Gloucestershire, England • £30,000 - £65,000 • Permanent • Systems Engineering
We are looking for experienced Firmware Engineers to join our offices in either Gloucester or Greenford. This business is looking to grow its innovative Communication & Integrated Systems team, producing market-leading secure communication systems, intelligence gathering and situational awareness technology for the world’s most challenging environments, from Mt Everest to the Sahara Desert. As a Firmware Engineer you will join a multidisciplinary team responsible for technical aspects of large and complex design tasks. The team size will range from small teams of 2-3 Firmware Engineers to teams of up to 10.
- Carry out firmware design and development in VHDL, targeting the FPGA elements of complex real-time embedded systems. - Develop appropriate firmware architectural solutions to efficiently meet the requirements of complex communication systems. - Author high quality firmware requirements based on user needs and system artefacts to enable effective development and testing. - Work within multidisciplinary teams during integration to de-bug and test Firmware on hardware platforms - Produce high quality design, development and implementation documentation including specifications, reports and proposals to support objective of the business. - Follow development processes, while being able to appropriately question and suggest change in support of continuous improvement. - Perform duties according to the security manual to ensure that information is handles in line with government guidelines.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
- Fully proficient in the full lifecycle of Firmware development using VHDL. - Applies and adapts a variety of engineering methods and techniques as necessary when creating solutions - Experience using FPGA toolchains, ideally targeting Xilinx parts. - Proficient in the use of industry standard communications protocols associated with communication interfaces (UARTs, USARTs, SPI, I2C, TCP/IP, UDP) - Must be Eligible for UK Security Clearance