Senior Firmware Engineer

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum + bonuses
Posted
08 Mar 2017
Closes
05 Apr 2017
Ref
1141932 v2
Contact
Steven Mitchell
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Permanent
An opportunity to further your career within a market leading company that houses the most interesting engineering projects in the country and world. You might be looking for an increase in responsibilities, or you might be looking to step sideways into a company that employs over 10,000 people worldwide. Either way, this employer offers great career prospects and opportunities to work within a fantastic working environment.

High-end technology, market leading business, great salary and benefits in Gloucestershire.

Job Purpose:
FPGA design and implementation of complex functions and algorithms.

Scope / dimensions:
As a Firmware Engineer you will join a team of 6 to 8 engineers.

Key Responsibilities:
- Responsible for complex design and development of Firmware tasks.
- Generate understandable and unambiguous Firmware requirements based on user and systems level requirements.
- Produce high quality and robust Firmware designs and architectures to meet the Firmware requirements.
- Produce high quality design, development and implementation documentation including specifications, reports and proposals.
- Engage in the multiple-discipline review of items (documents, design, code, schematics, etc.).
- Integrate Firmware with other system components (Software or Hardware) and resolve any issues either by Firmware modification or by contributing positively to resolution by other disciplines.
- Fully proficient in the full life cycle Firmware development
- Fully proficient in Firmware development using VHDL.
- Has a variety of engineering methods and techniques
- Experience in FPGA design ideally using Xilinx and MicroSemi (Actel) FPGAs.
Proficient in Verification:
- Good knowledge of FPGA EDA tools and tool flow
- Proficient in the use of industry standard communications protocols associated with communication interfaces (UARTs, USARTs, SPI, I2C, TCP/IP, UDP)

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of one of the most forward thinking companies in the UK and to further develop your own skills and capabilities.
If you believe that the prior details are relevant to your recent work experience then please do not hesitate to apply to this advert with your up to date CV. Alternatively, you can submit your CV to steven(dot)mitchell(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk