Embedded Firmware Engineer

Job Ref: 61609
Sector: Defence
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 18 November 2019
  • Towcester, Northamptonshire, England, UK Towcester Northamptonshire GBR NN12 8WJ
  • Competitive
  • Faye Jackson
  • 01329 227000
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Embedded Firmware Engineer

Our client is a leading developer of products for the military and police markets worldwide. They are looking to recruit an Embedded Firmware Engineer to join their existing engineering team. The role will involve demanding firmware & hardware development and a degree of system level design and technical leadership.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Development of VHDL using Xilinx Vivado for ARM-based Zynq SoC devices.
  • Development of OFDM Radio Receivers using MATLAB/Simulink/HDL-Coder.
  • Development of SDR in either Hardware or Software.
  • System design and requirements capture of military and aerospace products.

Competencies required for the job

  • Familiarity with Digital Communication standards such as DVB-T, LTE, WIMAX.
  • Highly skilled in VHDL with experience including IP Core development and integration
  • Experience of Xilinx Vivado (ideal) or Altera Quartus design environments
  • Experience of MATLAB/Simulink/HDL-Coder Tools
  • Experience of C/C++ coding for embedded systems
  • Experience of the GNU Radio toolkit (desirable).
  • Experience of ARM-Cortex/Linux-driver development (desirable)
  • Experience of designing to RTCA/DO-254 & 178 (desirable)
  • A good appreciation of system level design extending beyond the embedded environment such as power supply requirements, mechanical interfaces, thermal management, RF, etc.
  • Technical leadership skills and experience

Personal Qualities & Attitude

  • A self-starter, self-motivated and able to produce results under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and inter-departmental skills.
  • Willingness to take instruction and to contribute ideas in a team environment.
  • Interacting with internal employees, clients and colleagues in a professional and timely manner

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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