Electronics Engineer - Firmware

Job Title: Electronics Engineer - Firmware
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bedford
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-11-05
Reference: 20114firm
Contact Name: Wayne Pavitt
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2018 11:50

Job Description

Do you have a background as an Electronics Design Engineer & Development of Firmware?
Do you have experience within High Value, Low Volume Engineering?
Would you like to work for a leader in their field, an innovator & a progressive Company?
If so, read on!

We are looking to source people with a desire to succeed and would like to be in a position where they will have a major influence in a company's future direction

The core competences and qualifications for the job are:
·Experience in Firmware Product Development.
·Experience in FPGA (or ASIC) Design and Verification.
·Ability to derive FPGA architectures & requirements from System requirements.
·Experience of using FPGA vendor tools (e.g. Altera/Xilinx/Actel) or third party tools (e.g. Aldec/MentorGraphics) for simulation, synthesis and implementation.
·Excellent VHDL coding skills.
·Ability to produce technical documentation to support all activities, from problem reports, to design reviews and final assembly/test instructions.
·Ability to work in accordance with Firmware process and procedures.
·Strong team player with good written and verbal communication skills.
·Able to co-ordinate various stakeholders into unified approach.
·Self managing, driven to get the results needed, great organisational skills.
·Flexibility in tasks undertaken.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience
The role requires a working knowledge of the following skills, hence, experience in these areas will be an advantage:
·Microprocessor Design and Interfaces, both digital and analogue, serial and parallel.
·Experience of using DOORS for requirements capture.
·Experience of Schematic Capture and PCB Layout.
·Embedded I/O interfaces - Differential/Single Ended/Safety Discrete interfaces.
·JTAG Design and Programming.
·Awareness of DO-254 and IEC61508 Design techniques for complex logic devices.
·Relevant experience/understanding of the expectations of being employed in a safety critical marketplace (e.g. aerospace/medical/military/rail vehicle).
·Ability to support and manage aspects of Assembly, Integration and Test

We have been working very closely with this company over the last year and managed to aid in recruiting a close knit team within the Electronics Engineering departments. This is a really good time integrate into a team that is really starting to bond and aiding this company go through some strong growth.

The company are based on the outskirts of Bedford and are looking to speak with talented manufacturing professionals in the local area who are not just interested in the salary, they are most interested in talking to people interested in satisfying & interesting work first, then followed by competitive salary.