Senior FPGA Design Engineer

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Date: 1 Feb 2024

Location: AE

Company: EDGE Group PJSC


HALCON is a regional and international leader that offers next-generation Weapons Systems and Robotics Expertise to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. HALCON has developed in-house expertise across the entire value chain for gravity-release bomb guidance systems. This includes design, development, testing, manufacturing and assembly. Our end-to-end capabilities ensure exceptional quality and competitive pricing. As well, we are faster and more flexible in meeting customer requirements. 


Job Summary:

The FPGA Design Engineer is responsible for the development of FPGA-based digital processing solutions as required by company programmes. The incumbent is skilled in FPGA design techniques, processes, and methods inclusive of hardware, firmware and related software. Any of these may be a focus area. 


Key Accountabilities:

  • Generation of specification for FPGA systems and sub-systems.
  • Planning of FPGA activities to comply to specification.
  • Design of FPGA algorithms and related solutions on VIVADO and VHDL.
  • Creates codes and coding to achieve implementation of FPGA solutions.
  • Integration, test, and evaluation of FPGA solutions. (Design of testing procedures.)
  • Evaluation and support of designs on XILINX family of products.
  • Generate subsystem technical documentation.
  • Technical consultant on FPGA methodology and related software certification requirements.
  • Mentorship and training of junior technical personnel.
  • Basic knowledge of and experience of the DO-254 standard.


Experience & Education Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of applicable experience in digital and FPGA-based design and development. Exposure to DO-254 development methodology. XILINX family knowledge will be an advantage.
  • Bachelor degree in Electronic/Computer Engineering or higher. Post graduate training/qualifications in FPGA-related technologies will be an advantage.
  • FPGA IC-level hardware development.
  • FPGA Firmware development using VIVADO and/or VHDL.
  • FPGA low level software development.
  • FPGA system and subsystem integration, test and evaluation.
  • System/subsystem technical documentation.
  • Accept responsibility of technical performance on subsystem level.
  • Pleasant, collaborative personality able to function as part of a team.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to mentor and train junior personnel.
  • FPGA technical consultant.



Job Segment: Testing, Firmware, Technical Support, Technology

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