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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £65 - £75 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 67 37 46

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    11 June 2022

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FPGA Engineer - INSIDE IR35 - Up to £75 per hour - 12 Months - SC Cleared - Stevenage

Expert in digital signal processor design and validation to join the system engineering team responsible for the secure telecommand and telemetry system for a military communication satellite. The role requires a strong background in the validation of digital FPGA-based systems, in this case applied to a cryptographic system.


  • Planning and execution of verification and validation of digital communications equipment;
    Expertise in test software scripting using Python, C and tcl;
  • Troubleshooting and debug of FPGA-based equipment.


  • Experience in any or all of the following topics will be valuable –
  • Knowledge of cryptographic systems and associated security functions;
  • Understanding of end-to-end digital communication systems;
  • Failure mode and related system analyses: FMEA / FMECA, single event effects and security analysis;
  • Familiarity with VHDL used in FPGA design.