FPGA Developer

  • Job Reference: BSR22203
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Bluestream Recruitment
  • Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable for the right experience
  • Sector: Engineering, Space, Satellite Communications & Energy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Belinda Elliott
  • Email: info@bluestreamrecruitment.co.uk
  • Telephone: 01235 838 568

Job Description

 An exciting opportunity for FPGA Developer to join an international space company working to make the world a better place

As FPGA Developer you be part of a small and enthusiastic UK team developing equipment and sub-systems for multiple space missions

As FPGA Developer will be developing instruments and sensors. And producing firmware design concepts based on inputs ranging from formal ICD & requirements to a wish list of desired functionality in a 'blank sheet' system, plus

  • Producing formal FW requirements where necessary
  • HDL coding (VHDL and / or Verilog)
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software for space missions
  • Maintaining and extending legacy code on existing products
  • Providing clear documentation


To be considered for the role of FPGA Developer you will need to:

  • Be educated to MSc or BSc in an analytical or quantitative discipline (Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or similar)
  • Have considerable commercial experience within FPGA design in space industry
  • Have strong skills in VHDL and / or Verilog coding
  • Have strong skills in simulation and test of FPGA code
  • Be able to solve complex challenges in a small team
  • Have experience of working within formal configuration control methods
  • Ideally have knowledge of C and embedded C
  • Ideally have Knowledge of Xilinx Ultrascale and / or Microsemi RTG4 development

Our client is a leading global space organisation leading the way with space missions and satellite systems. As FPGA Developer will be part of a small but supportive team, with opportunities to continue to develop your career within the space industry, together with being rewarded with a competitive salary and great range of benefits.

FPGA | FPGA Developer | VHDL | Xilinx |Space Industry | Space Hardware | C / Embedded C |


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