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FPGA Design Engineer

FPGA Design Engineer

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    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £72 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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FPGA Design Engineer - £72 per hour inside ir35 - 6 months (extensions highly likely) - Hybrid (majority on site) - Bristol or Stevenage - one stage virtual interview - start date ASAP - SC security clearance required - Sector: Aerospace & Defence

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for FPGA Design Engineers to work with a cutting-edge aerospace and defence company working on state-of-the-art technology. This is an exciting opportunity expand your skill set with a range of industry leading projects ranging from advanced signal processing systems (Image\Radio), core embedded processing systems, through to safety & security critical systems.


  • Generating complex FPGA architectures and design implementations (VHDL, Simulink etc), targeting Xilinx, Intel, Microsemi devices.
  • Verifying complex FPGA implementations using VHDL and System Verilog\UVM test-bench methodologies.
  • Using FPGA design toolsets and Mentor verification tools (QuestaSim & ModelSim).
  • Generating low-level software (C) to facilitate FPGA test and integration with the wider embedded system.
  • Configuring and Documenting designs to a high professional standard.

Core Skills:

  • Experience in FPGA development.
  • Competent VHDL Language and Design Skills.
  • Competent Verification Skills using VHDL and SystemVerilog methodologies
  • A deep proven level of experience designing for Xilinx, Intel or Microsemi FPGAs
  • Experience of professionally configuring and documenting designs

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience within the automotive, aerospace, defence, or design consultancy sector
  • 3+ years' experience in FPGA design
  • Experience of working as part of a large multidisciplinary team
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