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FPGA Design Engineer – £85k – Cambridge

FPGA Design Engineer – £85k – Cambridge

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  • Permanent - Onsite
  • Cambridge
  • 85000 £ / Year
  • This position has been filled.

Elite People Partners Ltd

FPGA Design Engineer – £85k – Cambridge

My client is a growing company based on the outskirts of Cambridge, serving customers worldwide. They specialise in developing and manufacturing innovative solutions for cellular and bespoke communication markets.

Their products include 5G NR, LTE, UMTS and GSM base stations using their own hardware platforms and physical layers. They also undertake contract design and development projects based on their extensive cellular protocol knowledge and IP.

They have a flexible culture with a strong engineering focus and a proven track record. The team has a wide range of experiences and skills and works closely together and with our customers.

My client is looking for a Principal/Senior FPGA Design Engineer with Experience writing Verilog 2001 / VHDL in Xilinx

Day-to-day activities include:

  • Physical layer RTL design using Verilog-2001 for Xilinx/AMD 7-series and UltraScale+ FPGAs including the implementation of new designs, extending existing RTL,
  • Analysing technical requirements for new/modified products and contributing to the creation of new project plans,
  • Dealing with support issues related to existing products, including liaising with colleagues to find solutions in a timely manner.

Essential Skills:

  • FPGA’s
  • Verilog (2001) or VHDL
  • Embedded Systems,
  • Embedded C / C++
  • MATLAB Models
  • RTL

Desirable: (Not Essential)

  •  3GPP 5G NR or 4G LTE physical layer RTL design,
  • Familiarity with vector signal generators and analysers e.g. R&S SMW, FSV/FSW, and
  • Experience mentoring and supporting other, more junior, staff
  • MSc with 3-5 Years of Commercial (Post MSc Experience) or PhD with 1-2 Years of Commercial (Post PhD Experience)

Additionally, knowledge of some of the following areas would be beneficial:

  • Systems engineering,
  • Project leadership, including estimating resource requirements and project planning,
  • Experience supporting customers,
  • Continuous integration test systems such as TeamCity, Jenkins etc, including the creation of
    test cases

What’s on offer:

  • Salary £45,000 – £85,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • 10% Bonus
  • 25 days paid holidays plus bank holidays,
  • Flexible around home working
  • Company matched pension
  • 4x Death in service
  • Private Healthcare,
  • Flexible working hours,
  • Easily accessible location,
  • Casual dress code,
  • Modern friendly environment,
  • Hybrid working 
  • Visa Sponsorship Available (must be UK based candidate)
  • Relocation Support Available

My client wants to have offered the role to the successful candidate within weeks so if you are interested, please don’t hesitate to contact me. My client offers a 3-stage process that can be completed within 1-2 week. (Subject to availability).

Please note that you need to be entitled to work in the UK. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please find out more information about working in the UK from GOV.UK.


Job Overview
Offered Salary
£85000 Per YEAR
Job Location
Nick Bray
Phone: +44 7713168460