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Firmware/FPGA Developer

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £70 - £90 per hour + INSIDE IR35

  • Contact:

    Fraser Richings

  • Email:

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    01 March 2024

  • Start date:


Job Title:

Firmware/FPGA Developer

Overview of department:

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our client's Electro-Optical (EO) Seekers & Sensors Department as a FPGA Developer. We are responsible for supporting complex weapon programmes through the provision of specialist Electro-Optical support. Depending on the programme this will vary from specification and assessment through to delivery and support. We also lead and conduct industry-leading innovative R&D activities to support future emerging programmes.


The successful applicant will join our team developing ground-breaking EO Seekers & Sensors for our complex weapons. You will be responsible for the development of FPGA firmware solutions to support a number of products.

Skillset/experience required:


  • Firmware design and development for Xilinx-SPF-Fibre video transceiver and implementation of high speed, synchronised video manipulation; VHDL, USB, HDMI, Taxi, Test-bench development
  • Understanding and experience of Configuration Management principles
  • Have a consistent track record of on time delivery particularly in a dynamic working environment.
  • Able to engage with a broad range of partners and forge strategic technical relationships.
  • Be adaptable, self-starting and able to work both independently and as part of a team.


  • Systems engineering; consulting with internal customers and stakeholder to elicit and capture system requirements, completing design decomposition, firmware subsystem and other software/mechanical/functional subsystem specifications.
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