Senior / Principal Firmware Engineer

Competitive salary

We are seeking a Senior/Principal Firmware Engineer for our client who is one of the world’s foremost engineering services companies. Operating across 15 countries and employing more than 12,000 personnel they provide product engineering and lifecycle services to a range of high-tech industries including Aerospace & Defence, Transportation (Auto and Rail), Power and Industrial, Oil & Gas and Medical Devices. Our client has a growing Electronics, Systems and Software engineering capability across the UK.

This is a permanent position based in Edinburgh.

 Role Overview:
The Senior / Principal firmware engineer would be responsible for design and development of Firmware designs using VHDL and verifying designs using VHDL or System Verilog.

Job Responsibilities:
The firmware engineer would work closely with Systems, Hardware and Software teams to provide firmware solutions and solve integration problems on complex systems.

  • Creating innovative and robust VHDL-based designs
  • Documenting and recording deliverables
  • Verifying firmware designs
  • Ensuring configuration management/keeping designs under revision control
  • Providing progress reports

Skills, Qualifications and Experience required:
Mandatory

  • At least 5 years’ experience of developing firmware using VHDL or Verilog
  • Experienced with Mentor Graphics FPGA development tools including HDL Designer, ModelSim / Questa and Precision
  • Familiar with Xilinx / Intel (Altera) / Microsemi (Actel) ISE design flow and third-party synthesis tools
  • Ability to analyse system and / or hardware level requirements and derive detailed Firmware requirements
  • De-bugging firmware designs and supporting integration & verification at hardware
    and system level
  • A good understanding of firmware version control and revision control software
  • Ability to coordinate day to day technical activities, liaising closely with the Project Engineering Lead / Lead firmware engineer & other disciplines
  • Excellent communication (oral & written) & interpersonal skills
  • Experience in writing technical reports/ documentation

Qualifications

  • 2:1 honours degree or equivalent in Electronics Engineering or another STEM-based subject

Full details of the Senior/Principal Firmware Engineer role is available on application. To apply please submit your current CV.

To apply for this job email your details to apply@fintecrecruit.co.uk