DSP/FPGA Developer

Location
Guildford
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
16 Apr 2019
Ref
HQ00093853
Contact
Emma Gomez
Clearance Level
BPSS, DV, NATO, None / Undisclosed, NPPV, SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent

DSP-FPGA Developers

We are looking for bright, enthusiastic and committed individuals to work as DSP-FPGA developers in one of our software defined radio development teams. Defence industry experience is preferable but most of all we are looking for bright, enthusiastic and committed individuals with a strong academic background and the ability to learn quickly.

We have a range of roles available, from graduate entry through to experienced team leads. We are interested in hearing from anyone who can make a strong contribution to our work.

In this role you will:

  • Design and develop state-of-the-art FPGA cores for one of our software defined radio (SDR) solutions.
  • Work with bright, enthusiastic and committed people in one of our small client-focussed engineering teams.
  • Scope, plan and be responsible for delivering work to agreed timescales.
  • Be involved in customer-facing delivery, sometimes to challenging deadlines.
  • Develop innovative solutions.
  • Have a strong interest in expanding technical knowledge both in areas of core expertise and more generally.

Essential:

  • Highly motivated with a strong academic background in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics from a top tier university (typically 2:1 or 1st), as well as strong A Levels (typically AA in Maths and Physics).
  • Broad interest in wireless technology and awareness of latest industry developments.
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organised in a dynamic work environment
  • Excellent team working abilities
  • Ability to learn quickly

Desirable:

  • 1+ year experience of FPGA development (eg VHDL).
  • Understanding of radio communications
  • Understanding of digital signal processing
  • Range of other development skills, including one or more of the following: embedded software (C), C++, Java, JSP.
  • Understanding of digital and/or analogue hardware design with some hands-on laboratory experience of debug/set-to-work.
  • Proven record of successful project delivery.
  • An SC level security clearance is required for this role, and candidates should already have, or be capable of obtaining UK SC clearance.

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