FPGA/SoC Firmware Engineer

Recruiter
CBS butler
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
30000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + Excellent benefits
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Category
IT, Internet
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Due to growth within the company a market leading consultancy providing Satellite Communication solutions require a FPGA/SoC Firmware Engineer to design core FPGA/SoC elements. You will work within a team that develops modems and other equipment to receive, process, analyse and send RF communications

Role:
Develop, integrate and validate components of FPGA SoC solutions for use in satellite communications applications including terminals and test tools

Responsibilities:
+ Undertake design of FPGA System on a Chip (SoC) for use in new Software Defined Radio satcom terminals and other communications equipment
+ Lead implementation of modems in FPGA and/or DSP
+ Develop and execute appropriate test and performance determination campaigns
+ Ensure compliance to appropriate standards and regulations

Skills:
+ VHDL
+ System design of FPGA System on a Chip ( SoC ) architecture definition and partitioning, algorithm implementation, HW/SW interfaces
+ Responsible for delivery of integrated SoC solutions for Digital Signal Processing
+ Xilinx Design Tools ( ISE/EDK/SDK, Vivado ), Windows and Linux environments
+ Use of tools to perform simulation-based validation of algorithm design eg through HDL-based test benches, MALAB/Simulink, Octave
+ Xilinx background, Zynq SoC ( eg Z-7020 )
+ Formal Verification and Validation of FPGA/SoC systems