Matchtech

Senior Firmware Engineer

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Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
15 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP387458
Contact
Martyn Hudson
Discipline
Electronic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The Electronics Function in Edinburgh requires a Senior Firmware (FPGA) Engineer to design and develop firmware for airborne applications.



Key Responsibility Areas

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and development of Firmware designs using VHDL, for verification using either VHDL or SystemVerilog and working to a structured firmware design process



Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

Candidates are expected to have experience of:

* VHDL based FPGA design & verification techniques
* Current FPGA technologies from either Xilinx, Altera or Microsemi
* Adopting a methodical approach to firmware design, ideally working to a structured firmware process such as RTCA DO-254 or similar
* Specification of complex timing & area constraints for FPGA efficient place & route
* De-bugging and testing new 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 & Precision are an advantage as is a knowledge of SystemVerilog / UVM verification techniques

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