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Senior Firmware Engineer

Ref no. BHN562093
Location Berkshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

This role offers the opportunity for a Firmware Engineer to join an experiecned, well established Maritime Communications team.

Key skills required for this role

Firmware, FPGA, VHDL, MoD, Firmware design, electronics


Candidates must be eligible for sc clearance

Job description

You'll work within the Maritime Communications Business Segment on significant Sovereign and Overseas projects. Your role involves architectural and detailed design of Firmware solutions, collaborating with internal teams and external partners to ensure successful outcomes. Additionally, you'll play a crucial role in systems integration, including troubleshooting and resolution.

As a key contributor, you'll also be responsible for creating high-quality documentation in line with our company's procedures and assisting project teams with firmware-related aspects.

Your commitment to health and safety practices is essential, and the right person should also have broad electronics design experience, particularly in digital design techniques with an emphasis on FPGA technology. This includes proficiency in FPGA design in VHDL, test bench design, and familiarity with FPGA vendor tools.

What you'll do

  • The architectural and detailed design of Firmware solutions to meet requirements.
  • Working with other internal design disciplines, and external suppliers, to develop successful design solutions.
  • Consideration of design for manufacture and test, to ensure smooth transition to production.
  • System integration of solutions, including fault finding.
  • Working with external test houses to demonstrate equipment complies with MoD and European standards, including CE/UKCA marking.
  • Complying with all health and safety requirements and safe practices and procedures operated by the company.
  • Preparation of high-quality documentation and drawings associated with the development lifecycle.

What you'll get

  • Full engineering lifecycle with vertical exposure: Choose the direction of your career
  • Paid overtime or time off in lieu: Gain up to 24 additional paid days off per year
  • Flexible working: We operate on core working hours of 09:30 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 16:00
  • Role-specific allowances: You won't be out of pocket
  • Holiday entitlement: 32 days per annum, inclusive of bank holidays pro rata for part time. 24 December - 2 January is a close down
  • Pension scheme: Competitive employer contribution scheme
  • Private medical care: Access a network of 50+ private clinics and hospitals nationwide
  • Training and upskilling: We are committed to your continuous personal and professional development meaning that you have the opportunity to gain additional qualifications
  • Salary sacrifice schemes: Save money on a new bicycle and cycling accessories and get fit too!
  • Company tech: Salary loans to purchase laptops, mobiles, and home office equipment
  • Relocation package: available for individuals who take on a new role at an alternative location - In line with HMRC guidelines - spend less time traveling and more time living

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