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FPGA Engineer

FPGA Engineer

Posted 30 October by Airbus
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Company description:

Airbus Cyber Security is a European specialist in cyber security. Our mission is to protect governments, military and critical national infrastructure enterprises from cyber threats.
We are over 700 experts based across our main locations in France, Germany and the UK, each with a Security Operating Centre, we also operate in the US and the Middle East.
We deliver reliable cyber security products and services that meet the highest requirements and protect you against cyber threats.
We provide a global cyber defence approach that dynamically aims to protect, detect and respond to cyber threats with a portfolio including managed security services, industrial control system offerings, encryption, key management and consultancy services.
Our goal: Protect our customers and support their business needs with cyber security products and services.
We are passionate about cyber security. If you share our passion, we want to speak with you.

Job description:

An exciting opportunity to join us as an FPGA Engineer in Newport.
The FPGA Engineer is responsible to the Head of Hardware Engineering for executing allocated FPGA Work Packages within agreed cost, time and quality constraints.

In this position you will be responsible for demonstrating that the developed product meets all specified product and customer requirements, by;

- Analysing requirements, specifying and documenting the FPGA solution and work breakdown.
- Preparing FPGA architectural and detailed designs and documentation.
- FPGA design generation and implementation.
- FPGA design verification.
- Integration of FPGAs onto the target platform.
- Providing FPGA technical support.

This position can offer you:
- Challenging tasks in a company with some of the most innovative cyber security technology and services
- Integration into an international network of cyber security experts across and outside of Europe
- Participation in Europe-wide projects as prime supplier
- Exciting development opportunities and perspectives within Airbus as a global player
- An attractive company pension scheme
- Airbus Group success share scheme
- An extensive range of additional benefits, such as car options, travel insurance for the whole family, child care vouchers, etc.
- Flexible working hours
Tasks you can expect to undertake in this role will include;

- All FPGAs are designed, developed, integrated and tested in accordance with Clients Defence and Space standards; all supporting documents are produced in accordance with Clients Defence and Space standards.
- Appropriate processes and methodologies are used to design and deliver allocated FPGA development work packages meeting cost, time and quality targets, agreed with their development team leader.
- Technical design decisions are made within the context of known practices, established precedents and acquired technical expertise. The cost/benefits of design possibilities are understood, and that judgement calls can be made based on them.
- Success of both internal and external design reviews and project reviews throughout the development life cycle.
- The support of the design and development of critical components where decisions may have a significant impact on project timescales.
- The focus of the job is Operational - delivery of project funded Work Packages.
- Analytical - To identify and isolate errors in the FPGA or integrated target platform, their likely causes and solutions.
- Ingenuity - To work with autonomy on a complete FPGA design from concept to delivery.

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.

Seeked profile:

As the successful candidate you must have the following;

- Experienced engineer with good FPGA development process knowledge
- Experience of FPGA design and implementation
- Recent design experience of devices from Altera / Microsemi / Xilinx
- Excellent communication, both oral and written
- Proficient in VHDL; a simulation and FPGA synthesis tool

Recent experience of using at least one of the following tools/development environments:
o Altera Quartus II
o Mentor ModelSim
o MicroSemi Libero IDE
o Microsemi Libero SoC
o Xilinx Vivado

Must have existing UK SC security clearance, or be capable of attaining UK SC clearance
This role is based at Airbus Defence and Space offices, Newport, South Wales, with occasional requirements for business travel within the UK and abroad
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.
We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you
Please apply for this vacancy online at our careers site ( with your CV attached.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus Group using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus Group.

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.

Required skills

  • FPGA
  • VHDL
  • Design

Reference: 36482364

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