Firmware Engineer

4 days left

North Lanarkshire
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Firmware Engineer R Glasgow Become a key part of a team with a proven track record for delivering firmware for a wide range of land, sea and air based defence related products. Typical firmware services provided: Architecture, requirements specification, design, verification and validation. Working in conjunction with systems, software and hardware engineers to develop electronic systems. Projects involve using the latest industry class development tools for FPGA and SoC hardware technologies. Work is carried out to a structured firmware design process. Key responsibilities: Design firmware using Hardware Description Languages or High Level Synthesis Languages Verify firmware using Hardware Description languages or Hardware Verification Languages Enhancement of firmware related processes (documenting, scripting, reporting, process automation) Working closely with multi-disciplinary teams Skills, qualifications and experience: Strong communications, verbally and in writing. A relevant degree (BEng, MEng, EngD, PhD) in electronics, supported by 7+ years of relevant experience. Specialisation in the following: Digital electronic design in hardware development language (VHDL) Implementation of complex designs FPGA architectures Simulation of designs Additional knowledge of the following: Image processing techniques and algorithms Algorithm development Networking protocols Object Orientated design Techniques Linux environments Other Desirable Attributes: Verilog/System Verilog Xilinx (Vivado/ISE), Altera (Quartus), Microsemi (Libero), Lattice (Diamond) Knowledge of FPGA architectures: Altera, Microsemi, Lattice Xilinx 7 series, Ultrascale + Mentor Graphics Modelsim, Cadence Incisive Knowledge of Verification Methodology: UVM Knowledge of C, C++, Knowledge of scripting languages: TCL, PERL, Python In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.