Head of Firmware

Head of Firmware

Job Title: Head of Firmware
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896044_1569854171
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 30, 2019 15:36

Job Description

Head of Firmware
My client is looking for a Head of Firmware to join the team based in Middlesex. They are a world leader in the research and development of next generation communications and cryptographic equipment and HSMs, for the defence, public and commercial sectors.
The Role
Due to recent contract awards and growth of the business, the Communication Systems Business Unit are expanding, and actively recruiting for a Head of Firmware, who can demonstrate:
- Previous experience of line management, resource management and implementing process improvements.
-Significant experience of firmware development using best practice over the full firmware development lifecycle including post-synthesis and post-layout simulation, formal Validation & Verification, constraints, timing analysis and timing closure.
-Significant experience of both synthesisable and behavioural VHDL, and simulation, automated build and test and code coverage tools.
-Advanced knowledge of firmware engineering practices, methodologies, processes, techniques and technology trends.
-Experience of Xilinx ISE, Vivado, Modelsim, Sigasi, Precision, BFMs, DOORS, SVN, JIRA, UML and SysML would be advantageous.
-Degree in an engineering, mathematical or science-based subject desirable.
-Willing and able to obtain, and maintain, DV security clearance.
-Position - Head of Firmware - Permanent
-Location - Middlesex
-Salary - Negotiable depending on experience
Key Words - Firmware, Electronic, VHDL, Validation, Verification, Lifecycle, Development, Xilinx, DOORS
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
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.
This is a Permanent Position

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