22 Sep

Senior Firmware Engineer Jobs Vacancy at Leonardo Edinburgh

Position
Senior Firmware Engineer
Company
Leonardo
Location
Edinburgh SCT
Opening
22 Sep, 2017 25 days ago

Leonardo Edinburgh urgently required following position for Senior Firmware Engineer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Senior Firmware Engineer Jobs Vacancy at Leonardo Edinburgh Jobs Details:

Leonardo

  • Engineering the future
We are
an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence
systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and
sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We employ 4,000 people across the UK with 2,000
based at the Edinburgh site. In addition to achieving Investors In People
accreditation, we won the Queens Awards for enterprise and international trade.
We are entering a period of expansion offering exciting opportunities to work
at the forefront of technology. With a large proportion of our engineers having
chartered status, you can look forward to working with highly skilled
professionals.

Where will you find our work?

Our technology defines the capability of the Eurofighter Typhoon
Our products help to return service men and women safely home to their families
Our surveillance radar helps coastguards to save lives of people lost at sea
We provided the perimeter security for the Commonwealth Games
Our thermal camera was used in the BBC’s Winter Watch
We are number 1 in Airborne Infra-Red Counter Measures, in Airborne Laser
Designators and in Airborne Radar outside of the US

The
electronics function in Edinburgh requires Senior Firmware (FPGA) Engineers to
join our expanding firmware team. You will be required to create and develop
firmware for leading edge airborne applications and are expected to have a
degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering, ideally specialising in
Firmware / Digital techniques.

Key Responsibility Areas

You will be responsible for the design and development of Firmware designs
using VHDL, for verification using either VHDL or SystemVerilog and working to
a structured firmware design process.

Skills, Qualifications &
Experience Required

Creating innovative VHDL based Firmware designs
Verification techniques using either VHDL or SystemVerilog / UVM
Current FPGA technologies from either Xilinx, Intel (Altera) or Microsemi
(Actel) and their tools
Analysing system level requirements and deriving detailed Firmware requirements
Adopting a methodical approach to the full firmware design lifecycle, ideally
working to a structured firmware process such asRTCA DO-254 or similar
Specifying complex timing and area constraints for efficient FPGA place and
route
De-bugging firmware designs and supporting system related verification and
integration
Communicating effectively with different disciplines both verbally and in
written form
Familiarity with Mentor Graphics Firmware development tools including HDL
Designer, ModelSim / Questa and Precision are an advantage.

Intrinsic Factors

This is mainly an office based role using display screen equipment and there
will be occasional work in development labs and in production environments
Working to tight deadlines either on a regular or ad hoc basis will be required
Occasionally travel within the UK and overseas with overnight stay is required
The nature of the tasks involved means that any candidate applying normally
needs to have been resident in the UK for a minimum of 5 years


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