Recruitment Agency Reference: 7064920
Hourly Rate (Inside IR35)
12 Months + (Extension Likely)
Please note: candidates must satisfy security criteria.
Our client, a Defence organisation, require a Firmware Engineer to help develop new features and performances for a Software-Defined Radio using System-on-a-Chip technology. While you will be initially focused upon use within a single satellite communications system, it is the intent that the techniques and technology that are developed will be reused to create a product that can be sold in multiple systems.
Within this contract, your responsibilities will include:
Design, implement and test the firmware elements of a product in response to requirements set by the systems team
Resolve technical needs, supporting the integration of this product into systems
Focus on embedded firmware (though we are willing to bring you up-to-speed if you have a willingness to learn this skill)
Be open to learning and applying new skills, tools and technique
The successful candidate will have the following:
Experience in designing, implementing and documenting Firmware to customer needs
Working knowledge of Xilinx FPGA technologies (including Vivado) and VHDL design lifecycle
Some experience with Matlab, Simulink of SysML or UML
Background in embedded systems/Digital Signal Processing/Audio processing/Video Processing preferable
Any experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment would be beneficial, but not essential
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