Senior Hardware FPGA Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Rochester, Kent
08 Jan 2019
22 Jan 2019
Natalie Humphrey
Electronics, Mechanical
Job Type

Senior Hardware FPGA Engineer

Would you like to be a member of a dedicated expert team responsible for the design and verification of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA)? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Hardware FPGA Engineer at our site in Rochester.

This role will provide you with the satisfaction of being a key part of our integrated development team for our range of leading-edge flight control products, mission computers, head mounted and head up displays.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Hardware FPGA Engineer will involve:

Providing technical expertise in the development and delivery of FPGA development from requirements development, concept and detailed design, coding VHDL, synthesis and through to complete verification

Understanding of FPGA design impacts on wider product engineering disciplines

Managing own tasks within schedules and budgets to meet programme needs

Delivering design artefacts in support of company standards

Your skills and qualifications:

Demonstrable practical experience and knowledge of FPGA technologies, development tools and techniques

Experience in working in small teams through development lifecycle, with good appreciation of cost and schedule constraints on designs

Proven experience of digital hardware circuits design with FPGAs

Working knowledge and experience of SysML, Matlab and Simulink would be an advantage.
Proven experience and knowledge of video processing and control law algorithms would be an advantage

Working knowledge & experience of UVM, constrained random verification would also be an advantage.

Cost, schedule and EV Management would be an advantage

Working knowledge of design for high integrity systems - RTCA/DO-254 would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a self-starter, capable of managing own work and have an innovative approach to design and driving improvements to working practices. Working with other disciplines within a team to optimise solutions and minimise impacts from dependencies. You will have the ability to deliver to tight timescales and budgets.

Location: Rochester

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Electronic Systems

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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