Electronics Engineer

Competitive + Benefits
12 Jun 2018
10 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an Electronics Engineer to join us.

Key Responsibilities of the Electronics Engineer:

  • Board level high speed digital circuit design utilising FPGAs and embedded processors
  • Design, code, implement and verify FPGAs (Xilinx & Lattice) using Verilog
  • Design, code and debug low level applications primarily using ‘C’ for FPGA processors (microblaze), microcontrollers (MSP430, AVR, Tiva) and embedded Linux microprocessor systems (Sitara AM5728)
  • Create microblaze FPGA processor subsystems in Vivado & integrate with peripherals such as PCIe
  • Realise algorithms defined by floating point models in fixed point FPGA DSP slices
  • Work with outside design services to deliver PCB layouts, SI analysis and mechanical board design
  • Practical hands on bring up, test and diagnostics of board level hardware
  • Authoring of engineering documentation to established team procedures
  • Travel may be required for technical collaboration
  • Uphold the Company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct
  • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
  • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Able to tackle board level hardware, FPGAs & low level embedded software
  • History of circuit board designs and bring up, previous use of Mentor schematic design tools a plus
  • Proven track record of FPGA designs ideally with HDL Designer, Modelsim, Synplify Pro & Vivado
  • Experience of bare metal software development with TI code composer studio, Vivado SDK, AVR studio
  • Adept use of processor J-TAG emulators/debuggers and lab test equipment, oscilloscopes, DVMs, PSUs
  • Practical hands on approach to working with circuit boards including soldering, reworking and measurement
  • Broad knowledge of electronics, design techniques and EDA tools for hardware and embedded software
  • Sound understanding of DSP concepts and their realisation within the resources of FPGAs
  • Understanding of EMC, high speed signal integrity and design for manufacture and test
  • Working knowledge of Linux
  • Scripting with languages such as TCL or Python would be beneficial
  • Familiar with source code and version management such as CVS

In return, the Electronics Engineer can expect:

  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • Pension Plan
  • Fantastic career progression – Opportunity to work within an industry leading organisation

What’s Next?
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Keywords: Electronics Engineer, Engineering, Electrical, Hardware, FPGAs, Vivado, Design, PLC, Linux, TCL, Python, Salfords, Redhill, Surrey

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