AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2019 it generated revenues of € 70.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as one of the world’s leading space companies. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.
Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.
We are looking for a Digital Signal Processing / FPGA Engineer to join us at Airbus Defence & Space in Portsmouth. You will join our Earth Observation, Science and Navigation group (ENS) and report to the Head of Instruments.
You will work on the latest tools to exploit advanced FPGA products from Xilinx and Atmel, on state-of-the art developments for a new space-borne environmental radar satellite for the European Space Agency (ESA).
You will be subject to a BPSS (including criminal record) check.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Analyse requirements and produce FPGA designs for Space applications using VHDL on Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale and/or Actel target devices
Analyse and maintain budgets to meet requirements, considering environmental factors and margins
Develop and implement verification strategies, test benches, plans and procedures to ensure verification and validation of performance
Prepare documentation in compliance with ECSS requirements on ASIC and FPGA development: ECSS-Q-ST-60-02C
Prepare and present oral and written information for formal project reviews and customer progress meetings
Participate in hardware testing and debugging with embedded firmware
You will be required to travel semi-regularly to support the project.
Experienced in DSP design and firmware development with advanced Xilinx FPGAs or similar
Able to integrate complex FPGAs and digital boards
Experience in use of Mentor graphics tools including Signal & Power Integrity analysis
What we can offer to you
In return we can offer a competitive salary with annual profit share; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and very strong, very real strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.
Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.
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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.