Location: Bellshill Salary: Competitive Employment Type: Permanent
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Job purpose/ key responsibilities and skills

To work on the next generation products for animal diagnostic imaging equipment and the design of low power embedded systems for ultrasound scanning in a harsh environment.

  • Firmware/FPGA Development. Design and integration of complex digital IP blocks targeting ultrasound specific applications.
  • Design using Altera Design Toolchain/Suite.
  • HW/SW Co-Design of FPGA-based SOC, use of ARM Cortex A9 hard core processor.
  • Development and execution of FPGA test benches to simulate and verify designs before targeting to embedded hardware. Use of ModelSim to simulate and debug code.
  • Use of Verilog/VHDL and Altera block design.
  • Use Embedded Linux on Altera FPGA – generating preloader, compiling and configuring of bootloader, Linux kernel and device tree.
  • Use of C for both application code and generation of device drivers.
  • Opportunity to gain exposure to RF design, configuring wireless modules/chipset (WLAN, Bluetooth,etc).
  • Assist in project task identification and duration estimation
  • Manage project tasks against a planned schedule
  • Report task effort and progress

Education/ experience

  • Qualified to Degree level in Electronic Engineering
  • Considerable experience in Firmware/FPGA Design using Altera or Xilinx Design suite.
  • Experienced with SoC FPGA Design and hard or soft processor integration recommended.
  • Experience using DSP, Digital filter techniques, video processing, I/O interfaces (DVI, HDMI, video composite), DMA recommended.
  • Experience with embedded Linux recommended.
  • Knowledge of ultrasound theory, technology and applications would be advantageous

Competencies/ key characteristics

  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • Inventive, methodical debug and fault finding
  • Good approach to planning
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Quick to learn new development tools and technologies

Package: Competitive base salary; Company Profit Scheme; Company Pension Scheme; Life Assurance Cover x 4 basic salary; Flexitime

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Location: Bellshill Salary: Competitive Employment Type: Permanent
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