Recruitment Agency Reference: 7064670
Hourly Rate (Inside IR35)
6 Months +
Please note: candidates must satisfy security criteria.
Our client, a Defence organisation, require an FPGA Developer to utilise the latest development tools and advanced FPGA products from Xilinx to work on state-of-the art developments for a new space radar electronics systems for a national programme.
Within this contract, your responsibilities will include:
Conversion and transfer of existing radar timing and control FPGA firmware into a new space radar electronics system with modifications to support increased sampling rates, new approaches of DSP and new modes of operation
Development of charge control circuit firmware for a Power Conditioning Unit for the radar High Power Amplifier
Participate in hardware testing and debugging with embedded firmware
Develop and implement verification strategies, test benches (if/as necessary), plans and procedures to ensure adequate verification and validation of performance
Prepare and present oral and written information in clear and concise form for project reviews and customer progress meetings as applicable
The successful candidate will have the following:
Proven track record of successful high speed DSP design and firmware development targeting advanced Xilinx FPGAs and integration of complex FPGAs and digital boards
Experience in use of Mentor graphics tools including Signal & Power Integrity analysis
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary systems engineering environment
Degree level in Electrical or Electronic Engineering (or equivalent)
Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form, for presentation internally and to customers
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