Firmware (FPGA) Engineer

Employer: Thales UK
Job location
Reading, various UK locations
Job term
Job closing date

The Role:

Projects involve using the latest industry class development tools for FPGA and SoC hardware technologies. Work is carried out to a structured firmware design process.

The roles are based in many of our Thales UK sites and most support a mix of on-site and remote working. Depending on the specific projects, specific roles may require periods of time to be spent at Customer sites and/or integration facilities.

As a People first Employer, we are passionate about providing you with opportunities to advance your engineering career and are committed to giving our employees the support they need to reach their professional goals. This includes support in submission of Professional Registration applications, funding membership of a professional body, and access to a wide variety of learning resources through our comprehensive e-Learning Engine. We also offer development pathways towards roles such as Firmware Architect, Firmware Engineering Manager, or a recognised Thales Specialist or Expert.

The role holder reports to the Firmware Capability Lead. The key individual responsibilities are:

  • Lead firmware teams to deliver firmware projects to agreed time, cost and quality

  • Architect firmware designs to promote re-useable firmware development.

  • Verify firmware using Hardware Verification Languages or Hardware Description languages

  • Design firmware using Hardware Description Languages

  • Enhancement of firmware related processes (documenting, scripting, reporting, process automation)

  • Working closely with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Work package management of firmware projects

About you:

We are looking for a proactive Firmware (FPGA Design) professional with a background in digital electronic design; experience in hardware development languages VHDL and Verilog would be advantageous but we are open to individuals versed with other development languages. You will be well versed with verification methodology and test bench architecture as well as simulation of designs using a simulator tool. Knowledge of development tools would also be advantageous;   Xilinx Vivado, Altera Quartus, Microsemi Libero, Lattice Diamond.

Please click the link to apply: