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Firmware Engineer - DSP, FPGA


Airbus Engineering
Location: Portsmouth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Defence
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of 70.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a Europeanleader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of theworld's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Job Description

We are looking for a high speed digital signal processing FPGA design engineer to join Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth.

You will join our Earth Observation, Science and Navigation business line (ENS) and will be working within a team utilizing the latest development tools and exploiting advanced FPGA products from Xilinx and Atmel, on state-of-the art developments for a new space-borne environmental radar satellite for the EuropeanSpace Agency, ESA.

You will be subject to a BPSS check (including a criminal record check).

Task & Accountabilities



Analyse all relevant requirements and perform high speed, robust FPGA designs for Space application using VHDL on Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale and/or Actel target devices



Perform analyses and maintain budgets to confirm compliance to requirements taking into account environmental factors and margins.



Develop and implement verification strategies, test benches, plans and procedures to ensure adequate verification and validation of performance.



Prepare documentation in compliance with ECSS requirements on ASIC and FPGA development: ECSS-Q-ST-60-02C.



Prepare and present oral and written information in clear and concise form for formal project reviews, and customer progress meetings.



Participate in hardware testing and debugging with embedded firmware.

This role will require occasional national and/or international travel to visit customers and subcontractors for, e.g. technical reviews and progress meetings.

Skills and Experience Required



Proven track record of successful high speed DSP design and firmware development targeting advanced Xilinx FPGAs or similar, and integration of complex FPGAs and digital boards.



Experience in use of Mentor graphics tools including Signal & Power Integrity analysis,



Comfortable in a multi-disciplinary systems engineering environment.

What we can offer you

A competitive salary with annual profit ; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and d parental leave and very strong, very real strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process – you can this with the Recruitment Business Partner who gets in touch if you are invited to interview. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.#LI-AS1

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.
Firmware Engineer - DSP, FPGA

Apply


AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of 70.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a Europeanleader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of theworld's leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Job Description

We are looking for a high speed digital signal processing FPGA design engineer to join Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth.

You will join our Earth Observation, Science and Navigation business line (ENS) and will be working within a team utilizing the latest development tools and exploiting advanced FPGA products from Xilinx and Atmel, on state-of-the art developments for a new space-borne environmental radar satellite for the EuropeanSpace Agency, ESA.

You will be subject to a BPSS check (including a criminal record check).

Task & Accountabilities



Analyse all relevant requirements and perform high speed, robust FPGA designs for Space application using VHDL on Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale and/or Actel target devices



Perform analyses and maintain budgets to confirm compliance to requirements taking into account environmental factors and margins.



Develop and implement verification strategies, test benches, plans and procedures to ensure adequate verification and validation of performance.



Prepare documentation in compliance with ECSS requirements on ASIC and FPGA development: ECSS-Q-ST-60-02C.



Prepare and present oral and written information in clear and concise form for formal project reviews, and customer progress meetings.



Participate in hardware testing and debugging with embedded firmware.

This role will require occasional national and/or international travel to visit customers and subcontractors for, e.g. technical reviews and progress meetings.

Skills and Experience Required



Proven track record of successful high speed DSP design and firmware development targeting advanced Xilinx FPGAs or similar, and integration of complex FPGAs and digital boards.



Experience in use of Mentor graphics tools including Signal & Power Integrity analysis,



Comfortable in a multi-disciplinary systems engineering environment.

What we can offer you

A competitive salary with annual profit ; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and d parental leave and very strong, very real strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Please let us know if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the selection process – you can this with the Recruitment Business Partner who gets in touch if you are invited to interview. Examples of this may include (but is not exclusive to) accessible facilities; auxiliary aids; room layout etc. Any information disclosed will be treated in the strictest confidence.#LI-AS1

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.
Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.
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