DSP FPGA Developer

DSP FPGA Developer

Job Title: DSP FPGA Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 04/01/21
Reference: 897025_1606141876
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 23, 2020 14:31

Job Description

Our client based in Portsmouth is looking for a DSP FPGA Developer to join their team for a 12 month contract.

The successful candidate will join our Earth Observation, Science and Navigation business line (ENS) and will be working within a team utilising the latest development tools and exploiting advanced FPGA products from Xilinx and Atmel, on state-of-the art developments for a new space-borne environmental radar satellite for the European Space Agency (ESA).

Key Responsibilities
*Analyse all relevant requirements and perform high speed, robust FPGA designs for Space application using VHDL on Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale and/or Actel target devices
*Perform analyses and maintain budgets to confirm compliance to requirements taking into account environmental factors and margins.
*Develop and implement verification strategies, test benches, plans and procedures to ensure adequate verification and validation of performance.
*Prepare documentation in compliance with ECSS requirements on ASIC and FPGA development: ECSS-Q-ST-60-02C.
*Prepare and present oral and written information in clear and concise form for formal project reviews, and customer progress meetings.
*Participate in hardware testing and debugging with embedded firmware.

Skills Required
*Degree level in Electrical or Electronic Engineering.
*Proven track record of successful high speed DSP design and firmware development targeting advanced Xilinx FPGAs or similar, and integration of complex FPGAs and digital boards.
*Experience in use of Mentor graphics tools including Signal & Power Integrity analysis.
*Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary systems engineering environment.
*Ability to communicate effectively in oral and in written form, for presentation internally and to customers.

Primary focus - Microsemi RTG4 Radiation Tolerant FPGA (non-DSP)

Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale (DSP)

Experience of working to ESA standards or ECSS-Q-ST-60-02C standard is highly advantageous.

Other Information
Contract role
Location: Portsmouth
Duration: 12 months

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

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