FPGA Design/Development Engineer

Recruiter
CBS butler
Location
Welwyn Garden City
Salary
30000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + Excellent benefits
Posted
01 Dec 2016
Closes
02 Dec 2016
Sectors
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Due to growth within the company a market leading consultancy providing Satellite Communication solutions require an FPGA Design/Development Engineer. You will work within a team that develops modems and other equipment to receive, process, analyse and send RF communications

Role:
Develop, integrate and validate components of FPGA SoC solutions for use in satellite communications applications including terminals and test tools

Responsibilities:
* Perform development of software, firmware and on FPGA as part of development of modems and other communications equipment
* Develop and execute appropriate test and performance determination activities

Skills:
* Development of integrated System on a Chip (SoC) solutions for Digital Signal Processing
* Xilinx Design Tools (ISE/EDK/SDK, Vivado), HDL, C/C* *
* Xilinx background, Zynq SoC (eg ZC702)

Desirable:
* Use of tools to perform simulation-based validation of algorithm design eg through HDL-based test benches, MATLAB/Simulink, Octave
* Design and development for software defined radio systems
* Understanding of digital modulation techniques
* Understanding of access technologies including CDMA, TDMA etc
* Experience of codecs (eg Viterbi, Reed Solomon, Turbo)
* Analogue Devices, eg AD-FMComms2 hosting AD9361
* Programming of DSPs in relation to modems
* Linux device drivers
* Experience of Verilog