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FPGA Developer
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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 29th January
Location: Worcestershire
Salary/Rate: Negotiable
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: FPGA_1548777142_expired
Contact Name: Matthew Stewart

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Role - FPGA Developer
Location - Worcestershire
Duration - 6 months

***SC Clearance required***

Overall Purpose of the Job

*Contribute to all stages in the specification, design, development, integration, test and certification, fielding and support of navigation, cryptographic or DSP devices, following a rigorous engineering lifecycle.
*Specify and develop FPGA/ASIC solutions
*Interact with other engineers working in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver products and customer solutions.

Key Accountabilities

*Responsible to Project Design Authority for all firmware related activities
*Plans/structures work effectively, including breaking down problems into manageable work packages.
*Ability to accurately cost work and manage risk
*Produces written documentation (including presentation material) of technical work in accordance with Project requirements.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

*Ability to write and debug VHDL.
*Experience designing and implementing complex firmware solutions in CPLD and FPGA using ModelSim, Synplify, ISE.
*Experience of design and implementation of high-speed of digital processing solutions and systems in FPGA e.g. system-on-chip, embedded processors, high speed interfaces
*Experience of working in a rigorous engineering environment using configuration management and change management processes/tools.
*Ability to prepare and undertake test and verification of FPGA/ASIC
*Good degree in electronics, electrical engineering or similar
*Good verbal and written Technical English communications skills.

Desirable Experience

*Experience of GNSS
*Knowledge of RF and radio signal performance/propagation issues.
*Knowledge/experience and knowledge of crypto security design including crypto algorithms, anti-tamper technologies etc
*Experience of specifying, designing, verifying and testing ASICs
*Ability to engineer software to support system development/testing in appropriate languages including C++, C and assembly language.
*Experience using Mentor Graphics DxDesigner and Expedition PCB.
*Experience of using DOORS.
*Ability to use supporting tools such as Matlab for solution modelling and verification.


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.