Firmware Engineer in portsmouth

portsmouth, united kingdom
job category
Systems Engineering
job type
£ 45,000 - £ 65,000 per year, flexible working
reference number
toby burden, randstad cpe
01489 560130
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job description

Firmware Engineer

Are you an experienced Firmware Engineer who is looking for a new challenge? If so then please apply!

Description of the job :
We are looking for a Firmware Engineer to join our defence cliemnts on a permanent basis.
Reporting to the Head of Software, you will help develop new features and performances . While you will be initially focused upon use within a single satellite communications system, it is the intent that the techniques and
technology that are developed will be reused to create a product that can be sold in multiple systems. Because of this, the role has long-term stability and will be to central to an important product-line providing industry-leading products to the market, which provides scope for building a fulfilling career with many options and scope for additional responsibilities and promotions through the life of the programme and products.
You will need to be eligible to gain UK SC Security Clearance to undertake the role.

You will:
- Design, implement and test the firmware elements of a product in response to requirements set by
the systems team. This will involve resolving technical needs in a solution, supporting the integration
of this product into systems and learning new tools and techniques.
- Focus on embedded firmware, though we are willing to bring you up-to-speed if you have a
willingness to learn this skill.
- Be open to learning new skills and applying new techniques, as it is expected that there will be
considerable learning during the course of the project and product. The team has a long tradition of
supporting the development of its members, involving them in the development of the products and
this is reflected by our very high engagement scores.
This role will involve some travel.

Required skills :
You will have the following experience:
- Comfortable designing, implementing and documenting Firmware to customer needs
- Some knowledge/familiarity of Waveform Technologies including knowledge of commercially
available products and best practice methodologies

- Experience with Vivado, Matlab, Simulink of SysML or UMl
- Working knowledge of XILINX and VHDL

We can offer you all of this and more...
- Exciting career development opportunities across our transnational, market leading company
- An attractive company pension scheme
- Airbus Group annual profit share
- A growing range of additional benefits
- Flexible working hours

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.





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