Additional Resources Ltd.

Senior Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) Engineer

Senior Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) Engineer

Location: Cambridge

Salary: Competitive

The Client:

The client develops and manufactures thermal imaging and measuring equipment used in world-wide commercial systems, industrial, security and surveillance applications.

The company have been in business for over 40 years and retains its position at the forefront of the infrared imaging industry with a wide range of hardware and software products designed to meet the needs of a growing customer base.

The company is privately owned and operates from premises in Waterbeach, Cambridge, UK.

The Role:

Looking to recruit a Senior FPGA Design Engineer to work in their busy R&D hardware department.

The company sees this as a key appointment and excellent opportunity for the right individual.

This role would suit a candidate who wants the challenge and interest of working with a variety of technologies and is happy to immerse themselves in technology areas that may be outside their previous experience i.e.

a flexible approach is demanded.


* The role involves a wide variety of FPGA design tasks supporting infrared system design.

* The client use Verilog for design on a range of FPGA and SOC devices (Xilinx, MicroSemi, Lattice, Altera).

* The primary area of work is a large SOC project for new infrared camera products.

* You will be working on every phase of the design from concept through to delivery of a working system.

The design will need to meet:

* Functional requirements

* Minimise power and support testability

* Developing Verilog code

* Expected to work with software engineers to help develop drivers and application software and will need to work with hardware engineers to evaluate devices

* Agree constraints and support testing

Other tasks may include smaller FPGA and CPLD designs as well as feature additions to existing products.

Skills and Experience:

* A level grades (A or B) plus a degree in Electronics or Physics (or the equivalent).

* The successful candidate should have at least 5 years of significant experience in FPGA design

* Able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the principals involved

* Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams on fast paced projects is expected

* A good understanding of the interaction between the FPGA, software and hardware design disciplines is required.

* Knowledge of high level synthesis is advantageous.

* Other important qualities include a good academic background and the ability and enthusiasm to find out about, and work in, new areas.


* 37 hours per week


* Based in Cambridge office

* Options available for hybrid working

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