Senior FPGA Engineer

Senior FPGA Engineer

Job Title: Senior FPGA Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Salary: DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: OS3229
Contact Name: Oli Solari
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2021 14:32

Job Description

Job Title: Senior FPGA Engineer

Location: Southampton

Salary: DOE


About the Company

My client is an exciting IP company that provides game-changing software and hardware acceleration for 5G mobile communications.

About the Role

  • This is a unique opportunity to join a fast-growing company on the South coast
  • We are seeking a Senior FPGA Engineer with 10+ years of relevant industry experience to contribute to the development of our hardware solutions.


  • Apply specialised skills and expertise to enable team to make the successful and timely delivery of projects
  • Provide mentoring to aid the development of junior colleagues
  • Lead the optimisation, synthesis and characterisation of FPGA solutions
  • Support customers in the validation, synthesis and integration of FPGA solutions
  • Design and develop support functionality to target IP solutions to FPGA hardware platforms
  • Develop best practices procedures and design policies to improve IP quality of results.

 Qualifications and Experience


  • Degree qualified (or equivalent)
  • 10+ years of experience in relevant field in the industry
  • PCIe and DRAM high-speed interfacing with FPGA
  • Experience of design and implementation of products using AXI4 or Avalon interfaces
  • Experience of developing synthesis and implementation strategies from scratch
  • Optimisation, synthesis, characterisation, validation and integration of FPGA solutions
  • Proficiency in EDA tools (Intel Quartus Pro, Xilinx Vivado and/or Mentor)


  • Experience of porting FPGA designs to ASIC targets
  • Experience of ASIC synthesis and back-end processes
  • Automation (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Knowledge of communications signal processing algorithms (ideally error correction, equalisation, channel estimation, beamforming or another baseband component)

Personal Attributes

  • Must be highly capable, motivated, enthusiastic, innovative and personable
  • Should have hands-on experience of relevant industry tools, techniques and technology
  • Should be a team player, with an approach to version control and documentation that enables others
  • Should be presentable and with the commitment to build long term viable relationships with all stakeholders
For more information about this role please contact Oli on or call 0203 435 5598