Lead Firmware Engineer

02 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Firmware Engineer

Join a global high-tech Aerospace, Defence and Security company as a Lead Firmware Engineer in Edinburgh

Would you like to work for a global business, working on cutting-edge technologies? Do you want a role with serious opportunities for progression?

Due to continued growth, this international developer of solutions for air, land, sea, space and cyberspace is looking for an experienced Lead Firmware Engineer to support them in the development of sensor and communication systems.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a people-focussed and advanced organisation, but to gain skills and experience you won't find anywhere else.

The Role

As the programme progresses, you will be expected to oversee a small team working on multiple FPGA designs from requirements through to flight trials. You will work as part of a small multi-disciplinary team focused on future-looking projects. You will provide key technical support across all aspects of the product life-cycle, from concept to production.

Hardware requirements capture and management;
Concept development for complex functions and systems;
FPGA design and analysis;
Production of material for design reviews;
Development test planning, integration and design verification;
Management of a team of firmware engineers working on the above, across several FPGA designs;You

Experience using FPGA technologies from either Xilinx, Intel (Altera) or Microsemi (Actel) and their tools
Experience in advanced verification techniques using either VHDL or SystemVerilog / UVM
Experience in specifying complex timing and area constraints for efficient FPGA place and Route
Ability to analyse system level requirements and derive detailed Firmware requirements
A methodical approach to the full firmware design lifecycle, working to a structured firmware process such as RTCA DO-254 or similarThe package

In return, you'll receive a competitive salary with a leading benefits package that includes an award-winning pension scheme, flexible working, learning and development programmes, onsite shops and restaurant facilities and an employee discount scheme for you and your family.


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Lead Firmware Engineer please send your CV to Stella Grundy via the 'apply now' button.

***PLEASE NOTE - A start date is fast approaching so apply today!***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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