Digital Design / Firmware Engineer

A New South West
From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent company benefits
03 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Digital Design / Firmware Engineer for a progressive company in North Devon Are you seeking a post which will challenge you and your skills within Digital Design? Would you like to live in North Devon where you are able to have a great work life balance? Salary £30k to £40k DOE Flexi hours 37 hours per week Monday to Friday Excellent Company Benefits Job Purpose : To provide specialist expertise in the development of low profile acoustic arrays for deployment from manned and unmanned platforms. Working within the dynamic Advanced Technologies Group you will play a leading role in the design and development of innovative, cutting edge sonar sensing systems for use by the Royal Navy and various overseas customers. The role will include domestic and at times, international liaison with UK MoD, leading British and American defence prime contractors, other customers, sub-contractors, project teams and subject-matter experts. This is an opportunity to influence and shape the future direction of unmanned naval systems. Key Responsibilities: The job holder will be expected to: Take responsibility for the electronic design/firmware element of a variety of electro-mechanical systems, including hardware design, integration, FPGA engineering. To provide support and work closely with the Technical Development Manager in ensuring that the overall technical and performance requirements are being met, through requirements tracking, generation of interface control and user documentation. To liaise with Management on estimates and overall progress as required. Experience & Qualifications Required: PCB Design including complex multilayer designs with FPGAs using Altium. Experience in writing in any of the following: VHDL and FPGA design, NIOS, ModelSim, Altera, Assembler, C, C++, C#, MATLAB. Experience of instruments, communications/Ethernet, interfacing to sensors (RS232/485 etc.) and power electronics. Ability to be part of a team is vital, with a willingness to work with people from other disciplines in order to achieve the overall objectives. Able to provide accurate estimates for engineering work and be able to plan your work, and that of others. Able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with all disciplines. Possess a degree or equivalent in an appropriate area. Security cleared or capable of obtaining security clearance. Hold a full UK Driving Licence and be willing to work offsite, including customer facilities and trials locations. Job Location: The job will be based at the North Devon Office. Occasional visits to other sites will be required NOTE: Candidates must be eligible for full UK Security Clearance Checks Job Ref: AN6374 anew South West is acting as an employment agency This job was originally posted as

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