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FPGA Engineers (Multiple Levels)

FPGA Engineers (Multiple Levels)

Job TypePermanent
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We have an exciting opportunity for an FPGA Engineer to sit at multiple levels for a world leading specialist defence company working on mission critical and intelligent systems in the defence, security, critical detection, & control markets.

This is a great opportunity for a FPGA Engineer or an Existing Principal FPGA Engineer within the Defence industry to develop their career within a high-performing environment.


  • Carry out firmware design and development in VHDL, targeting the FPGA elements of complex real-time embedded systems.
  • Develop appropriate firmware architectural solutions to efficiently meet the requirements of complex communication systems.
  • Author high quality firmware requirements based on user needs and system artefacts to enable effective development and testing.
  • Work within multidisciplinary teams during integration to de-bug and test Firmware on hardware platforms.
Principal Level:
  • Technical leadership of a small FPGA Design team, providing expertise within FPGA design and implementation of complex functions and algorithms for use in secure communication products.  


    • Fully Proficient in the full life cycle of Firmware development using VHDL.
    • Experience using FPGA toolchains, ideally targeting Xilinx parts.
    • Applies and adapts a variety of engineering methods and techniques as necessary when creating solutions.
    • Proficient in Verification, Integration, Test, Validation & Verification.
    • Excellent general written and verbal communications skills.
    • Willing to undergo, and are able to achieve and maintain, SC and/or DV security clearance.
    If this looks like the role you’ve been looking for, don’t hesitate to get in touch!

    Systems Engineering