGA design toolsets and Mentor verification tools (QuestaSim & ModelSim).
  • Ability to generate low-level software (C) to facilitate FPGA test and integration with the wider embedded system.
  • Excellent 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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