FPGA Developer

Posted 24 August 2023
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent
Discipline Software Engineering
Contact NameLouise Batty

Job description

FPGA Developer
Location: Manchester (onsite)

We have been partnered by an exciting security company with a long history of helping government customers harness innovation through the successful delivery of some of the world’s most complex integrated systems. They take pride in helping to defend the largest nations and businesses in the world against advanced threats.

I am looking for a FPGA Developer to join their team on a permanent basis. You will work with customers to develop innovative mission critical technology. Applications include software radios, space technology and underwater systems.

Main responsibilities
• Design and develop state-of-the-art FPGA designs for one of our software defined radio (SDR) solutions.
• Design and test Digital Signal Processing (DSP) algorithms using MATLAB or similar.
• Managing technical tasks/projects and people.
• Be involved in customer-facing delivery, sometimes to challenging deadlines.
• Customer-facing technical consultancy

Skills and experience

• Ability to produce high-quality FPGA designs
• Understanding of FPGA and SoC architectures
• Highly motivated with a strong academic background typically in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics with a 2:1 or 1st class degree. PhD applicants also encouraged.
• Proven problem-solving skills
• Broad interest in wireless technology, embedded systems and awareness of latest industry developments.

• 1+ year experience of FPGA development (eg VHDL).
• Understanding of radio communications
• Understanding of digital signal processing
• Development on Linux based systems
• Range of software development experience including MATLAB, C++, Python
• Understanding of digital and/or analogue hardware design with some hands-on laboratory experience of debug/set-to-work.

What they offer
• 25 days holiday a year and, via our flexible benefits package the option to buy/sell and carry over from the year before
• Benefits including; insurance, a competitive pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, taste cards and more
• Don’t know a particular technology? Your learning and development is key to your future career
• You’ll be part of our bonus scheme